From June 30th to July 4th, the Occupy movement will convene the Occupy National Gathering in the vicinity of Philadelphia’s Independence Mall for a week of direct actions, movement building and the creation of a vision for a democratic future.
The Winnemam Wintu have called for people to join them in solidarity as they engage in direct action against the Forest Service on the McCloud River near Mt. Shasta, CA. CLDC is taking an active role in assisting the tribe and invites Occupy Eugene to join them.
The May issue of The Eugene Occupier is now out. You can read it here:
Paper copies are available at OEV and Growers market.
A group of Occupy Eugene activists spontaneously began occupying the old Federal Courthouse courtyard at 7th and Pearl streets on the evening of May 1.
Occupy Eugene has consensed to select one or more strategic campaigns to put substantial energy into for the next six months.
GA Consensus moved Friday’s GA to Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza until further notice.
El número 1 del Boletín de Eugene Toma las Calles en español ya está en circulación.
Housing is a Human Right
Author and Noted Housing Rights Activist, Max Rameau will be in Eugene for several events starting Wednesday, April 18. Rameau is the author of “Take Back the Land” and director of the national movement of the same name, which specializes in “liberating” vacant government land and foreclosed homes by moving homeless families into them.
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Amid furious public pressure to make an arrest in the killing of Trayvon Martin, the special prosecutor on the case went for the maximum Wednesday, bringing a second-degree murder charge against the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot the unarmed black teenager. George Zimmerman, 28, was jailed
Occupy Eugene in collaboration with the ACLU, Civil Liberties Defense Center, NAACP, Eugene Springfield Solidarity Network and CALC (the Community Alliance of Lane County), invites the public to a Walk with Trayvon on Monday, April 2, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Campbell Center, 2nd and High streets.