[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, August 14, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Aug 10 14:18:29 EDT 2017

Greetings Iraq Affinity Group Supporters:

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming Monday, August 14 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark. 
(Meetings are generally on the 2nd Monday of each month.)

Once again for people who're unable to attend in person we can try to plug 
you in by phone, just let us know if you want to do that.

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,"
   and on the domestic costs of war.

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

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
   ---"Report from Kabul 2017" with Zaher Wahab July 26-- report back
   ---Hiroshima Day 2017: August 9-- report back
   ---PJW 25th anniversary event July 22-- report back
   ---PPRC rallies: 3 years of Iraq War III (Aug 4/8)-report back
    3 years of Syria War (Sep 22/23), 16 Yrs in  Afghanistan (Oct 6/7)--plans
   ---Forum on current and future wars (Korea/Russia/Iran +
       Iraq/Syria/Afghanistan/Yemen/Somalia/Libya)- discussion
   ---tabling at Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair-- ???? update???
   ---Troops home campaign / letters to Governor & Blumenauer
      and war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--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
   ---"Peace Network" logistical issues-- discussion
   ---Guantanamo resolution--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, mailing report

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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