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

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Thu May 6 12:50:30 EDT 2021

Iraq Affinity Group supporters

The next meeting of the Peace and Justice Works Iraq Affinity Group will 
be a conference call held this coming Tuesday, May 11 at 7 PM. 
Please RSVP if you would like the call in number and access code.

Meetings are generally scheduled for the second Tuesday of the month,
more accurately whatever Tuesday falls between the 9th and the 15th of 
the month.

Here's the proposed agenda for the 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:
    ---"Mission Accomplished?" April 30 rally-- report back
    ---Friday rallies for peace and justice-- Reports/plans
       and Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign
    ---Special event for May/June?-- discussion/plan
    ---Sept. 11 20th annivesary planning-- discussion
    ---Demilitarize the police campaign-- updates
    ---Sarah Mirk and Zaher Wahab livestream events-- 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
    ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- 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
     "Peace Network" fiscal cosponsors (update)
     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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