Tulsa Peace Fellowship

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

Monthly TPF organizational meeting

Event Details

Monthly TPF organizational meeting

Time: June 11, 2009 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Peace House Tulsa, inside UU Church of the Restoration
Street: 1314 N. Greenwood Ave
City/Town: Tulsa
Event Type: collective-decisionmaking, steering-committee, monthly-meeting, business-meeting
Organized By: TPF Steering Committee
Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2009

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Event Description

Agenda for Thursday, June 11, 2009

6:15 PM (Please try to arrive by 6pm so we can start early this month)
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.

1. Ongoing Business

A. Book/Movie/Pamphlet/Video Exchange

B. Consensus building practices: Why TPF avoids Robert's Rules of Order (see appendix to the agenda, April 2009)

Putting into practice one of Gandhi’s key principles: that each of us possesses a piece of the truth

C: Measuring success as a social movement

(see appendix, written by Bill Moyer, derived from principles of MLK; also see attached graphs, also by Bill Moyer)

D. Bring the Nat’l Guard Home

E. TPF online exposure, as chapter of NNOMY, new online page in the “NNOMY C-R Database”: http://www.nnomy.org/joomla/index.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=sobi2Details&sobi2Id=105&Itemid=0

There are counter-recruitment resources available from their website.

F. “WAR IS NOT THE ANSWER” yard signs available at Peace House HQ in exchange for donations (see Joni)

G. TPF legal status: Oklahoma Secretary of State has listed us in their online searchable database (a fee-for-service is needed to view details):

2. New Business

A. Reviewing TPF experiences at last month's protest 6th May

B. Reviewing TPF experiences at TCDP Gilcrease Division Station, on May 8th: Situating TPF as community partner for Youth PROMISE Act

cf. Non-Violent Communication (NVC)

C. Theme for next monthly antiwar demo July

D. Bob Bowman event/fundraiser

E. Peace Pole Anniversary

F. July 4th Activity: organizing for a day in the park, on 4th July, with tent, table, flyers, t-shirts, bumper stickers @ Veteran's Park

3. Activities/Events

Summer events planning

4. Open Discussion (time permitting)
1. TPF historical view
2. Religious Freedom Peace Tax Bill – 2009 : “The National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund “

for more information, go to: http://www.peacetaxfund.org/
or see the endorsement of this legislative initiative by Friends Committee on National Legislation

6. Adjourn by 7:30 pm


Bottled Water / Color Copier / Old Campaign Buttons or Bumper stickers to sell

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