16 April 2014

Minutes for the April 2014 meeting

Meeting minutes for Wednesday, 16 April 2014

In attendance: Barbara, Bob, Colin, Gina, Tilo

Actions and Updates 
  • Pierre Espérance (human rights defender in Haiti): http://www.amnestyusa.org/sites/default/files/uaa08714_0.pdf
  • Reyhaneh Jabbari (sentenced to death in Iran): http://www.amnestyusa.org/sites/default/files/uaa08514.pdf
  • Five Egytian students (Sohaib Saad Mohamed, Khaled Mohamed Abdel Raouf, Shady Abdelhamid, Ahmed Abdelazim, and Anas Mohamed El Beltagy) and three Al Jazeerah English journalists (Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, and Baher Mohamed) (on trial in Egypt): http://www.amnestyusa.org/sites/default/files/uaa8314.pdf
New Business
  • Disposition of our group's proceeds from the community event at Ten Thousand Villages on 14 December 2013
    • Decision to send $500 to AIUSA
    • Barbara will give Tilo the address to use for sending our contribution
  • New member Kara Aiello interested in contributing blog posts and tweets for the group
  • Movie night at Tilo's
    • Possible dates: 23 May, 30 May, 20 June
    • Possible films: Long Walk to Freedom, Delta Boys, The Lady
    • Barbara will send out survey (through Survey Monkey)
  • 40th Annual Good Samaritan Fair Days at the Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli
    • 13–14 June 
    • Colin has offered to do tabling at this event—anyone want to join him?
    • Will discuss further at our May meeting
Upcoming Events
  • Meetings on 21 May and 25 June

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