[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, November 13, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group iraq at pjw.info
Wed Nov 8 16:16:55 EST 2017

Hi again Iraq Affinity Group Supporters:

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming Monday, November 13 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE 
Stark. (Meetings are generally on the 2nd Monday of each month.)

As usual, if you'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:
    ---PPRC rallies:
    16 Yrs in  Afghanistan (Oct 6), 3 years of Syria War (Sep 22)--debrief
    ---Forum on current and future wars (Korea/Russia/Iran
      Iraq/Syria/Afghanistan/Yemen/Somalia/Libya) Oct 21 7:30 PM --debrief
    ---Guantanamo resolution and 16 years in Guantanamo 1/11/17--discussion
    ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor 2017 & 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
    ---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
        and Copwatch email/website issues
      Outreach/membership recruitment
      PJW fall quarterly meeting (Sun Nov 19)/mailing
       including Ann Huntwork Memorial Fund for Creative Action

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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