Meeting notes for People for Peace, Justice, and Healing
December 16, 2006
The People for Peace, Justice and Healing met December 16, 2006, at Associated Ministries at 10 a.m. Present for check-in were Kyle, Sheila, Kathryn, Mark, Colleen, Sallie, Sally, Nancy, Sol, Karen H., and Vivi.
Group present asked Karen to take a card to Louisa expressing their sympathy on the death of her mother. Funeral for Tina Beal was Saturday afternoon at St. Mark's Lutheran Church.
BILL OF RIGHTS NIGHT: High interest and concern shown by those who were able to attend the showing of Michael Winterbottom's movie "The Road to Guantanamo" at Bill of Rights Night, Friday at the History Museum. Colleen is considering scheduling a meeting to discuss the movie. Stay tune for possibly more future showing dates.
E-MAILS: Discussion about peace-maker's burnout re: all the calls for action and input despite apparent indifference of current administration.
PELTIER EVENT PLANNING: Brianna has volunteered to coordinate this activity scheduled for February 10. Current plans are to hold the dinner at Nativity House although there was discussion about a more desirable spot since Nativity House won't be available for the public until 5:00 p.m. Kitchen will be available at 3:00 p.m. Suggestion: Check with Hospitality Kitchen re: availability for same afternoon. Sol, Sheila, and Sallie will confer with Brianna about necessary details putting together the dinner and what is needed to feed a large crowd.
MOVE-ON: A showing of Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth" was scheduled for several Tacoma locations this (Saturday) afternoon -- King's Books, Theosophical Society, and in private homes. The showing will be followed by conference call with Al Gore.
EARTH CHARTER: The Earth Charter Group is endeavoring to introduce their program into activities of city Neighborhood Council group's agendas. Representative is currently supposed to be bringing the issue to Neighborhood Council leadership group.
WATADA KEY EVENTS: Vigiling today (Saturday) outside Border's Books, South 38th from 12:30 to 1:30. Planning for the Citizen's Hearing events proceed. Sallie's greatest current concern is making and distributing posters for the event. Mark says there has been no news story in any of the local -- Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia -- press. Major events are scheduled for January -- the 19th, 20th and 21st.
AFFINITY GROUP: For those interested in meeting with an Affinity Group for January 15th Event at Bangor, Karen and Susan Donaldson are facilitating a group that will meet on Tuesday, December 19, at the Mandolin at 7 p.m.
STEVE AND KRISTY NEBEL FUNDRAISER FOR WATADA: January 6, 2007, Antique Sandwich Shop at 7:30 p.m.