Friday, March 30, 2012

TIAA-CREF Stop Supporting Occupation

In honor of Palestinian Land Day, students from Palestine and colleges and universities around the United States have joined the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP)- both US Campaign coalition members- in sending a video message to one of the largest financial services companies in the United States: divest from corporations that profit from the Israeli occupation.  

The video below calls on TIAA-CREF to end its investments in corporations that profit from Israel's military occupation of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.  Some of these corporations include Veolia, Hewlett-Packard and Caterpillar that often provide services or products on US campuses, but also help to entrench the system of inequality and military occupation in Israel and Palestine.

Watch the video below and then join over 24,000 people of conscience who have already signed the petition to ask TIAA-CREF to stop investing in companies that profit from the Israeli occupation. 

Make sure to share with your friends and tweet to @TC_Talks to stop supporting Israel's occupation.