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

Marilyn Levin MarilynL at alumni.neu.edu
Mon Jan 12 16:17:45 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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