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Judge Rules for Free Speech

Judge Rules for Free Speech

Eugene Municipal Court Judge Karen Stenard issued a ruling Thursday August 15th upholding the rights of protestors
to hold 24-hour protests at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza in Eugene.

Press Release: Municipal Court Hearings Set for Occupy Eugene and SLEEPS Activists

Press Release: Municipal Court Hearings Set for Occupy Eugene and SLEEPS Activists

On Monday, July 15, a Eugene Municipal Court judge will hear arguments for and against dismissal of trespass charges against 20 Free Speech activists

Press Release: Occupier Scales Chain Link Fence to Protest City's Lack of Action on Homelessness

Press Release: Occupier Scales Chain Link Fence to Protest City’s Lack of Action on Homelessness

On Saturday, November 17, Occupy Eugene activist Gwendolyn Iris climbed a $70,000 chain link fence that bars access to Eugene’s old City Hall near 8th and High and chained herself to it in protest of the City’s lack of action for the unhoused.

ACT AGAINST APATHY ON N17!

ACT AGAINST APATHY ON N17!

A day of action in the defense of the unhoused!
Starting at 12 Noon at Free Speech Plaza.

Come help raise awareness around the issue of homelessness in Lane County. We are headed into another winter and once more the unhoused community faces the elements with no option of a safe place to sleep.

There will be a rally, march, poetry, street theatre, free food and free medical care, as well as direct action to raise community awareness.

Paint a Picket at Outpost A on Labor Day

On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, volunteers from Occupy Eugene will paint a picket fence in the front yard of Outpost A at 1191 Lawrence Street.

The purpose of the event is to educate the public about bank foreclosures—many of which are fraudulent—and their devastating impact on neighborhoods.

OE invites the community to visit us at 1191 Lawrence, to talk with activists and volunteers and to see and hear about the work we are doing.

The Eugene Occupier Calls for Submissions

The Eugene Occupier Calls for Submissions

What has the past year of activism in OE meant to you? Send us a brief statement at http://occupyeugenemedia.org/newsletter/submissions/ for our September/October issue, which will celebrate the one-year anniversaries of both OWS and OE.

Federal Government Denies Occupy Eugene Right to Protest: Gravely Curtails First Amendment Rights for All

Federal Government Denies Occupy Eugene Right to Protest: Gravely Curtails First Amendment Rights for All

EUGENE, OR: The U.S. General Services Administration Regional Director issued a letter of denial in response to a permit application submitted by Occupy Eugene members seeking to continue their public protest at the corner of 7th and Pearl Streets in Eugene, Oregon. Occupy Eugene members have stated they will continue their protest without a permit and will risk arrest to challenge the restriction upon their First Amendment Rights.

Occupy Eugene Medical Clinic Sundays

Occupy Eugene Medical Clinic Sundays

Occupy Eugene hosts a free Medical Clinic and now a dental hygienist too every Sunday. This service is available to all.

Tuesday clinic is no longer available.

Spanish and English June Issues of The Eugene Occupier Now Available

Spanish and English June Issues of The Eugene Occupier Now Available

The Spanish and English June issues of The Eugene Occupier are now out. You can read them here: Vol. 1, No. 4, June 2012 Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 4 – Boletin Junio de 2012 Paper copies are available at OEV and Growers Market. If you would like some issues to distribute, let us know. Note:

Occupy Caravan to the National Gathering

Occupy Caravan to the National Gathering

Check out the caravan happening to the national gathering! http://occupycaravan.webs.com/