[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, December 9, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Dec 4 16:28:07 EST 2019

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will 
be this coming Monday, December 9 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. 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:
     ---City Council resolutions against wars / Iran & Venezuela --updates
     ---Guantanamo 18 Years Later Friday rally Jan 10 -- plans
     ---Iraq war 17 years later (March 2020)-- discuss
     ---Zaher Wahab talk on Afghanistan-- discuss/ updates
     ---Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign-- progress?
     ---Letter to congressional reps about Yemen / War Powers-- follow up
     ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor Nov 2019
           & 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 annual meeting in February / board updates / newsletter
          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  (call or text)
           iraq at pjw.info

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