[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, May 13, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed May 8 15:51:22 EDT 2019

Hello again Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
held this coming Monday, May 13 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. We're a few people trying 
to do a lot of things, so your participation is welcome!!!!

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:
     ---June 8 Rose Festival Tower of Peace action with WRL-- planning
     ---9/11 18 Years Later: Enlistees Born During War action-- planning
     ---Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign-- further discussion
     ---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
     ---Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Sat 9/14-- tabling?
     ---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, City investments and other local actions-- 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
        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!
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--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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