Tulsa Peace Fellowship

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

Monthly TPF organizational meeting

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Monthly TPF organizational meeting

Time: August 6, 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: Aug 6, 2009

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Tulsa Peace Fellowship
Monthly Meeting
Agenda for Thursday, Aug 6, 2009
6:00 PM

1. Ongoing Business

A. Book/Movie/Pamphlet/Video Exchange
B. Consensus building practices: CFV: call for vote.

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

2. New Business

A. Proposals (nominations) for new members on the TPF Steering Committee

B. American Friends Service Committee’s “Eyes Wide Open” boot display

C. Situating TPF as community partner for Youth PROMISE Act. Viz. courses in Non-Violent Communication (NVC)

D. Theme for next monthly antiwar demo in September

3. Activities/Events

10th August (date moved back, from 3rd August): CR workshop in Oklahoma City. Presenters will be Diane Wood from Peaceful Vocations in Fort Worth (who will have just returned from the national convention in Chicago) and Hart Viges of IVAW and Non-Military Options for Youth in Austin. The plan is to start at six o'clock at Joy Mennonite Church, in Oklahoma City. Hosted by the Oklahoma Center for Conscience (OCC)

6th September through 4th Oct 2009: American Radical Thought!! Course being offered @ Peace House Tulsa. a course taught by Davis D. Joyce, for Peace House-Tulsa (in the Church of the Restoration, Unitarian Universalist, 1314 N. Greenwood Avenue). Offered in five sessions, on Sunday evenings at 7:00 PM, beginning September 6th, 2009. (Each session will last from an hour and a half to two hours.) The total cost for the course will be $55. Please RSVP to Joni LeViness at the Peace House-Tulsa or by email myths16 [insert symbol] cox.net or by telephone (918) 231-2514. (Please note that if we don’t have at least 15 people register for the course, we won’t be able to do it.)
The curriculum is posted online:
https://tulsapeacefellowship.ning.com/events/american-radical-thought

4. Open Discussion (time permitting)

A. 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

5. Adjourn by 7:30 pm

HEADQUARTERS NEEDS:

Bottled Water / Color Copier / Old Campaign Buttons or Bumper stickers, for fundraising.

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