The Network is asking the candidates for the organizer positions to:• Serve as an organizer from September 27, 2019 to February 1, 2021 within the Congressional District (CD) where you live• Be a person of faith• Recognize that this is a volunteer position.• Attend the training event at Princeton Theological Seminary from September 27 to September 29, 2019. Most of the expenses will be covered.• Attend as many monthly conference calls as possible from October 2019 to January 2021 organized by the Peace Action Education Fund in Princeton, NJ.• Inform the regional body and the national body of your denomination or faith group as well as your state or local ecumenical agency that you will serve as an organizer.
Organizers will do these tasks:1. Approach congregations in your CD to suggest that they have an adult education class or some other event on drone warfare.2. Make a presentation to those congregations that agree to have a class or another event. You might want to show one of the films (www.interfaithdronenetwork.org) produced by the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare or arrange for a speaker from your area.3. Ask the classes or groups where you present to write to your congressperson to describe their concerns about drone warfare. Ask the classes to support legislation that might exist to limit drone warfare.4. Suggest to the regional body and the national body of your denomination that a resolution or statement on drone warfare be prepared. Those denominations that have passed statements are listed on the website of the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare (https://interfaithdronenetwork.org/about/faith-group-statements.html)5. Arrange for a person to ask candidates for President and for Congress a question about drone warfare.
If you are interested in serving in this position or know someone who might be interested in this position, please ask them to complete the brief application form below as soon as possible but no later than April 30, 2019.
You can find a document with messages about drone warfare and a description of this project of INDW at https://interfaithdronenetwork.org/about/new-work-of-the-interfaith-network-on-drone-warfare/2-uncategorised/42-resources-for-national-project-committee.html. The list of areas where the INDW is seeking organizers, can also be found there.
If you have any questions about this organizer position, please contact Rev. Richard Killmer from the INDW at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-450-7242.