[pjw] MEETING/RSVP: Iraq Affinity Group "meets" Tuesday, July 12, 7 PM

Peace and Justice Works pjw at pjw.info
Wed Jul 6 15:10:12 EDT 2022

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, July 12 at 7 PM. Please 
RSVP if you would like the call in number and access code.

We also are able to host two people (in addition to me) in the office, 
masks on, windows open. If you want a "live space" let me know, first 
asked, first served.

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/West Bank, Yemen,
    Korea, Venezuela, Ukraine/Russia and the US

7:35 PM Proposed and ongoing actions:
    ---Friday rallies for peace and justice-- reports/plans
        and Ann Huntwork fund / "US Out Of..." sign
        and IAG position statement
    ---Ann Wright livestream event June 20- recap
    ---Remembering Yvonne Simmons- discussion
    ---Hiroshima/Nagasaki event August 8-- updates
    ---Situation in Ukraine / Russia - discussion
    ---Governor candidate questionnaire - JACL letter update
    ---Troops home campaign / letter to Governor 2021
        & Blumenauer, plus war $ home/ Mayor's Conference--updates
    ---Joint Terrorism Task Force campaign-- updates
    ---David Swanson, Sarah Mirk & Zaher Wahab livestream events-- updates
    ---Demilitarize the police campaign-- 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
    ---Upcoming ideas /opportunities for educational forums/demonstrations
    --Other recent ideas

8:15 PM Other events/action items (incoming requests) & networking

8:25 PM Other business--finances/fundraising and office space / phone
      Peace and Justice Works updates including quarterly meeting
      "Peace Network" fiscal cosponsors & structure - next steps
      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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