[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, April 10, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Apr 6 12:50:15 EDT 2017

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 10 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark. 
(Meetings are generally on the 2nd 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."
   (Proposed to amend at meeting: "... and on the domestic cost of war.")

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

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
    ---March 2016, Iraq 14 Years later, Friday March 17-- report back
    ---Martin Luther King Jr "Beyond Viet Nam" reading 4/4 -- report back
    ---Hiroshima Day 2017: August 9-- updates
    ---Meetings with peace and justice community members
       --in light of likelihood of more wars in 2017
         (including follow up to IVAW Jan 5 forum)--updates/action
    ---Guantanamo resolution--updates
    ---tabling at Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair-- updates
    ---Troops home campaign / letters to Governor & Blumenauer-- updates
    ---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
     PJW 25th Anniversary-- summer quarterly meeting/plans

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!
    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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