[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets WEDNESDAY, December 12, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu Dec 6 18:22:07 EST 2018

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held on a special day (as noted earlier), WEDNESDAY, December 12 at 
7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark.
(Meetings are usually 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, Yemen, Korea, and
     the US

7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
     ---Guantanamo 17 Years later protest Fri 1/11/19-- planning
     ---Iraq invasion 16 years later action March 2019-- planning
     ---Response to GHWB "failure to march into Baghdad"? -discussion
     ---Mayor's efforts to limit protests-- discussion/update
     ---Letter to congressional reps about Yemen / War Powers-- follow up
     ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor 2017 (to re-send 11/9)
        & Blumenauer, plus war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--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

8:15 PM Other upcoming events/action items (incoming requests)

8:25 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space / phone
     PJW newsletter mailing 12/26/18 4 PM-- help needed
     Outreach/membership recruitment

8:35 PM Set next meeting

8:40 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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