[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, April 11, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Apr 6 14:44:15 EDT 2016

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming Monday, April 11 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark; 
as a reminder we now meet on the second Monday of each month.

Here's the proposed agenda for Monday'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:
    ---Fri March 18: "No More US Wars in Iraq and Libya"--debrief
    ---Tabling at PSR youth writing contest w/Dahr Jamail Apr. 29--plans
    ---Hiroshima day 2016-- info
    ---Next Peace Network action/mobilization for Sept 11-- planning
    ---Guantanamo resolution--updates
    ---Meeting with peace and justice community members--reports
    ---BDS resolution regarding City investments-- update
    ---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)
   ---Remembering Jean Al Salman (memorial Sunday 4/10, 2 PM @
       Multnomah Monthly Meeting)

8:30 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space / phone
     Outreach/membership recruitment

8:40 PM Set next meeting

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.

Also, quick pitch: We've been at this for 24 years and need your support 
to help us keep doing our work! If you can send a donation of any size it 
will go a long way, PJW's annual budget is about $12,000 a year!

--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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