[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, July 9, 7 PM
Peace and Justice Works
pjw at pjw.info
Thu Jul 5 12:28:46 EDT 2018
Greetings Iraq Affinity Group supporters
The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will
be held this coming Monday, July 9 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.
As a reminder, the memorial for Bruce Huntwork is this Saturday July 7 at
4 PM at Peace House, 2116 NE 18th.
Also, still could use 1-2 more people at the mailing today (Thurs 7/5) at
the office, 4-6:30 PM. (We actually will start at 3:30 if you can come
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 US
7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
---Forum on Iran Nuclear Agreement Fri June 29 (AIFC)-- debrief
...including remembering Bruce and Ann Huntwork
---Hiroshima Day event August 6 with Oregon PSR-- updates
---Kathy Kelly September visit and talk--discussion
---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
---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 Summer Quarterly Meeting-- July 22
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
Reminder: the Ann Huntwork Fund for Creative Action supported our protest of the
USS Portland; if you want to see more actions like that be sure do donate
specifically to that fund!
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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