MEETING NOTES FOR PEOPLE FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND HEALING
People for Peace, Justice, and Healing
January 3, 2009
People for Peace, Justice and Healing met on January 3, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at Associated Ministries in Tacoma, WA. Present for check-in: Sallie S., Colleen, Mark, Nancy, Terry, and Rob.
1. GAZA (All)
Discussion of what this and other groups can do. Consensus: We should seek ways to: (1) Relieve suffering immediately; (2) Influence Obama's policy; (3) Stop U.S. military support; (4) Support the Israeli peace movement.
1. DIGGING DEEPER (Mark)
On Mon. evening, Jan. 5, UFPPC's book discussion group will examine Steve Coll’s Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001 (Penguin, 2004; revised paperback ed. 2005) and Ahmed Rashid's Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Central Asia (Viking, 2008). Digging Deeper meets Mondays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Mandolin Café (3923 S. 12th St., Tacoma)