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: April 8, 2010 from 6:15pm to 7:30pm
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, palestine, israel
Organized By: TPF Steering Committee
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2010

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Event Description

Tulsa Peace Fellowship monthly meeting.

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

Agenda for the meeting
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.

Guest: Jim Robinson, Tulsa Truth movement
topic: how important 9/11 is to any anti-war/peace activism

I.Current/Ongoing Business

A. Post-Mortem: previous weekend's TPF Monthly anti-war demo, 3rd April 2010

B. TPF exposure online

C. TPF exposure in print

D. Textbooks received and available for Pace e Bene's textbook for TPF course in non-violent living.

E. Planned TPF screening of the documentary film “Occupation 101” in response to the apartheid regime in Israel/Palestine. The film was screened after last month's TPF Steering Committee meeting, and passed muster for wider promotion. Postponed to end of April or mid May.

F. Planned TPF participation in Department of Peace & Non-Violence annual “Peace of the Pie” campaign, for Mother's Day. Sunday May 9, 2010

G. Changes to TPF executive officers: Welcome aboard to Araceli Jaramillo-Tiger as our newest executive officer, appointed at last month's meeting as TPF Secretary/Treasurer for our non-profit.

II.New Business / Open Discussion

A. Can TPF make common cause with 9/11 truthers? See local group: www.tulsatruth.org and DVDs to circulate, to help answer questions about 9/11.

B. Anti-gun / Anti-taser activism.

C. Can TPF gear up for an “Opt Out Summer” for counter-recruitment? Help get students off military recruiters' lists, both locally (high school lists) and nationally (Pentagon's list).

D. Letter writing campaign (in support of prisoner of conscience, such as Amnesty International does). A Franciscan Peacemaker was sentenced to 6 months in jail for crossing the line. Pace e Bene staff member Friar Louis Vitale, 77, began serving a six-month prison sentence on Monday, January 25 for nonviolent, prayerful protest calling for closure of the School of the Americas at Ft. Benning, Georgia. After his first month in jail at Crisp County Jail in Cordele, Georgia he passed through to Oklahoma City on March 25th in transit to the present jail that he's at in southern California. More details: http://paceebene.org/letters-louie
Please consider writing Friar Louie a letter at:

Louis Vitale #25803-048
FCI Lompoc
Federal Correctional Institution
3600 Guard Road
Lompoc, Ca 93436

IV.Adjourn by 7:30 pm

V.Upcoming events, in Tulsa or Oklahoma City

Guest lecture, visiting speaker: McCoy on Surveillance State, at T.U.
April 12, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9pm – Allen Chapman Activity Center, T.U. Campus

One Man's Mission to Promote Peace, One School At A Time
April 22, 2010 from 10am to 12pm – University of Oklahoma - Norman campus

Upcoming national event:
DoPNV Mother's Day “Peace of the Pie” Annual Campaign
Sunday May 9, 2010

Upcoming international event:
June 5, 2010 Nuclear Abolition Day http://www.icanw.org/node/5101

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