[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, August 8, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Aug 4 12:42:43 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, July at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark. 
Due to the vagaries of the calendar and the lateness of last month's 
meeting, only three weeks have passed, but it's time to meet again.

Don't forget to join us at the PPRC Friday rally tomorrow to remember Iraq 
War III and Ferguson 2 Years Later, and Hiroshima 71 Years Later.

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, Gaza

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
    ---Hiroshima day 2016-- Tuesday Aug 9 -- final updates
    ---Sept 9 Friday rally 9/11 15 years later
    ---Aug 5 Friday rally Iraq War III/Ferguson 2 years later--report back
    ---Sept 23 (Syria 2 years later)/Oct 7 (Afghanistan 15 years later)
        Friday rallies-- planning
    ---Troops home campaign-- letter to Governor candidates-- updates
    ---Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair tabling (Sept 10)-- updates
    ---Guantanamo resolution--updates
    ---Meeting with peace and justice community members--reports
    ---BDS resolution regarding City investments-- update
    ---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 / 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.

As always, we 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. In particular, we're still 
looking for $100 to help make the Tower of Peace
    Donate on line: http://www.pjw.info/pjwdonate.html

--dan handelman
Peace and Justice Works
    Iraq Affinity Group
    PO Box 42456
    Portland, OR   97242
    (503) 236-3065  (Office)
    iraq at pjw.info

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