[pjw] MEETING/RSVP: Iraq Affinity Group "meets" Monday, August 10, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Aug 5 17:24:54 EDT 2020

Hello Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will 
be a conference call held this coming Monday, August 10 at 7 PM. Please 
RSVP if you would like the call in number and access code.

(Meetings are usually on the 2nd Monday of each month.)

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:
     ---Friday rallies for peace and justice-- Reports/updates
       including Fri 7/31 special rally on Hiroshima/Nagasaki
       and Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign
     ---Hiroshima day event Thurs 8/6 online -- report back
     ---City Council candidate questionnaire-- next steps (runoffs)
      ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- updates
     ---Emergency response amidst pandemic-- update
     ---Actions to oppose war / war crimes on Iran-- discuss
      --City Council resolutions against wars / Iran & Venezuela --updates
      ---Letter to congressional reps about Yemen / War Powers-- follow up
      ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor Nov 2019
          & Blumenauer, plus war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--updates
      ---BDS, City investments and other local actions-- 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 summer quarterly meeting July 26  - report back
       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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