Meeting notes for People for Peace, Justice, and Healing

Saturday, December 3, 2005

People for Peace, Justice and Healing met at 10 a.m. on December 3, 2005, at Associated Ministries. Present for check-in were: Colleen, Mark, Sallie, Sally, Sharon, Rob, Karen, Sheila, Kyle and Nancy. We enjoyed treats from Morocco brought to us by world traveler, Colleen. Discussion: Colleen in Morocco and Spain and world reactions to Americans.

CONVERSATION CAFE: Discussion -- materialism in America. Why do people spend so much on Christmas presents? Other discussion topics: Who (or what) needs to change for me to become happy? What is your burn? (i.e. your passion or what motivates you?) Question of week: Who needs to change for me to be happy?

Discussion: Jimmy Carter's new book and his criticism of the current administration.

PHYSICIANS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: We've received a request from PSR to list concerns and issues we'd like them to put on their agenda. Ideas suggested and discussed: Corporations and the Media, Sustainability Issues, Post Traumatic Stress as a social phenomenon, How do we Heal? Public Health and Clean Water. Discussion.

STEVE LARSON; Steve is returning to town for a week. Discussion re: setting up a meet-up with Steve event. Possible brown bag lunch at A.M.

Coming Events:

Steve Larson Visit
Progressive Roundtable: 12/10, Our Growing Economic Divide
Coming in January -- UFPPC Salon