[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, November 12, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Nov 7 14:52:58 EST 2018

Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held next Monday, November 12 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.

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:
    ---Kathy Kelly September visit and Sept 27 talk-- wrap up
    ---Guantanamo 17 Years later protest Fri 1/11/18-- planning
    ---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 and text-to-landline
    PJW Quarterly Meeting-- Fall meeting 11/10 (report back)
    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.

*-if you would like a copy of the draft guidelines sent to you by email please 
let us know.

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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