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July 14, 2011

2011.07.14: LO Req. Tues. July 19 Adalah NY demo at TIAA-CREF

Filed under: Civil Liberties,International Human Rights,Palestine,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 2:41 pm

From: Morris, Susan
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2011 2:41 PM
To: ALAA MEMBERS; 1199 Members
Subject: LO Req. Tues. July 19 Adalah NY demo at TIAA-CREF

If you can legal observe for this event, please contact the Chapter office: (212) 679-6018

Who: Adalah-NY and others

What: Protest shareholders meeting

When: Tuesday, July 19, 4:30 – 6 PM

Where: TIAA-CREF headquarters 730 Third Ave (at 45th St)

Contact person: Patrick Connors

Contact number: (212) 380-6571

Why: July 19th is the day of TIAA-CREF’s annual shareholders’ meeting, held this year in Charlotte, NC. As part of a national campaign, human rights activists in cities across the US will protest to ask retirement-fund giant TIAA-CREF to divest from the Israeli occupation. TIAA-CREF’s motto is “For the Greater Good,” but this year, TIAA-CREF leadership refused to allow a shareholder resolution for divestment from Israeli occupation to be placed on the ballot at the annual shareholder meeting. Tell TIAA-CREF they can’t escape the call for divestment!

Organized by Adalah-NY: The NY Campaign for the Boycott of Israel; CODEPINK-NYC; Jewish Voice for Peace – NYC; Jewish Voice for Peace – Westchester; Brooklyn For Peace; WESPAC Foundation; Women in Black, Union Square (list in formation)

For more information, visit

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** Legal observers with gmail accounts can also request to share the calendar by replying to chapter.

Best regards,

Susan Howard

Chapter Coordinator

New York City Chapter

National Lawyers Guild

113 University Place, 8th fl.

New York, NY 10003

(212) 679-6018

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