[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, August 19, 7 PM
Peace and Justice Works
pjw at pjw.info
Wed Aug 14 22:08:04 EDT 2019
Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters
The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will
be this coming Monday, August 19 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark.
(Meetings are usually on the 2nd Monday of each month, but delayed one
week this time.)
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. Your participation is
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,
Venezuela and the US
7:25 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
---July 20 mobilization: "No U.S. War in Iran or Venezuela"
--debrief, next steps?
---City Council resolution against war? --updates/next steps
---9/11 18 Years Later: Enlistees Born During War action-- updates
---Hiroshima Day 2019 (August 6) planning with PSR-- report back
---Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Sat 9/14-- tabling updates
---Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign-- ready for 9/11 event?
---Letter to congressional reps about Yemen / War Powers-- follow up
---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor 2017 (sent again 11/18)
& Blumenauer, plus war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--updates
---BDS, City investments and other local actions-- updates
---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- updates
---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 summer meeting recap, fall meeting / board reminder
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
Peace and Justice Works
Iraq Affinity Group
PO Box 42456
Portland, OR 97242
(503) 236-3065 (call or text)
iraq at pjw.info
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