[pjw] MEETING/RSVP: Iraq Affinity Group "meets" Monday, January 11, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Jan 6 14:30:23 EST 2021

Hello 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, January 11 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 1000th rally on Friday 12/25 (others listed below)
        and Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign
      ---Guantanamo 19 years later (January) -- report back on
         Friday Rally Jan 8; event with Sarah Mirk Tues Jan 12-- plans
      ---30 Years Too Long-- US Out of Iraq Fri 1/15 -- plans
      ---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
       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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