Tulsa Peace Fellowship

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Monthly TPF organizational meeting / Screening of 'Rethink Afghansitan"

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Monthly TPF organizational meeting / Screening of 'Rethink Afghansitan"

Time: January 7, 2010 from 6pm to 9:30pm
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, film-screening, fundraiser, afghanistan
Organized By: TPF Steering Committee
Latest Activity: Jan 7, 2010

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Tulsa Peace Fellowship Monthly Meeting
Thursday Jan 7th 6pm to 7:30 pm
FOLLOWED BY
screening of 'Rethink Afghanistan' (the documentary by Brave New Films), from 8pm to 9:30pm

Agenda for the business meeting will be posted soon

The Steering Committee meets at 6:00 PM
Other members of TPF are encouraged to attend.
You're also welcome to come for the film screening only, starting at 8:00 PM
No charge for the film. Donations to TPF appreciated.

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Comment by Tony Nuspl on January 7, 2010 at 11:51am
Tulsa Peace Fellowship
Monthly Meeting
Agenda for Thursday, Jan 7th 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. TPF online exposure
Updated subpage of Tulsa Public Libraries directory of organizations, revised online page
New page for TPF on Social Giving Network, for donations; also linked through Ning social network

B. Post-Mortem: Review of film screening held on Dec 10th 2009, of “Rethink Afghanistan” at Hardesty Public Library, in south Tulsa
If you missed it, the DVD will be shown again on evening of this meeting, at Peace House, starting at 8pm, on 7th Jan 2010

C. Measuring success as a social movement
Fundraising goal for the holiday season was not met, but we reached 45% of goal at this time.
Fundraising subcommittee established for 2010. Let TPF Sec'y know if you want to join fundraising efforts..

II.New Business
A. Martin Luther King Parade, in Tulsa
Jan 18 2010 - ML King Parade -11:00 am
--MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATION SOCIETY, INC.IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION
MLK INFO LINE 918-492-9495
--details on last year's events: http://www.osu-tulsa.okstate.edu/mlk.asp
--the Tulsa Peace Fellowship last participated in 2008 parade
--Parade forms at Pine Street and Cincinnati Ave. and proceeds east on Pine to Greenwood Ave, south on Greenwood through the Greenwood Business District, past Langston University and OSU-Tulsa.

B. Theme for next monthly antiwar demo Saturday February 6th :
“U.S. Out of Afghanistan” Please RSVP either on the Ning site, by email to TPF President, or by phone to TPF Sec'y

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...
There are no discussions posted online as yet. Your contribution needed.

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)

3.Marching with OKC peace groups

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)

An Evening with Imam Imad Enchassi, in OKC
    10 Misconceptions about Islam    
Type:Education – Lecture
Where:OKC 1st Church of the Nazarene
When:Sunday, January 10 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Martin Luther King Parade, in Tulsa
Monday Jan 18 2010 - ML King Parade -11:00 am
--usually simulcast on local TV/Radio


Okla. Premiere of "Inside Islam" at O.U.
Posted by Nathanial Batchelder
"CAIR" - The Council on American-Islamic Relations
INVITES You & friends to the Oklahoma Film Premiere of
"INSIDE ISLAM: What a billion Muslims really think."
SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 7pm.
Meacham Auditorium at OU (Oval Theater)
MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS:
http://insideislamoklahoma.eventbrite.com
"Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think" is a new documentary film from Unity Productions Foundation, exploring the expertly gathered opinions of Muslims around the globe as revealed in the world’s first major opinion poll, conducted by Gallup, the preeminent polling organization. (Short Youtube trailer)
As part of a six-year project, Gallup conducted tens of thousands of interviews
Comment by Nancy Steph Humphrey on January 3, 2010 at 5:56pm
I plan to attend the meeting and film screening on Thursday.
Hoping 2010 will bring peace and justice to our hurting world.
Nancy

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