BLOCK THE BOAT #BDS

END ISRAELI APARTHEID

INTERNATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION

June 2nd to June 9th, 2021

ACTIONS BY CITY:
Vancouver, Canada – June 7-9, 2021

Block the Boat Vancouver: End Israeli Apartheid, Defend Palestine

June 7th – June 9th, Date and Time TBD, Vancouver.

Text your name to (833) 590-1987 to join and get updates.

Join us to stand with workers and community organizers in Oakland, who have blocked a cargo ship operated by ZIM- Israel’s largest and oldest shipping company- from docking for over 10 days. Let’s send a clear message that apartheid is not welcome at Vancouver’s ports!”

 

Seattle, Washington, USA – June 2, 2021

Block the Boat Seattle: Call to Action!

June 2nd, Time TBD, Seattle, WA.

Text your name to (833) 584-1948 to join and get updates.

A ship from Israeli shipping company ZIM called the ZIM San Diego is scheduled to dock in Seattle on Wednesday. We are calling on Seattle to be ready to block it! 

New York & New Jersey, USA – June 6, 2021

Block the Boat: New York & New Jersey Call to Action

June 6th – Time TBD, Port of New York.

Text your name to (833) 320-1973 to join and get updates.

Join us to stand with workers and community organizers in Oakland, who have blocked a cargo ship operated by ZIM- Israel’s largest and oldest shipping company- from docking for over 11 days. A ship from Israeli shipping company called the ZIM Tarragona is scheduled to dock in the Port of NY on Sunday, June 6th. Let’s send a clear message: apartheid is not welcome at NYC and NJ ports!

 

Los Angeles, CA, USA – June 2-3, 2021

#BlockTheBoat Los Angeles

June 2nd-3rd – Time & Location TBD

Text your name to (855) 609-1967 to join and get updates.

Join us to stand with workers and community organizers in Oakland, who have blocked a cargo ship operated by ZIM- Israel’s largest and oldest shipping company- from docking for over 11 days. Let’s send a clear message: apartheid is not welcome at our ports!

Houston, Texas, USA – June 5, 2021

From Houston to Palestine: Rise Up for Liberation

June 5th @ 2-5PM

The Boeing Company

3700 Bay Area Blvd, Houston, TX 77058

Boeing is selling $735 million in bombs to Israel. Refuse Military Support for Genocide! A protest in solidarity with the International Week of Action to #BlockTheBoat. 

Detroit, Michigan, USA – June 8, 2021

Defend Palestine: BlockTheBoat Detroit

June 8th @ 1PM

ZIM Shipping Facility

11677 South Wayne Road

Romulus, Michigan

Join the #BlockTheBoat Detroit action as they protest the ZIM shipping facility in solidarity with the International Week of Action. 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 13, 2021

#BlockTheBoat Solidarity Protest in Philly

June 12th @ 3PM

City Hall

 

New York, USA – June 9, 2021

#BlockTheBoat NY: Defend Palestine

June 9th @ 4PM

ZIM America Offices

1110 South Ave.

Staten Island

Join the #BlockTheBoat Detroit action as they protest the ZIM shipping facility in solidarity with the International Week of Action. 

Contact us for more information or to get involved

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BREAKING NEWS: We're suing @LondonBreed, @SFPD & the City of SF for their efforts to criminalize homelessness through an array of brutal policing practices that violate the constitutional rights of unhoused San Franciscans.

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Join us for “DREAM Beyond Bars and Borders,” on Thurs, Oct 6th, 2:30pm at Oscar Grant Plaza.

Hosted by @CURYJ and @mujrsunidas, as part of the @ggjalliance's 8th Membership Assembly. More info at: http://fb.me/e/27WPAVShB

#GGJIntoFormation #DreamBeyond

Eid approved for a 23-24 calendar by a majority of @SFUnified Commissioners on 8/9 came up AGAIN at yday's BOE meeting.

Ppl will give you a 1,000 reasons why, but the main driver behind the backlash has been anti-Muslim bias.

It's been ugly. 🧵

https://sfstandard.com/education/legal-threat-averted-sf-schools-pause-plans-to-call-off-class-for-muslim-holidays/

"This is a grassroots-led effort from the Muslim community. I encourage you to prioritize the psychological safety of Muslim families by not caving into islamophobic backlash" - From a youth case manager in San Francisco demanding the BOE to support Eid #SFEid #SFEidResolution

Lisa, a former SFUSD employee “Muslim students within SFUSD, deserve to have Eid off and honored as a religious holiday… I urge the board to stand by their principle of being anti-racist” #SFEid #SFEidResolution

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