[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, January 14, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Jan 8 15:57:27 EST 2020

Hi again Iraq Affinity Group supporters
   (and sorry for the two bulk emails in one day)

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will be 
this coming Monday, January 14 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. Your participation is
welcome!!!! (FYI we do have one person calling in at this time.)

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:
      ---Actions to oppose war / war crimes on Iran-- discuss
      ---Guantanamo 18 Years Later Friday rally Jan 10 -- debrief
      ---Iraq war 17 years later (March 2020)-- plans
      ---City Council resolutions against wars / Iran & Venezuela --updates
      ---Zaher Wahab talk on Afghanistan-- discuss/ updates
      ---Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign-- progress?
      ---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
      ---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 annual meeting in February / board updates / newsletter
        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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