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New Occupy Eugene Meeting Schedule

Starting immediately Occupy Eugene will follow this new schedule Monday – Coordination Meeting 7:00 (Off-Site, check calendar for location) Tuesday – General Assembly 7:00 On-Site Wednesday – Village Meeting 7:00 On-Site (camp related issues only) Thursday – Coordination Meeting 7:00 On-Site Friday – General Assembly 7:00 On-Site Saturday – Open Assembly (formerly known as Grand

Petition to the Mayor and City Council

Petition to the Mayor and City Council

PETITION TO THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF EUGENE, OR We the undersigned request that the City of Eugene continue to partner with Occupy Eugene to provide a safe community to the hundreds of homeless who have been forced onto the streets due to the economic injustices of our times and who have now found

Contact your City Councilor-Support an Extension of Occupy Eugene's Camping Exemption!!

Contact your City Councilor-Support an Extension of Occupy Eugene’s Camping Exemption!!

Please contact your local City Councilor asap and ask him/her to support an extension of Occupy Eugene’s exemption to the no camping ordinance. December 15th, Occupy Eugene’s present exemption expires. Contact your City Councilor and ask him/her to allow the occupation to continue at Washington/Jefferson Park. If you don’t know who your councilor is, click

1/6/12 Occupy Eugene Documentary Night

1/6/12 Occupy Eugene Documentary Night

The Corporation is today’s dominant institution, creating great wealth but also great harm. This 26 award-winning documentary examines the nature, evolution, impacts and future of the modern business corporation and the increasing role it plays in society and our everyday lives.

Action Alert!

Come to Town Hall at MacCourt (University St. near 18th) at 3 p.m.  today, Wed. November 30, for an Occupy action on tuition rates, student loans and the cost of education, brought to you by our Education Alliance. #occupyeugene #occupyoregon Please forward.

Why Occupy Eugene? Conversation Draws Over 300 Community Members

Why Occupy Eugene? Conversation Draws Over 300 Community Members

“There are many reasons I volunteer with Occupy Eugene … I am deeply concerned with humans who are less able to advocate for themselves,” said Occupy Eugene member and civil rights attorney Lauren Regan at the Why Occupy Eugene? panel discussion at Cozmic Pizza on November 28. “The brunt of the financial crisis has been

Teach-In on the International Ramifications of the Occupy Movement

Teach-In on the International Ramifications of the Occupy Movement

Who: Occupy Eugene Education Alliance, Students and Faculty of the University of Oregon What: Teach-In on the International Ramifications of the Occupy Movement Where:115 Lawrence Hall room 115 University of Oregon When: 7:00pm There will be speakers who will address the student movements in Chile, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, France, and Germany. It is hoped to

Ways to get involved…

Looking for ways to get involved but don’t know where to plug in? Don’t have the time to get down to camp but want to contribute to the movement from your own home? We need help researching issues from foreclosures to campaign finance to ways to influence our local government. We need people to help

Why Occupy? A Community Conversation 11/28

Why Occupy? A Community Conversation 11/28

Why Occupy Eugene? A Community Conversation Members of Occupy Eugene (Lauren Regan, civil rights attorney; Jamil Jonna, UO graduate student and Silver Mogart, Community Alliance of Lane County community organizer) will speak about why they occupy, the historic significance of occupations as a form of protest, the importance of dissent, the financial crisis, environmental racism,

LA and Philly Occupations Face Evictions

Tonight, Occupy LA and Occupy Philly are facing much adversity as their city governments plan to use their citizens’ tax dollars to have their police forces evict the most promising social change movement in decades from their occupation sites. Occupy Eugene, which faces our own uncertain future this December 15th, stands in solidarity with Occupy