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Join the Sacramento Regional Coalition for Palestinian Rights in demanding that our government end its support for the Israeli government’s war crimes and other violations of human rights and international law.
Contact us at: SacReg4PalestinianRights@gmail.comFacebook, @sac4pal

On September 10, Congressmembers Bera, Garamendi, and Matsui received a letter from over two dozen area organizations asking them to co-sponsor HR 8050 to stop Israel’s illegal annexation and HR 2407 to protect Palestinian children. To add your group’s signature, email

ACT NOW: Tell these Congressmembers or your representative to co-sponsor HR 8050: To prohibit United States Government recognition of the Israeli Government’s claim of sovereignty over the occupied West Bank. (More info below.)

Click to send a message through: Jewish Voice for Peace, and/or Friends of  Sabeel: A Christian Voice for Palestine and/or American Muslims for Palestine.

Also contact your Representative directly. (See sample wording below.)

More info on HR 8050
If passed, HR 8050 will prohibit the United States government from recognizing Israeli claims of sovereignty over any part of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and prohibit U.S. military funding to Israel being used for further annexation of Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank. Click for more info.

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Sample wording
Dear ___
As your constituent, I urge you to take a stand for international law and human rights by:
1) Co-sponsoring HR 8050 To prohibit United States Government recognition of the Israeli Government’s claim of sovereignty over the occupied West Bank, and for other purposes. This is consistent with your signing the June 25 letter opposing Israel’s proposed annexation of Palestinian lands.
2) Co-sponsoring HR 2407, the Promoting Human Rights for Palestinian Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation Act, a bill prohibiting U.S. taxpayer funding for the military detention of children by any country, including Israel.

More on HR 2407

  1. Become a citizen co-sponsor of HR 2407:  Click here.
  2. Adding your organization’s name to the letter asking Reps. Matsui, Bera, and Garamendi  to co-sponsor HR 2407. To add your group’s signature, email

More Actions:

► Tell your Representative MatsuiBeraGaramendi or other to: Co-sponsor H. Res. 496 “that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution.” Introduced by Reps. Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and John Lewis. Click to email your rep.

♦ Sign petition to tell Ben and Jerry’s to stop selling their ice cream in Israel’s illegal settlements. Click here to send a comment from B & J’s website. Click for more info  

♦ Boycott Hewlett-Packard and other companies that support Israel’s abuses.

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♦ See calendar for more community peace & justice events.

►Read Coalition Statement  on murder of George Floyd.

► Tell our elected officials to end support for the blockade of Gaza and economic warfare against Iran by signing these petitions:

  1. Stop Israeli killer drones.
  2. Tell Congress to Provide Necessary Humanitarian Assistance to Palestinians Battling COVID-19 Outbreak
  3. Tell Congress to end the blockade on Gaza NOW.
  4. End Sanctions against Iran.
  5. Tell Congress to defund Israel’s human rights abuses and re-fund life-saving programs for Palestinians
  6. Dismantle the Ghetto: Take the settlers out of Hebron.
  7. Israel must release all Palestinian child detainees amid Covid 19 pandemic

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