U.S. Events


California

We Are All Gazans
March 29, 2009
7pm
Veterans Memorial Building
Santa Cruz
Program consists of film "Dispatches:  The Killing Zone;" Speakers recently returned from Gaza; and discussion on BDS actions in Santa Cruz with materials and sign up sheets for each kind of action.  Email Maureen Smith for more information.

Commemoration and Film Screening
March 30, 2009
San Diego
Commemoration of Land Day and film screening of Wounds of the Heart: An Artist and Her Nation sponsored by San Diego Coalition for Justice in Palestine and the San Diego Chapter of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.  


Panel Discussion: "From La Frontera to Gaza: Chicano-Palestinian Connections"

March 30, 2009
12-3:30pm
Taper Hall of the Humanities 101
Los Angeles
Focuses on Boycott as a Non-Violent Tool; the links between Mexico and Palestine; the History of Palestine; and the Right to Education. USACBI event sponsored by the USC Department of American Studies and Ethnicity, Chicano and Latino American Studies, and USC Students for Justice in Palestine.

Distributing Boycott Flyers and Postcards
March 30, 2009
11:30-2pm, 6-8pm
Outside Verizon store
Santa Clara
3133 Mission College Blvd

Action to support Day of Global Action and BDS Bay Area Campaign's efforts.


DC

Rally to Support Divestment
March 30, 2009
12pm
The Flagpole at Howard University
DC
Rally to kick off Howard University's Divestment Campaign.

Israel Revealed
March 30, 2009
7-9pm
Howard University Blackburn Center Room 146
DC
Support the Political Education Action Committee's "Israel Revealed." Learn about Human Rights Violations, How the Gaza Strip is an Open Air Prison, Air Strikes on the Sudan; the Occupation Breaks International Law; the Israeli Lobby.

Kentucky

What Really Happened in Gaza?

March 28, 2009

6-9pm

The Rudyard Kipling

Louisville

422 West Oak St

Hear first hand the horror story about the siege on Gaza.  There will be entertainment, original plays, spoken word, and more.  This is in conjunction with the world day of solidarity with Palestine. Sponsored by the Louisville Committee for Peace in the Middle East, call 724-584-7418 for more information.

Massachusetts

Hang Up on Motorola!
March 30 thru April 30, 2009
Boston, Cambridge, etc.
Boston United for Justice with Peace is supporting the campign to boycott Motorola.  UJP members are participating in the leafletting campaign outside cell phone stores, distributing educational materials and are organizing a special coalition meeting to discuss BDS.  UJP considers the Israel-Palestine to be one of the most critical peace and justice issues of our time.

Michigan

Caterpillar Demonstration

March 30, 2009

7:30am

Caterpillar Dealership

Grand Rapids

US 131, between 76th and 84th Street, SW
Demonstration and launch of divestment campaign Brunch & Revolution.

New Jersey

BDS Global Day of Action
March 30, 2009
5-7pm
Corner George & Albany St
New Brunswick
Action to support the March 30 Day of Global Action on Boycott Divest and Sanction Israel.  For more information email Ellen Rosner.

New York

Leafletting at Motorola Office
March 30, 2009
7:45-9:30am
Brooklyn Motorola Office
Brooklyn
Leaflet outside of Motorola Office as Motorola employees go to work.

Launch of City-Wide Boycott Campaign
March 30, 2009
New York
Support the New York Campaign for the Boycott of Israel's launch of a city-wide boycott.

Wisconsin

Caterpillar Demonstration
March 30, 2009
12-1pm
Milwaukee
2601 W Clybourn
Protest to expose CAT's involvement in executing the occupation in Palestine.



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