Learn the Ropes: Safety and Security Training for Activists

Learn the Ropes: Safety and Security Training for Activists

Hosted by the Civil Liberties Defense Center and the UO ROAR Center, this workshop hopes to impart knowledge and skills that will increase the security of individuals and activists groups by covering:
— expanded Know Your Rights training
— how to be a legal observer
— digital security for activists 

Saturday, January 27th, 2018
1pm – 5pm
University of Oregon
Willamette Hall RM 100 

This training is free and open to the community.
Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

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A Colony Called Oregon

A Colony Called Oregon

Join Community Rights Lane County for a talk by Chuck Willer of the Coast Range Association on Wall Street
forest ownership, tax avoidance, and corporate forestry’s ecological
harm in light of climate change and social alternatives. 

Where: Eugene Garden Club, 1645 High Street
When: Thursday, January 11th, 7pm 

Free and open to the public. 

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Benefit for KEPW Community Radio 97.3 FM

Benefit for KEPW Community Radio 97.3 FM

Eugene PeaceWorks benefit for KEPW Community Radio 97.3 FM featuring “Alternative Radio” host David Barsamian and a diverse music program
Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6-10 pm
Whirled Pies, 199 W. 8th
Admission – sliding scale from $10 to $100

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Protect Our Public Forests Interactive Workshop

Cascadia Wildlands and Oregon Wild are holding an interactive workshop on current federal threats to public forests. Practice making your voice heard in defense of public lands.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6 – 8 PM
Sam Bonds Brewing, 540 E 8th Ave, Eugene 

Help Cascadia Forest Defenders Stop Logging in the Goose Timber Sale

Help Cascadia Forest Defenders Stop Logging in the Goose Timber Sale

Forest Defenders have taken direct action blocking logging of Old Growth in the Willamette National Forest north of McKenzie Bridge, Oregon.
They have made a “a general call to action to all activists and organizers in the Pacific Northwest to help stop the Goose Timber Sale. CFD will maintain a presence inside the Goose Timber Sale that will force Seneca Jones Timber Company and the U.S. Forest Service to abandon logging of public lands.” 

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Don't Ban Me! A March for Homeless Rights

Don’t Ban Me! A March for Homeless Rights

Join Ward 9 Homeless Neighbors Association to March for Homeless Rights
Meet At the Hult Center gathering on Willamette, between 6th & 7th ave.
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 5pm
The dog ban, camping ban, sleeping ban, sitting ban – the City of Eugene is banning homelessness by banning what we need to survive: sleep, rest, companionship, and community.
If you are on Facebook, you can invite your friends. 

“Close the School of the Americas” Annual Benefit Concert, featuring Tom Rawson

LASC (Latin America Solidarity Committee’s) is raising money for local and national work to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC, and defray costs of local activists going to the national protest.
September 30, 2017 7pm to 9pm
Wellsprings Friends School 3590 W. 18th Ave.
Eugene OR, 97405
Contact Information:
(541) 485-8633 or email lasc@efn.org

What is LASC? Link to their website
 

International Women and Women Aligned Day Rally

International Women and Women Aligned Day Rally

Intersectional People’s Network of Eugene/Springfield (a newly forming community organizing group), Disrupt! Eugene and So Just Collective invite the community to join them at A Rally for International Women and Women Aligned Day at the Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza this coming Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. to celebrate “International Women’s Day,” as the groups take time to honor women and transfeminine people across all intersectionalities, as a community. 

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Emily Semple Wins City Council Seat

Emily Semple Wins City Council Seat

Emily Semple (Occupy Eugene’s Brave Beatrice) has officially won a position on Eugene’s City Council. Lane County Elections has finalized the results and Emily won by 140 votes. We welcome her as our new representative for Ward 1 in Eugene. With national politics in turmoil we have managed to get one of our own occupiers in office to represent us locally! We have come a long way since the Eugene City Council was deciding our fate in Washington Jefferson Park. Congratulations and thank you for all you do and for being so awesome as to take on the system for us again. 

Occupy Eugene’s own “Brave Beatrice” (Emily Semple) Is Running For Eugene City Council Ward 1

Occupy Eugene’s own “Brave Beatrice” (Emily Semple) Is Running For Eugene City Council Ward 1

To add to her wide range of diverse tactics practiced since 2011, Brave Beatrice is running for office! Among others, she is endorsed by the current Ward 1 city councilor George Brown (now retiring) and City Councilor Betty Taylor. Beatrice has been arrested in defense of free speech and won her Federal court case. She made all of our beautiful OCCUPY bandanas and has participated in numerous actions these past years. Occupying the city council is her next tactic for bringing the voice of the people to the city 

Brave Beatrice needs your help! This is when the power of the people through grassroots efforts could REALLY make a difference! It is crucial to have more volunteer support during this last window of opportunity—before ballots are cast. Please volunteer just a little time toward helping Emily help us 

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