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

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Fri Sep 6 12:29:40 EDT 2019

Hi Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
this coming Monday, September 9 at 7 PM at our office at 2807 SE Stark.
(Meetings are usually on the 2nd Monday of each month.)

Apologies for the late notification-- the last two days were 
back-to-back-to-back for me.

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:
     ---"Peace Network" upcoming meeting Sept 16-- discussion
     ---City Council resolutions against wars --updates
     ---9/11 18 Years Later: Enlistees Born During War action-- plans
     ---Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair Sat 9/14-- tabling plans
     ---Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign-- ready for 9/11 event?
     ---October 4 PPRC rally 18 years in Afghanistan-- plans
     ---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
     ---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 fall meeting / board updates
       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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