[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Wednesday, August 12, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Aug 6 23:30:59 EDT 2015

Greetings Iraq Affinity Group supporters

Below is the announcement for the monthly meeting of the Iraq Affinity
Group, at 7 PM next Wednesday, August 12 at our office at 2807 SE Stark.

Here's the proposed agenda for Wednesday's meeting:

   The Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group is committed to educating
   the public about the effects of U.S. policy on the people of Iraq, and
   other areas including SW Asia, North Africa, and the "Middle East."

7:00 PM Political update: brief headlines including what's new in
         Iraq/Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Iran, Ukraine,
         Gaza and more

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
      ---"Report from VietNam" July 18 event-- debrief
      ---Iraq War III / Syria war: One year later Aug 7 (event) / Sep 23 &
          Authorizations for Use of Military Force-debrief/updates
      ---Hiroshima Day 2015: 70 years later (August 6) --debrief
      ---Afghanistan 14 years later: October 7-- planning / "Peace network"
      ---Meeting with peace and justice community members-reports
      ---War $$ home campaign-- petition updates & Council follow up
      ---Troops home campaign: next steps?
      ---Upcoming ideas /opportunities for educational forums/demonstrations
      --Other recent ideas

8:20 PM Other upcoming events/action items (incoming requests)

8:30 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space
          Outreach/membership recruitment
          Summer quarterly meeting Sat July 18 debrief

8:40 PM Set next meeting/announcements

8:45 PM end

Please write back if there is anything missing from the proposed agenda or
if you want to attend but won't be able to make it.

--dan handelman
Peace and Justice Works
         Iraq Affinity Group
         PO Box 42456
         Portland, OR   97242
         (503) 236-3065  (Office)
         iraq at pjw.info
         Donate on line: http://www.pjw.info/pjwdonate.html

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