This Wednesday, November 30th, 12:15 pm at the University of Oregon EMU Amphitheater is Operation Walk Out! A national event – 24,000 teachers striking because of pension changes. Students and teachers have been greatly impacted by the economic crisis. Education needs to be top priority. Students, teachers & faculty marching against education cuts, tuition hikes,
CLDC is hosting an event on Saturday in solidarity with Occupy Eugene. The proceeds will help defend the 17 activists arrested on Nov. 17th when they shut down five national banks in Eugene. No one turned away for lack of funds. Come dance and enjoy great company for a great cause! David Rovics, the Brass
Occupy Eugene is part of this month’s Last Friday Art Walk! So from 6-9 on November 25th (Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving) we will be an Art Walk stop with live music and arts galore at camp in Washington Jefferson Park. If you would like to contribute art to the cause, please contact Dani:
November 25, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press [at] occupyeugenemedia.org Occupy Eugene Protests Black Friday Eugene, OR-Approximately 100 Occupy Eugene protestors converged in a flash mob at the Valley River Center mall at 12:30 a.m. on Black Friday to protest corporate greed and mass consumerism. The group peacefully sang political carols with lyrics that exposed their
If you have a coat to give, drop it off. If you need a coat, pick one up. Join the global holiday from consumerism. Spend the day without spending! Fri. Nov. 25th\11am – 3pm; 55 W. Broadway.
Occupy Eugene will be holding a booth at the Holiday market this weekend! When: 10am-6pm Friday Nov. 25, Saturday Nov. 26, Sunday Nov. 27 Where: Lane County Fairgrounds, 13th & Jefferson Eugene, Oregon Occupy Eugene will have a table in the Non Profit area of the market and focus on community outreach. We will be
For every dollar or credit spent on gifts, we sacrifice time, giving something material in exchange for providing our friends and family with the gift of ourselves.… We remain deprived of connection with those around us, and struggle to fill this emptiness with commodities that we do not need. In reality, all we need is one another. BUY NOTHING.
Recently it has come to my attention that the global Occupations are being blamed for the disorderly behavior that is taking place at many of our protest sites. This is understandable, given that the power structure is hell bent on discrediting us by any means at their disposal. It is also laughable.
November 19, 2011, Eugene-Saturday at the Occupy Eugene camp at Washington Jefferson Park, a medical emergency occurred involving the Eugene Police Department and paramedics. A man in his early 30’s overdosed from heroin around 4pm. Occupy protesters in camp immediately called 9-1-1 and came together to provide support. Luckily among the occupiers were a licensed
Please join Occupy Eugene, the Eugene-IWW, AFSME Local 3214 and ESSN for a screening of “The plunder of our time: Why Wall Street is not too big to jail.
When: Mon. Nov. 21rst @ 7pm
Where: Cozmic Pizza (8th Ave. and Charnelton)
Also available in : Spanish