[pjw] MEETING DELAYED: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, February *18*, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Sun Feb 10 13:15:18 EST 2019

IAG supporters
With the threat of snow (which now seems less likely) and the heavy 
administrative workload at PJW regarding the upcoming Joint Terrorism Task 
Force hearing, we have decided to delay this month's meeting for exactly 
one week. So the meeting will now be held on Monday, February *18* at 7 
PM. (President's day, maybe that's appropriate, I don't know).

Please update your calendars and sorry for any problems this may cause.
--dan handelman
peace and justice works iraq affinity group

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2019 13:13:33
From: Peace and Justice Works <pjw at pjw.info>

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will 
be held [---this coming--] Monday, February *18* [--11--] at 7 PM at our 
office at 2807 SE Stark. (Meetings are usually on the 2nd Monday of each 

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.

I have added Venezuela to the agenda. I know of an event coming up Friday but am
awaiting a little more information before sharing it out.

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:
    ---Iraq invasion 16 years later action March 19 -- planning
    ---Venezuela and other US troop deployments-- discussion
    ---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
    ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- 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

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

8:25 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space / phone
      PJW annual meeting coming up Sunday Feb 24 12 noon at SJAC
      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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