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

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Jul 5 16:07:39 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, July 10 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark. 
(Meetings are generally on the 2nd Monday of each month.)

We have a few people who're unable to attend in person so if you are able 
to come to this meeting and/or want to call in to participate please let 
us know.

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-- plans
   ---Hiroshima Day 2017: August 9-- updates
   ---PJW 25th anniversary event July 22-- planning/updates
   ---3 years of Iraq War III (Aug 8), Syria War (Sep 23), 16 Yrs in
      Afghanistan-- plans
   ---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
   ---tabling at Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair-- 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

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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