[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, September 10, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Sep 5 14:48:42 EDT 2018

Hi Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will 
be held on its normal day, Monday September 10 at 7 PM at our office at 
2807 SE Stark. (Meetings are generally on the 2nd Monday of each month.)
Note that because it will only have been 18 days between meetings that our 
Political Update is being shortened for this meeting.

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

7:20 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
     ---Kathy Kelly September visit and Sept 27 talk-- planning
     ---Sept 21 PPRC Rally: Syria 4 Years + Afghanistan 17 years-- 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

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

8:25 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space / phone
      PJW Quarterly Meeting-- Fall meeting 11/10 (postcard mailing 9/11)
      PJW Nonviolence and harassment guidelines
      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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