[act-ma] Tues mtg (1/13) to build ongoing Gaza support work in Boston - Please publicize

Marilyn Levin MarilynL at alumni.neu.edu
Fri Jan 9 09:12:05 PST 2009


-- PLEASE PUBLICIZE WIDELY --

  BOSTON ORGANIZING MEETING FOR ACTIONS ON GAZA
  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 7 PM
  PALESTINIAN CULTURAL CENTER, 41 QUINT ST., ALLSTON


  The killing and the blockade go on.  Come to the organizing meeting to get involved in the following activities:

  1.  Public Protest - local vigils, city-wide actions

  2.  Lobbying - Emails, phone calls, visits to Congressional offices, oppose Israel support resolutions, promote cease-fire

  3.  Education - Forums, educational materials, speaking to groups

  4.  Media - op eds, letters to editors, radio, TV shows, pressure media to cover Palestinian side

  5.  Fundraising - Raise money for humanitarian relief through benefits, individual contributions, fundraising appeals

  6.  Outreach - Get support from diverse constituencies, religious institutions, students, unions, community         organizations 

  7.  Boycott, divestment, sanctions


  Proposed agenda:

  Brief updates on recent protests - 10 min.

  Suggestions for organizing under each category listed above - 30 min.

  Break into working committees according to interest - 40 min.

  Report back from working committees - 30 min.

  Next steps - 10 min.


  crisismiddleeast at yahoo.com   gazaonmymindboston at gmail.com    boston-stands-with-gaza at googlegroups.com      

    
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