[pjw] EVENT: Joint Terrorism Task Force community response Tue 1/25 12 noon

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Mon Jan 24 20:26:11 EST 2022

PJW supporters
I meant to get this out much earlier today but, things happen.

Feel free share-- sorry for the VERY SHORT NOTICE for a noon event
happening tomorrow.

And sorry to people who are getting 2-4 copies of this.

dan handelman
peace and justice works/portland copwatch

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 17:21:00 -0800
From: Portland Copwatch <copwatch at portlandcopwatch.org>
To: News Media <newsmedia at portlandcopwatch.org>
Subject: MEDIA ADVISORY: Joint Terrorism Task Force community response Tue 1/25
 	12 noon


For immediate release      January 24, 2021

            Community Groups to Hold News Conference Tuesday
         In Advance of Police Joint Terrorism Task Force Report

News Conference: Tuesday, January 25  12:00 Noon


Portland, OR- Organizers concerned about the Portland Police Bureau's
participation in the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force will speak at a
virtual news conference on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 12 noon in
advance of the Annual Report being heard at Council the next day. The
Report was released on Friday and can be found at
The news conference will be livestreamed at
https://youtube.com/peaceandjusticeworks .

Groups and individuals expected to speak include Unite Oregon, ACLU of
Oregon, local attorney Brandon Mayfield (survivor of improper FBI
spying), Portland Japanese American Citizens League and 350 PDX.

The City Council is slated to hear the Report on Wednesday, January 26
during the morning session (likely about 10 AM). The Reports have been
required since 2019 when the City voted to stop assigning officers
to the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force but to continue a "case by case"
relationship. Wednesday will be the first time since then that the
public will be allowed to speak during the Council's hearing on the

The livestream is being coordinated by Council on American Islamic
Relations (CAIR) Oregon and Peace and Justice Works/Portland Copwatch.

For more information about the news conference and/or the watch party,
contact Peace and Justice Works at 503-236-3065, or contact Portland
Copwatch by email at copwatch at portlandcopwatch.org .

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