[pjw] MEETING/RSVP: Iraq Affinity Group "meets" Monday, February 8, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Feb 3 19:53:10 EST 2021

Hi again 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, February 8 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

7:35 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
     ---Friday rallies for peace and justice-- Reports/plans
       including Guanatanmo 19 years and Iraq 30 years in Jan.
       and Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign
     ---Guantanamo Voices Sarah Mirk livestream event- Report back
     ---18 years since invasion of Iraq Fri 3/19-- plans
     ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- updates
     ---Demilitarize the police campaign-- updates
     ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor Oct 2020
          & Blumenauer, plus war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--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
     ---BDS, City investments and other local actions-- updates
     ---Zaher Wahab June livestream event-- 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
      "Peace Network" fiscal cosponsors
      PJW annual meeting February 21
      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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