[pjw] MEETING: Iraq Affinity Group meets Monday, March 9, 7 PM
Peace and Justice Works
pjw at pjw.info
Wed Mar 4 16:15:35 EST 2020
Hi again Iraq Affinity Group supporters
The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will
be this coming Monday, March 9 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
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:
---Iraq war 17 years later (March 20, 5 PM)-- plans, fact sheet
---Actions to oppose war / war crimes on Iran-- discuss
---City Council resolutions against wars / Iran & Venezuela --updates
---Zaher Wahab talk on Afghanistan-- discuss/ updates
---Connecting with Climate Strike April 22-- discuss
---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 February 22 12 noon- debrief
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
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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