[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets WEDNESDAY, August 22, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Aug 16 14:34:50 EDT 2018

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming WEDNESDAY, August 22 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE 
(Meetings are generally on the 2nd Monday of each month, but this month's 
meeting was delayed.)

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, Yemen, Korea, and
      the US

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
       ---Hiroshima Day event August 6 with Oregon PSR-- debrief?
       ---Kathy Kelly September visit and Sept 27 talk-- planning
       ---Letter to congressional reps about Yemen / War Powers-- follow up
       ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor 2017 & Blumenauer
          and war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--updates
       ---Guantanamo resolution and actions-- updates
       ---Meetings with peace and justice community members
          --in light of likelihood of more wars
            (including follow up to IVAW Jan 5 2017 forum)--updates/action
       ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- 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
        PJW Quarterly Meetings-- Summer (July 22) debrief / Fall
        PJW Nonviolence and harassment guidelines
        Outreach/membership recruitment

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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