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Action Alert: Support the Olympia Food Co-op Now! We Need Your Support Urgently!

July 24, 2010
Just last week the Board of Directors of the Olympia Food Co-op took thecourageous step of instituting a boycott of Israeli goods, the firstgrocery boycott of Israel in the US. Already, there is a movement afoot tocondemn the Co-op for taking this important stand. Board and staff arereceiving aggressive emails and phone calls, and we need to show them thatthere is local support for the boycott.

Just last week the Board of Directors of the Olympia Food Co-op took thecourageous step of instituting a boycott of Israeli goods, the firstgrocery boycott of Israel in the US. Already, there is a movement afoot tocondemn the Co-op for taking this important stand. Board and staff arereceiving aggressive emails and phone calls, and we need to show them thatthere is local support for the boycott. Please, thank the Olympia FoodCo-op and its board of directors for supporting human rights in Palestine:

Send brief emails of thanks to [email protected], with a copy [email protected] your support for this boycott by signing our petition(http://www.olympiabds.org/get-involved/petition-in-support-of-the-olympi...)!Write a letter to the editor or op-ed to our local newspaper, The Olympian(http://www.theolympian.com/opinion/index.html#lteanchor), and send us acopy at [email protected] money to support the campaign(https://www.donationpay.org/olympiabds/).Visit us at www.olympiabds.org to learn more.

Olympia BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) is a grassroots network ofcommunity members in Olympia, WA, joining the call by Palestinian civilsociety for a non-violent, global movement of boycott, divestment, andsanctions of Israel, until it meets the requirements of human rights andinternational law.

Thanks for listening!

Olympia [email protected]

http://bdsmovement.net/?q=node/760

July 24, 2010
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