[pjw] FORUM Tues 4/17/18: Why Portland Should Get Back Out of the Terrorism Task Force

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Apr 5 18:31:47 EDT 2018

We sent out this calendar listing a few days ago, which includes a link
to the flyer for the event.

Feel free to share widely.

Sorry for any duplication with the Copwatch list.

dan handelman
Peace and Justice Works/Portland Copwatch


Portland Copwatch
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     copwatch at portlandcopwatch.org

Calendar Item

For Immediate Release              April 4, 2018

Community Forum:
"Why Portland Should Get Back Out of the Terrorism Task Force"
Tuesday April 17, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM
Maranatha Church, 4222 NE 12th (at Skidmore)

  featuring Mike German of the Brennan Center for Justice
  and a local panel speaking on FBI spying and Portland's local efforts
  to keep the police from dedicating full-time officers to the Task Force.
  The presentation will be followed by an audience Q&A.

  Mr. German formerly worked for the FBI and quit after trying to
  blow the whistle on "deficiencies in FBI counterterrorism operations."

  The April 17 event is free and open to the public. For information on
  the event write to info at aclu-or.org .

  A poster for the event can be found at

    Cosponsors include (as of 4/3/18):

    ACLU of Oregon
    Portland JACL
    Portland Copwatch
    Albina Ministerial Alliance Coalition for Justice and Police Reform
    League of Women Voters of Portland
    Portland Democratic Socialists of America
    Peace and Justice Works
    Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility
    Jewish Voice for Peace-Portland
    Council on American Islamic Relations - Oregon
    Portland Network Against Racism and Islamophobia
    Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition

  The organizers of this event are engaged in a campaign to get Portland
  back out of the Terrorism Task Force. For more information see
  and watch the video of a November 8 news conference at

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