2nd Sat, boycott Israeli team, other actions you can take for Palesitnian Rights

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Fri Sep 12 13:38:05 PDT 2014

Despite Israeli promises, Palestinians in Gaza remain under deadly blockade
and siege.  And Israel’s occupation and land theft in the West Bank
continue as does discrimination against Palestinian citizens of Israel.
Here are actions you can take:

● This Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 at 2nd Saturday, downtown:
     - Participate in the March
<https://www.facebook.com/events/544395102354596> & Die-in to Free Palestine
at 2nd Saturday. Bring signs, red bandannas (to symbolize blood during the
die-in), and your voice.
    Meet 7pm at Sutters Fort, 2701 L St. Sacramento. FMI:
camphgr55 at gmail.com
     - Join Palestinian rights leafleters at 2nd Saturday, 6-8pm - FMI:
SacramentoBDS at gmail.com

● On Tuesday, Sept 16, 2014, 4 - 6pm, Demand an End U.S. Aid to Israel on
the 32nd anniversary of the
hat> Sabra and Shatila Massacre at the weekly end U.S. militarism vigil,
16th & J, Sacramento. 916-448-7157.

● Help educate others, bring them to local events like the film: Voices
Across the Divide <http://voicesacrossthedivide.com/documentary> . A
personal journey to understand the Palestinian narrative as well as the
implications and contradictions of deeply held cultural beliefs in the
Jewish community. Discussion following with filmmaker Alice Rothchild. FMI:
sacramento at jewishvoiceforpeace.org

The film will be shown:
* Saturday, Sept 13, 2014, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, 890 57th St.

* Thursday, Sept 18, 2014, 7pm, 716 N St., Davis.

● Boycott the Oct 18 Sacramento Kings game against Israel’s Maccabi Haifa
basketball team.  Join the protest outside the arena (FMI:
Sacramentobds at gmail.com) or, if you attend, wear a Kaffayeh or t-shirt or
bring a sign in support of Palestinian rights.  Contact Kings’ President
Chris Granger, ( <mailto:cgranger at kings.com> cgranger at kings.com; 916
928-0000) and ask him to cancel the game and issue a public statement
condemning Israel’s recent attacks on Palestinians in Gaza.  Tell him the
Kings should not be supporting Israel’s war crimes by playing this team.
<http://www.nba.com/kings/contact-us> Click for other Kings contacts.

● Contact Obama and Congress and ask them why the U.S. continues to support
a lying Israeli regime. According to Democracy Now and other sources,
Israeli officials have admitted that Hamas leadership had no part in the
kidnapping of the 3 Israeli teens in July, an incident that was used to
attack and kill over 2000 Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank. Tell Obama
and Congress they must pressure Israel to end the blockade and siege on Gaza
and the occupation and land theft in the West Bank. Click for contact info
or see below <http://sacbds.org/contact/> .

● Consider not donating to ANY of the Congressional representatives who
represent parts of Sacramento County, Matsui, Bera, Garamendi and letting
them know you aren’t supporting them because they all supported Israel’s
brutal July/August attack on Gaza.  <http://sacbds.org/contact/> Click for
contact info or see below.

● If you have not already done so, please, sign the petition
demanding the reinstatement of Palestinian-American Professor Dr. Steven
Salaita fired from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, for his
public criticism of the U.S.-sponsored Israeli massacres in Gaza.
<http://sacbds.org/petitions/> Click to sign other petitions for Palestinian

● Join or support the Sacramento Team for the 5 K Walk/Run for Gaza on
October 18 at the Lake Merced Park near CSU San Francisco.
<http://www.firstgiving.com/team/273795> Click to donate or participate.
Carpools from Sacramento: SacReg4PalestinianRights at gmail.com or
<mailto:dlmandel at gmail.com> dlmandel at gmail.com

Contact information for Federal electeds representing the Sacramento area

 <http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact%C2%A0%C2%A0%20> President Obama
 <http://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/submit-questions-and-comments> Click to
Tweet: @WhiteHouse
Comments: 202-456-1111 - Switchboard: 202-456-1414
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500

U.S. Congress
All members: Congressional Switchboard 202-224-3121

 <https://www.boxer.senate.gov/en/contact/offices/washington.cfm> Senator
Barbara Boxer
 <https://www.boxer.senate.gov/en/contact/policycomments.cfm> Click to
Tweet: @SenatorBoxer
District: 501 I Street, Suite 7-600, Sacramento, CA 95814
DC: 202- 224-3553 - Fax (202) 228-3865

 <http://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/contact> Senator Dianne
One Post Street, Suite 2450, San Francisco, CA 94104
 <https://www.feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/e-mail-me> Click to
Tweet:  <https://twitter.com/SenFeinstein> @SenFeinstein
DC: 202- 224-3841 Fax: (202) 228-3954

REPRESENTATIVES - <http://www.house.gov/representatives/find>  Click to find
your representative.

(District 5)
 <http://matsui.house.gov/> Representative Doris Matsui
 <https://matsui.house.gov/email-representative-matsui> Click to email.
Tweet: @DorisMatsui
501 I Street, Suite 12-600, Sacramento, CA 95814
District: (916) 498-5600; fax: (916) 444-6117
DC: (202) 225-7163 Fax: (202) 225-0566

(District 3)
 <http://garamendi.house.gov/> Representative John Garamendi
 <https://garamendi.house.gov/contact-me/email-me> Click to email.
Tweet: @RepGaramendi
 <http://garamendi.house.gov/office/davis-office> Davis Office: 412 G
Street, Davis, CA 95616
District:  530-753-5301; Fax: 530-753-5614
DC:  (202) 225-1880; Fax: (202) 225-5914

(District 7)
 <http://bera.house.gov/> Representative Ami Bera
 <https://bera.house.gov/connect-with-me/email-ami> Click to email.
Tweet: @RepBera
District: 11070 White Rock Road, Suite 195, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
 (916) 635-0505; Fax: (916) 635-0514
DC:  (202) 225-5716; Fax: (202) 226-1298

(District 4)
 <http://mcclintock.house.gov/> Representative Tom McClintock
 <https://mcclintockforms.house.gov/forms/contact-form.shtml> Click to
Tweet: @RepMcClintock <https://mcclintockforms.house.gov/forms/contact-form.

District: 8700 Auburn-Folsom Road, Suite 100 Granite Bay, CA 95746
(916) 786-5560 Fax: (916) 786-6364
DC:  (202) 225-2511; Fax: (202) 225-5444

(District 1)
 <http://lamalfa.house.gov/contact> Doug LaMalfa

 <https://lamalfa.house.gov/contact/email-me> Click to email.
Tweet: @DougLaMalfa

District:  13626 New Airport Rd, Ste 106, Auburn, CA 95602
530-878-5035; Fax: 530-878-5037
DC: 202-225-3076

(District 9)
 <http://mcnerney.house.gov/contact> Jerry McNerney
 <https://mcnerney.house.gov/contact/email-me> Click to email.
Tweet: @RepMcNerney
District: 2222 Grand Canal Blvd. #7, Stockton, CA 95207
 (209) 476-8552; Fax: (209) 476-8587
DC:  (202) 225-1947; Fax: (202) 225-4060

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