MEETING NOTES FOR PEOPLE FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND HEALING
People for Peace, Justice, and Healing
May 15, 2010
People for Peace, Justice, and Healing met on May 15, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Associated Ministries. Present for check-in were Sallie, Mark, Nancy, Rob, Carl, Colleen, and Sarah.
1. JUNE 21 FUNDRAISER (Nancy)
Discussion of logistics (and recycling), tickets, publicity, and program.
2. AFGHAN YOUTH PEACE VOLUNTEERS (Sallie)
For more on this project, for which a fundraiser was held at the Capitol Theater in Olympia on Mar. 27, see here.
3. GULF DISASTER (Mark)
Discussion of under-reporting of the Gulf Disaster in the mainstream media.
4. IMMIGRATION (Sallie)
Incoming flights from Arizona could be met and passengers asked for papers.
Sallie reports that the mixed drinks at 1022 South "J" St., Tacoma, WA 98405 are getting rave reviews, and so is the establishment.
2. GxP Perspectives
Carl's blog offers commentary on the FDA [U.S. Food and Drug Administration], FDA warning letters, research ethics, clinical trials, GCP [Good Clinical Practice], and regulatory compliance.
1. GUADALUPE GALA (Nancy)
Sat., May 22, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. in Holy Cross Hall, 5510 44th St., Tacoma: A fundraising event to benefit Tacoma Catholic Worker and its Guadalupe House of Hospitality. Auction and dinner. Contact Peter @ 253-226-9605.
2. FREEDOM FLOTILLA (Nancy)
Several days ago a flotilla of vessels bound for Gaza set sail from Ireland. See the Free Gaza website for information and updates.
3. TRISTAN ANDERSON (Nancy)
H.Con.Res.270, sponsored by Barbara Lee (D-CA 9th), calls on the United States Government to investigate the case of Tristan Anderson, a United States citizen from Oakland, California, who was critically injured in the West Bank village of Ni'lin on March 13, 2009, and expresses sympathy to Tristan Anderson and his family, friends, and loved ones. Nancy urges you to call your congressional representatives to sign on.
4. GREATER TACOMA PEACE PRIZE (Nancy)
On May 22, Kim Ebert-Colella will receive the 2010 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize at the Scandinavian Cultural Center spring banquet.