National War Tax Resistance

Gathering & Coordinating Committee Meeting

FRIDAY, May 1 — SUNDAY, May 3, 2009
Community Mennonite Church
70 South High St. Harrisonburg, VA

SCHEDULE (subject to change)


5 - 7:30 pm: Arrival, Registration, Dinner

7:30 pm: War tax resisters and the Obama budget, plus reports from Tax Day Actions (personal or group) and War Tax Boycott results.

Saturday, May 2

8 am - Breakfast

9 am - Welcome, Introductions, and Logistics. Small and large group discussions on the status of the War Tax Boycott, organizing strategies, possible preview of NWTRCC's new introductory film; update on IRS activity and trends in war tax resistance.

12:00 - 1:00pm - Lunch

1:00pm: Panel presentation on the Religious Freedom Peace Tax Fund Bill followed by discussion; WTR 101-introductory/how-to workshop;

6:00 - Dinner

Evening - Free time to tour the area. We will also have available some recent war tax resistance/peace tax campaign films for viewing.

Sunday, May 3:

9:00 am - noon: NWTRCC Business Meeting
Location to be announced

Items for the agenda include:


Endorsement of Peace Tax Fund Campaign (background articles/notes,
discussion over weekend; decision at meeting)

Nominations for Administrative Committee

Video report - STEEV's REPORT

War Tax Boycott - report and ideas for future

Finances (PDF)

Fundraising (TK)

Consultant's report

Consultant review

Literature updates and new resource ideas