24 hours left: Sign for divestment now!

We have 24 hours before the leadership of TIAA-CREF, one of the largest retirement funds in the world, holds its annual meeting in New York City. We will be there, asking TIAA-CREF to divest from companies such as Veolia, a French company that owns and operates a landfill in the West Bank. This landfill uses captured Palestinian natural and land resources to process the trash that comes from the illegal Jewish-only settlements.

Last Thursday we asked your help to get 10,000 signatures for this meeting; by Monday morning we had exceeded 12,000! We’ve doubled our numbers in the last 4 days. Can we get to 15,000 signatures for divestment in the next 24 hours?

TIAA-CREF is a large fund. As of last March it had invested over 19 million dollars in Veolia alone. The fund’s leadership needs to hear your voice: no more profiting from the Israeli occupation!

Thanks,

Sydney Levy
Jewish Voice for Peace

I'm a teacher, writer, and activist based in Bangalore. I am dedicated to various issues including #BDS and Palestine, living Zero Waste, and reversing the effects of climate change.

Posted in Boycott, Divestment, Take Action, U.S. Organizing
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