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14 Friends of Palestine, Marin County

Al-Awda (The Palestine Right to Return Coalition), Carlsbad

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, Los Angeles (ADC-LA)

American Muslim Alliance (AMA), Newark

American Muslims for Palestine

ANSWER Coalition, San Francisco

Arab American Union Members Council

Boalt Hall National Lawyers Guild, Berkeley

BDS-LA for Justice in Palestine, Los Angeles

BOYCOTT-Israelis in Support of BDS, Tel Aviv, Israel

Cafe Intifada, Los Angeles

Campaign to End Israeli Apartheid-Southern California

Chico Peace and Justice Center

Coalition of Women for Peace, Israel

Council for the National Interest (CNI), and CNI Foundation, Washington, DC

Davis Committee for Palestinian Rights

Deir Yassin Remembered

Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace-USA (FFIPP-USA)

Fellowship of Reconciliation - Los Angeles

Free Gaza California

Fresno Center for NonViolence

Friends of Sabeel North America Chapters
     Los Angeles County Chapter
     Orange County Chapter

Friends of Tent of Nations North America

Independent Jewish Voices Canada

International Action Center, Los Angeles (IAC-LA)

International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN-California)

Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD-USA)

Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) - National, Oakland
     Bay Area Chapter
     Sacramento Chapter

Justice for Palestinians, San Jose

Justice Voices, Marin

Keep Hope Alive Olive Tree Campaign of Bay Area Presbyterians

Los Angeles Jews for Peace

Los Angeles-Palestine Labor Solidarity Committee

Middle East Children's Alliance (MECA), Berkeley

Middle East Peace Fellowship, Los Angeles

Muslim American Society Immigrant Justice and Legal Clinic, Washington, DC

Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), Los Angeles

Muslim Students Association (MSA-West)

National Lawyers Guild International Committee

Nonviolence International, Washington, DC

Northern California United National Antiwar Committee

Office of the Americas, Los Angeles

Pakistani American Democratic Forum (PADF), Newark

Palestine-Israel Working Group, Nevada County

Palestinian American Congress, Sacramento

Patrick Henry Democratic Club, Orange County

Peace Fresno

PeaceMark, Valley Center

Progressive Democrats of the East Bay, Bay Area

Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles

Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains, Topanga

Resource Center for Nonviolence, Santa Cruz

Riverside Area Peace and Justice Action

Sacramento Area Peace Action

Sacramento BDS Working Group

SEIU Local 721 Caucuses, Los Angeles
     Latino Caucus
     Social and Economic Justice Caucus

St. James Gospel Justice Group, St. James Catholic Church, Davis

Students for Justice in Palestine, San Diego State University

Tarabut-Hithabrut, Tel Aviv, Israel
     Arab-Jewish Movement for Social & Political Change

Topanga Peace Alliance

Tree of Life Foundation

Holy Land Education and Peace Building Project

U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, Washington, DC

Venice Peace and Freedom Party

Women in Black Chapters
     Bay Area Chapter
     Los Angeles Chapter

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"We defeated apartheid nonviolently because the international community agreed to support the disinvestment in apartheid campaign. A similar campaign can help to bring peace in the Middle East and do so nonviolently."

—Archbishop Desmond Tutu, August 2010

Anna Baltzer, Human Rights Activist and Author, Witness in Palestine

Phyllis Bennis, New Internationalism Project, Institute for Policy Studies. Washington, DC

Mark Braverman, Activist and Author, Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land

Noam Chomsky, Author, Institute Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cindy and Craig Corrie, Activist Parents of Rachel Corrie; Founders, Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice

Hedy Epstein, Activist and Speaker

Norman Finkelstein, Writer and Lecturer

Bill Fletcher, Jr., Former President, TransAfrica Forum

Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Cynthia McKinney, Former Congresswoman (Georgia), Green Party Presidential Nominee

Cindy Sheehan, National Director, Peace of the Action

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate, Cape Town, South Africa

"As a human rights activist and Jewish woman of conscience, I endorse this ballot measure urging California to divest in companies complicit in Israeli occupation of Palestine... let us say, "No more money for the brutal Israeli occupation of Palestine. Californians support human rights."

