[pjw] FORUM: "Stop the Climate Crisis: End War" Tues 11/5/19 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Fri Oct 11 19:20:11 EDT 2019

Hello Iraq Affinity Group members and allies

Below is the calendar listing for a forum we're planinng for November 5 to 
tie climate change together with the war machine and update folks on the 
various active and looming wars.

If your group wants to cosponsor there is no cost, we just ask that you 
post it on your website/social media page and share it with your 
constituents. Let us know, we'll update the flyer (link below) at 
least once before November.

You can also find the same information at
http://www.pjw.info/climate_war_forum110519.html .

Please share widely!

dan handelman
peace and justice works iraq affinity group

Peace and Justice Works
      Iraq Affinity Group
      PO Box 42456
      Portland, OR   97242
      (503) 236-3065  (Office)
      iraq at pjw.info

Calendar Listing

For immediate release               October 11, 2019

Stop the Climate Crisis: End War
A forum including updates Iran, Venezuela, Yemen and other US "hotspots"
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
7:00 PM
Augustana Lutheran Church Community Room (downstairs)
2710 NE 14th (corner of NE 15th and Knott), enter through breezeway

Local Code Pink staff person Maya Rommwatt will appear as part of a panel 
discussion to link the issues of climate change and war, update the 
community on US belligerence in Iran and Venezuela, focus on the US's role 
in the war on Yemen, touch on US Present in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria, 
and more. Joining Rommwatt to speak about Venezuela will be Dan Shea of 
Veterans for Peace Chapter 72, who visited that country in March 2019. 
There will be an audience Q&A after the panel presentations. The event, 
titled "Stop the Climate Crisis: End War A forum including updates Iran, 
Venezuela, Yemen and other US 'hotspots'" will take place on Tuesday, 
November 5, 2019 at 7 PM at the Augustana Lutheran Church, 2710 NE 14th 
(at the corner of NE 15th and Knott).

One reason organizers in the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group chose 
this date is that it's expected the City Council will be considering a 
resolution opposing US intervention in Iran on Wednesday, November 13 at 3:30 

The forum is cosponsored by Veterans For Peace Chapter 72.

A flyer for the event can be found at 
http://pjw.info/climate_war_forum_flyer.pdf .

For more information or to get involved contact the PJW Iraq Affinity Group at 
503-236-3065 (call or text), or email iraq at pjw.info.


*-As of October 8, the Resolution is not yet listed on the Council's "Upcoming
Agenda Items," which is updated every Tuesday.

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