Activism

Pope Francis: “Who is my neighbor?”

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE WORLD MEETINGS OF POPULAR MOVEMENTS IN MODESTO (CALIFORNIA) [16-18 FEBRUARY 2017] (10 FEBRUARY 2017) Dear Brothers and Sisters, First of all, I would like to congratulate you for your effort in replicating on a national level the work being developed in the World Meetings … Continue reading Pope Francis: “Who is my neighbor?”

Remembering Elie Wiesel, Who Inspired Me To Write About Palestine

I learned of Wiesel’s death through Facebook, and immediately went searching in my old file drawer for a photograph. The photo shows my face, very young and fresh, between the faces of Elie Wiesel and Oprah. I had written an essay for a contest in which we were asked to apply the story of Night … Continue reading Remembering Elie Wiesel, Who Inspired Me To Write About Palestine

Democrats try to bury Palestine in middle of the night

In the early morning hours of 25 June, while many Americans were asleep, Hillary Clinton allies on the Democratic Party’s platform drafting committee blocked a motion that called for an end to Israel’s military occupation and illegal settlement enterprise. The vote came after several grueling hours of bickering between members named to the committee by … Continue reading Democrats try to bury Palestine in middle of the night

Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Please sign and share the petition to raise awareness and stop the World Wide Epidemic of Lyme Disease and other Tick Born Pathogens. SEE ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW Grève de la faim Matthias Lacoste, père de deux enfants de 4 ans et 20 mois, a décidé d’arrêter de s’alimenter et stopper l’ensemble de ses traitements depuis … Continue reading Right To Cure: Lyme Disease Patient Goes On Hunger Strike

Local Boycotts Of G4S: Responding To The Orlando Massacre

We mourn with Orlando, Florida. We mourn as witnesses of the largest massacre on this continent since Wounded Knee in 1890. In this mourning, we also see that we are galvanized by our sadness to rally together as small communities dotting the earth, as people rooted in our local places, our homes. We are inspired … Continue reading Local Boycotts Of G4S: Responding To The Orlando Massacre

Hedy Epstein's Message To The World: STAY HUMAN

Hedy Epstein's Obituary by Dianne Lee Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, 91, died at her home in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, on May 26, 2016. An internationally renowned, respected and admired advocate for human and civil rights, Hedy was encircled by friends who lovingly cared for her at home. Born August 15, 1924, in the Bavarian … Continue reading Hedy Epstein's Message To The World: STAY HUMAN

In Israel, BDS Is Winning

In Israel, BDS is Winning The first ever anti-BDS conference in Israel brought together politicians of all stripes to show their commitment to the fight against boycotts. In doing so, however, they showed just how effective the boycott movement really is. Israel’s best selling newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, and its online platform Ynet, hosted a conference … Continue reading In Israel, BDS Is Winning

Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference 2015

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN & AVAILABLE for our Oct. 10th, 2015 Conference: Teaching for Social Justice-- Challenging a Culture of Violence To register, click on the "REGISTER NOW" button at the end of this page! When October 10th, 2015 9:00 AM through 5:00 PM Location 3750 18th Street Mission High School San Francisco, CA 94114-2614 … Continue reading Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference 2015

Palestinian Children In Israeli Military Detention Need You To Raise Your Voice

ACTION ALERT Jewish Voice for Peace Letter to John Kerry Ask your Representative to add their name to Rep. Betty McCullom’s sign-on letter to John Kerry. Find your Representative Sample Letter Language: Dear Representative- As one of your constituents, I am writing to urge you to sign on to Rep. Betty McCollum's letter to Secretary … Continue reading Palestinian Children In Israeli Military Detention Need You To Raise Your Voice

Send Back The BearCat

Petitioning Santa Cruz City Council: Send Back the BearCat Please Sign the Petition Last week, President Obama ended the federal government's transfer of military equipment to police departments and limited the transfer of a broader range of military-style equipment, including vehicles like the BearCat that our City Council recently allowed the Santa Cruz Police Department … Continue reading Send Back The BearCat