—Marcy Winograd, Former CA Congressional Candidate, August 2010

Laila Al-Marayati, Muslim Public Affairs Council

Carlos Alvarez, Candidate for CA Governor (Peace & Freedom Party; Party for Socialism & Liberation)

Sara Amir, Former California Green Party Candidate for Lt. Governor

Aris Anagnos, Peace Activist, Executive VP, Southern California Chapter of Americans for Democratic Action - Los Angeles

Charles Anderson, President, Orange County Chapter, American Civil Liberties Union; Chair, OC Peace and Freedom Party; Former President, Tustin Municipal Employee Association

Rev. Dr John Anderson, Presbyterian Minister, San Francisco

Hussam Ayloush, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations, Greater Los Angeles Area

Sam Bahour, Palestinian American Activist and businessperson, Palestine

Hatem Bazian, Founder and National Chairman, American Muslims for Palestine, Berkeley

Richard Becker, Author, Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire

Marylou Cabral, Candidate for CA Secretary of State (Peace & Freedom Party; Party for Socialism and Liberation)

Richard R. Castaldo, Peace & Freedom Party (PFP) Congressional Candidate for CA 30th District; Columbine CO High School Survivor, Los Angeles

Rev. Jim Conn, Retired United Methodist Minister, Former Mayor, Santa Monica

Roger Dittmann, California State University, Fullerton; President, US Federation of Scholars and Scientists; Former President, AFT #1588; Former President, Unitarian Society, Orange County

Frank Dorrel, Los Angeles Peace Activist, Grassroots Educator and Publisher, Addicted to War

Allan Fisher, City College of San Francisco; Executive Board, AFT 2121

Jess Ghannam, Coordinating Committee, Al-Awda (The Palestinian Right to Return Coalition), San Francisco

Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb, Cofounder, Shomer Shalom Network for Jewish Nonviolence

Beau Grosscup, Former Chapter President, California Faculty Association (CFA), Chico

Daniel Hamburg, Former US Congressman, Former California Green Party Candidate for Governor

Sheikh Taha Hassane, Imam, Islamic Center of San Diego

Dr. Maher Hathout , Chairman, Islamic Shura Council

Scott Kennedy, Cofounder, Resource Center for Nonviolence; Board Member, Interfaith Peace-Builders; Two-time Former Mayor, Santa Cruz

Hamid Khan, Executive Director, South Asian Network, Artesia

Janet Kobren, Oakland, Retired New York City Teacher; Gaza Freedom Flotilla Participant; Member, American Federation of Teachers (AFT)

James Lafferty, Executive Director, National Lawyers Guild, Los Angeles

Pamela de Maigret, Foreign Correspondent, Documentary Filmmaker and Writer, Los Angeles

Rev. Darrel Meyers, Retired Presbyterian Minister, Los Angeles

Michael Novick, Author, Publisher, Turning the Tide; Former Chapter Chair, United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA); Former Member, UTLA House of Representatives

Jim Odling, Retired Member, Firefighters Local 1014, Los Angeles

Ed Purcell, Labor Relations Consultant, Los Angeles

David Rasmussen, Former President, California Association of Professional Scientists

Gloria La Riva, CA Candidate for U.S. Congress (Peace & Freedom Party; Party for Socialism & Liberation)

Bernard Rohrbacher, Director of Representation, California Faculty Association (CFA)

Emma Rosenthal, Retired Teacher/STRS member; Director, Cafe Intifada; Contributor, Shifting Sands: Jewish Women Confront the Israeli Occupation

Khalilah Sabra, Civil Rights Activist and Author, An Unordinary Death, the Life of a Palestinian

Gonzalo Santos, Former Chapter President, California Faculty Association (CFA), Bakersfield

Stanley K. Sheinbaum, Founding Publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly; UC Regent Emeritus; President, Los Angeles Police Commission

Rev. Jerald M. Stinson, Senior Minister, First Congregational Church of Long Beach

Shakeel Syed, Executive Director, Islamic Shura Council of Southern California

Clarence Thomas, Former Secretary-Treasurer, ILWU Local 10, Oakland

Mohammad Ashraf Toor, National Chair, Pakistani American Democratic Forum (PADF)

Imam Mustafa Umar, Associate Director - Islamic Society of Corona-Norco

Darlene Wallach, Northern California Coordinator, Free Gaza Movement, San Jose

Donna Wallach, Justice for Palestinians, San Jose

Rev. DarEll T. Weist, Retired United Methodist Minister, Pasadena

Marcy Winograd, Former CA Congressional Candidate; STRS Participant, Los Angeles

Rev. Dr. Tony Wolfe, Presbyterian Minister, San Diego

Rev. Michael Yoshii, Buena Vista United Methodist Church, Alameda