Action Alert

Care Packages for Vets & Houseless Survivors

Care Packages for Vets & Houseless Survivors

From Dandy of Occupy Medical: As the nights get cooler and the ground gets soggier, some of the treatment team at Occupy Medical are assembling care packages for veterans and houseless survivors flying cardboard signs welcoming the kindness of fellow Eugeneians passing through streetlights as we go to work and run our errands. Our goal is to assemble 25 care packages this week. If you’d like to contribute financially, you can sponsor one of these holiday care packages for $20 and put a smile on someone’s weathered face. To make a donation, go to Donate at Occupy Medical and put “Sponsor A Survivor” in the purpose line.

This project is assembled in memory and honor of my friend Jacob David George, a peace warrior and survivor of war trauma who spent many years of his life on the streets. Jacob David George in the Huffington Post

Global Fast Food Strike - Rally and March

Global Fast Food Strike – Rally and March

Global Climate Convergence (GCC) will be meeting and protesting fast-food employees’ low wages Thursday, 5/15/14. GCC is joining the worldwide call for a livable $15.00 per hour wage for workers in the fast-food industry.

Join Global Climate Convergence 11:30 AM at McDonalds, 659 E. Broadway in Eugene to hold signs, chant labor slogans and pass out leaflets. At 12:30 PM, GCC will march to Wendy’s, 1895 Franklin Blvd.

March Above And Beyond Monsanto, for Food Freedom!

On Saturday, October 12, Lane County residents will participate in the worldwide “March Against Monsanto” for World Food Day. Over 275 cities around the world are scheduled for events on the same day. In Eugene, we will hold a joyful celebration of sustainable agriculture dressed in Franken, mad scientist and veggie themes. This time we march

This weekend: NIX THE NEONICS

This weekend: NIX THE NEONICS

A Rally,Music and A Fun Singalong Action to Save our Pollinators from Common
Garden Pesticides!

Saturday, July 20th rally at noon in Free Speech Plaza, 8th & Oak. March through downtown to the Eugene Public Library. Carpool to a Garden Store to be announced at the rally!

KEYNOTES: Lisa Arkin of Beyond Toxics and Philip Smith of Oregon Sustainable Bees. Musical Parody by Scotty Perey. Wear costumes and bring kazoos for the Bee Funeral Dirge March!

Nuclear Awareness Week for Fukushima 2yr. Anniversary

March 11 is the two yr. anniversary of the Fukushima Nuke Plant disaster. Lets bring attention to our continuing unsafe lust for dirty energy at the cost of our planet and our future. Occupy Eugene, the Survival Center, and CALC will be helping with a series of events throughout the week.

3/11/13 6pm @ Our Islands Conservation Center, 120 W. Broadway & Olive, Eugene OR
Opening Ceremony with music, potluck, community networking opportunities, nuclear film & discussion.

3/13/13 Noon @ EMU Ampitheater, 1228 University Ave. , UofO, Eugene OR
Nuclear Freedom Now! Rally featuring speakers, music, spoken word, and theater to encourage nuclear awareness about issues in the Northwest and abroad. March to share this information with our community at large.

3/14/13 7pm @ Harris Hall, 125 E. 8th Ave., Eugene OR
Post Ignorance Talk with Kevin D. Blanch. Learn about the ongoing disaster in Fukushima and have discussion about solutions.

3/15/13 1pm to 4pm @ Kesey Square, Willamette & Broadway, Eugene OR
Kesey Square Revival goes Nuclear! Speakers, theater and letter writing workshop; to address nuclear concerns around Hanford, Fukushima, and our need to Occupy Big Energy everywhere.

SLEEPS LAST FRIDAY ART WALK / Light vs. Dark

SLEEPS LAST FRIDAY ART WALK / Light vs. Dark

5pm Friday, February 22 in the Whiteaker NeighborhoodThe SLEEPS’ Strike Team will offer a view into the darker side of being a human, un-housed, and trying to sleep on the streets of Eugene, Oregon.

Every night the human biological need to sleep demands its time and space. It has no mercy, nor heed to environment. And short of death nothing can ever prevent it. The uncontrollable consequences of being human are inescapable for all human beings. However, for those in our community that are un-housed the consequences shift in hue and tone to a sometimes very dark reality. How would you sleep if you knew each night’s effort to sleep was a roll of the dice, with the odds always against you…

Come join our Last Friday Art Walk Street Theater team for a night of light vs dark and life vs death.

And as always SLEEPS asks you to consider what role you fill in the urban theater we call life?

For more information contact Hedin at larrybrugh@yahoo.com

SLEEPS Action Alert!

Friday January 4, 3pm to 7pm in Downtown Eugene
Meeting 2:30pm at the Atrium, 99 W. 10th Ave.

SLEEPS is calling for a Flash Mob Die Off action & Guerrilla Street Theater. This action is being done in an effort to bring attention to the ever growing number of unhoused people who die each year in the streets and parks of Eugene Oregon.

RECLAIM THE PLAZA: A Free Speech Celebration

Monday, January 7 at 10:30pm
Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza at 8th & Oak, Eugene

Celebrate freedom, stand up for your rights, and stand in solidarity with community members who wish to legally challenge Lane County’s unconstitutional curfew at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza. Bring joy, cookies, protest signs, and musical instruments.

Article 1, Section 8 of the Oregon Constitution states the following:
“No law shall be passed restraining the free expression of opinion, or restricting the right to speak, write, or print freely on any subject whatever; but every person shall be responsible for the abuse of this right.”

The Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza “curfew” is an unconstitutional restraint upon free speech and public assembly, and this is a call to action for all citizens of Eugene to stand up for the Constitution and the right to protest 24-7 in traditional public forums such as the Plaza. Our aim is to have the curfew declared unconstitutional in a court of law. To achieve this, SLEEPS in conjunction with local activists is planning a day of protest followed by a night of celebration and civil disobedience next Monday, January 7th. Free speech and unhoused activists along with other community members, both housed and unhoused, intend on being arrested in numbers for violating the Plaza curfew.

We invite you to come in celebration and solidarity to make a statement to City and County government that we as a community will not accept the violation of our constitutional rights.

For more information email alley[at]practicalrabbit.com

Buy Nothing Day

Buy Nothing Day

Occupy Eugene activists are staging a protest Friday 10:30 – 11:30 AM at the Eugene West 11th Walmart to bring attention to 1% media blitz targeting the 99% to buy buy buy on Black Friday. Unfettered consumerism leads to debt and time away from the family while at the same time large corporations reap record profits.

Volunteer for a shift at the Outpost!

Volunteer for a shift at the Outpost!

The Occupation at 1191 Lawrence St., Eugene, OR needs volunteers for occupying the space in 3 hr. shifts and overnights. It is a great way to connect with our community to share the reasons for which we Occupy. Sign up for a shift at the site or by emailing Jana at greenfuelsinfo@yahoo.com after looking at the following schedule:

http://bit.ly/1191Calendar