[pjw] (UPDATE #2) FORUM: "Stop the Climate Crisis: End War" Tues 11/5/19 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Fri Oct 25 18:51:37 EDT 2019

Hi again PJW supporters

Yesterday I found out that Maya Rommwatt, who was scheduled to be our 
speaker on Climate and War on the panel, is handing the baton of Code Pink 
staffing in Portland to Cody Urban, who will now take her place on the 

So if you have already posted the event to your organization/ circle of 
friends, etc, this does change the first few words of the description (and 
the info about who will be appearing). The new listing is below. I've also 
updated the flyer to correspond.

Thanks and sorry for any confusion this causes, for sending out info 
spaced two days apart, and for this being the second bulk email of the 

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 @ pjw.info


For immediate release         October 25, 2019

                         Stop the Climate Crisis: End War
                           A forum including updates on
                  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 Cody Urban* 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. Sahar Yarjani Muranovic, Executive Director of Oregon
NOW, will address US policy in Iran. Dan Shea of Veterans for Peace
Chapter 72 will talk about Venezuela, having visited that country in
March 2019. The event, titled "Stop the Climate Crisis: End War A forum
including updates on 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). It
is accessible via the #8 Bus Line.

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 PM.

The forum is cosponsored by Veterans For Peace Chapter 72, Portland
Central America Solidarity Committee, Jewish Voice for Peace-Portland
and KBOO Community Radio. It is endorsed by the Pacific Green Party.

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.

*-Cody has replaced his predecessor Maya Rommwatt at Code Pink here in

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