Tulsa Peace Fellowship

There never was a good war or a bad peace. ~Ben Franklin

Monthly meeting for TPF Steering Committee, and interested parties

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Monthly meeting for TPF Steering Committee, and interested parties

Time: February 11, 2010 from 6pm to 7:45pm
Location: Peace House Tulsa, inside the UU Church of the Restoration
Street: 1314 N. Greenwood Ave
City/Town: Tulsa
Event Type: collective-decisionmaking, steering-committee, monthly-meeting, business-meeting, film-screening, afghanistan
Organized By: TPF Steering Committee
Latest Activity: Feb 10, 2010

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Feb 11th is the Tulsa Peace Fellowship monthly meeting. It's a Thursday evening.

Yes, it's held at Peace House Tulsa, inside the UU Church of the Restoration, 1314 N. Greenwood Ave., just north of OSU-Tulsa/Langston campus.

We hope to have an ambassador or two from Student for Liberty, the T.U. group.

Agenda for the meeting will be posted shortly.

Perhaps we'll show a film at 8pm as well.

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Comment by Tony Nuspl on February 10, 2010 at 3:38pm
Tulsa Peace Fellowship
Monthly Meeting
Agenda for Thursday, Feb 11th 2010
6:15 PM (Please try to arrive by 6pm) to 7:30 PM
This event repeats every month on the first Thursday after the first Saturday.
Please join us in the decision making and planning of our activism.

I.Current/Ongoing Business

A. For discussion: TPF spending priorities.

B. Measuring success as a social movement
Another $50 donation, this time from supporter in OKC.

C. Post-Mortem: previous weekend's TPF Monthly anti-war demo, 6th Feb 2010

D. New Advisor added to TPF Advisory Group: Serena Guay, with the Oklahoma Center for Conscience, in Oklahoma City. No religious affiliation.

E. One of TPF's two copies of the DVD 'Rethink Afghanistan' was donated to the Tulsa Public Library.

F. TPF exposure in print: Need volunteer to submit event notices to free weekly newspapers in town

G. TPF online exposure: Our rallies can be promoted online at this additional website: http://eventful.com/tulsa/events/usoutofafghanistan-antiwar-/E0-001...

II.New Business
A. Phone-tree to be established for attendance at local TPF events. In addition
B. Sign-painting for next themed anti-war demonstration
C. TPF endorsed the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition's planned “March on Washington” planned for March 20th 2010.
D. For discussion: Can TPF endorse the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel? in response to the apartheid regime in Israel/Palestine
The Goldstone report, formally known as the "Report of the United Nations Fact Finding Mission on the Gaza Conflict," found that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) committed war crimes during the Dec. 27, 2008, to Jan. 18, 2009, Gaza War. The report was released last fall.

E. Pace e Bene's course in non-violent living Viz. self-directed course
F. For upcoming events, see below

III. Open Discussion (time permitting)
1.Bring the Nat’l Guard Home: category for discussions created on Ning: http://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/forum/categories/bring-home-th...

2.Religious Freedom Peace Tax Bill – 2009 : “The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund “ (for more information, go online to: http://www.peacetaxfund.org/ or see endorsement by Friends Committee on National Legislation)

IV.Adjourn by 7:30 pm
V.Upcoming events, in Tulsa or Oklahoma City

The Class of Nonviolence (Jan.7-Feb. 25)
Call: 204-6479 or: www.peaceeducationinstitute.org
Sponsored by Peace Education Institute (PEI)
This is an 8-session discussion group (limited to 12) centering around foundational writings on nonviolence by 20th century pioneers and practitioners.
Conna Wilkinson, Convenor/Moderator/Discussion Guide
Eight (8) Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays, January 7th-February 25th
at the PEI acreage, N.E. OKC: 11404 N. Midwest Blvd. Jones, OK
(from I-35, go east on Hefner Rd, 3 miles to Midwest Blvd, then north to PEI)

Announced for Fall 2010:
NEW COURSE, FALL OF 2010, in OKC:
"ENGAGE: Exploring Nonviolent Living" produced by Pace e Bene.
Thursday evenings: 9/2 - 11/18, 2010
Facilitator:  Conna Wilkinson
Location:  Peace Education Institute
Time:  6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Dates:  Thursday evenings: 9/2 - 11/18, 2010  (12 sessions)
Cost:  $75  (includes a copy of the book)
To register, call 405-204-6479
Registration deadline:  August 18, 2010
Comment by Jean Mcmahon on February 10, 2010 at 9:50am
Huti will also be attending the meeting..Jean

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