[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, October 9, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Oct 4 14:07:28 EDT 2017

Hello Iraq Affinity Group Supporters:

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming Monday, October 9 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 Remembering Ann Huntwork, plans for memorials including
   possible addition of Ann Huntwork Memorial Fund for Direct Action

7:05 PM Political update: brief headlines including what's new in
   Iraq/Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Libya, Iran, Gaza,
   Korea, and the USA

7:30 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 --plans
   ---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
   ---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
       and Copwatch email/website issues
     Outreach/membership recruitment
     PJW fall quarterly meeting (Sun Nov 19)/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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