• Students for Justice in Palestine

    UC Davis

  • THE MISSION

    Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is a diverse group of students, faculty, staff, and community members at the University of California, Davis, organized on democratic principles to promote justice, human rights, liberation, and self-determination for the Palestinian people.

  • Meetings

    Our general body meetings are open to the UC Davis student body.

    Meeting times will be announced under events. 

  • EVENTS

    Save the date!

    Thirsting for Justice 

    part two

    Tuesday, 16th Feb 2016, 5-7pm @ Memorial Union Smith Room

     

    We will be hearing from Ziad Abbas (Middle East Children's Alliance) and RIad Bahhur (Sacramento City College). Both of them will be speaking about Israel's water and agricultural policies and how they impact Palestinian lives.

    The Fight Against Racism

    black liberation & Palestinian solidarity

    Friday, 15th Jan 2016, 4-6pm @ Memorial Union DeCarli Room

     

    Join the conversation on the intersectionality of Black liberation and Palestinian solidarity with Keith Feldman, author of A Shadow Over Palestine.

    with The empowered arab sisterhood

    13 Nov 2015, 6pm.

    Come out and get to know the wonderful ladies of the Empowered Arab Sisterhood and the board members of SJP! There will be hookah and an opportunity to read poetry. We will also be providing hummus and discussing the complicity of Sabra Hummus in the occupation of Palestine.

    Remi Kanazi

    with jewish voice for peace

    Remi Kanazi is a poet, writer, and organizer based in New York City. He is the author of the new released collection of poetryBefore the Next Bomb Drops: Rising Up from Brooklyn to Palestine. He is also the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine (RoR Publishing, 2011) and the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al Jisser Group, 2008). 

    International Campus Day of Action

    #studentsforpalestine

    In collaboration with Davis Stands with Ferguson and Jewish Voice for Peace, SJP will be having an action to highlight the human rights violations against Palestinians. 

    BBQ Kick Off

    first fall event

    Join us for the first meeting of the quarter! Come meet our new board members and grab a bite too! 

  • Cool Stuff

    but seriously. 

    2016年1月13日
    My month spent under the remaining olive trees in Palestine will forever be burned into my memory. I grew up in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but am currently studying in the US. During my time in Palestine I volunteered at an organization in Nablus where I had the opportunity to work with young...
    2016年1月13日
    My name is Tawfiq Abdalrahim and I am a Palestinian living, studying, & working in Nablus. Nablus is the biggest city in the West Bank and it is located 30 miles north of Jerusalem. My parents and I were born in Nablus but we hold on tightly to the origins of our ancestors. My father’s...
    2016年1月13日
    My name is Eman. I am the daughter of two Palestinians who immigrated to the US over forty years ago in search of a more stable home. Our roots link back to a village named Saris, not far from Jerusalem. My grandparents tell me how beautiful their lives were in Saris before April 6, 1948...
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  • FAQ

    What is SJP?

    Students for Justice in Palestine envisions a world where humans are treated equally with respect and dignity; where people live without the oppression of foreign occupation. We envision a world where justice and the rule of law bind humans together. We envision that one day, Palestinians will be free from occupation, free from fear, free from poverty, and will be able to determine their own fate as an independent nation living peacefully with its neighbors. 

    What is BDS?

    The campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) is shaped by a rights-based approach and highlights the three broad sections of the Palestinian people: the refugees, those under military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and Palestinians in Israel. The call urges various forms of boycott against Israel until it meets its obligations under international law by: Ending its occupation and colonization of all Arab lands occupied in June 1967 and dismantling the Wall; Recognizing the fundamental rights of the Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel to full equality; and Respecting, protecting and promoting the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and properties as stipulated in UN Resolution 194. - See more at: http://bdsmovement.net/bdsintro#sthash.QhM3mQCa.dpuf

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