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May Day Celebration

May Day Celebration

Make your voice heard in the fight for Economic and Social Justice, Workers’ Rights, Immigration Reform, and Environmental Sanity. 

Exercise your First Amendment Rights to speak, sing, march, and organize! 

5:00pm Celebration Rally at Kesey Square, W. Broadway & Willamette
5:30pm Solidarity March from Kesey Square to the Old Federal Building
6:00pm Party & Potluck at the Old Fed–Family Friendly Speakers, Music, and Entertainment into the night! 

Brought to you by: Occupy Eugene, The Civil Liberties Defense Center, and Community Alliance of Lane County. 

Tug of War at EWEB Earth Day Celebration: Press Release

This Saturday, April 20, during EWEB’s 2013 Earth Day Celebration and beginning at 1 pm, Occupy Eugene will stage a Tug of War to demonstrate the “pull between good and bad energy.” 

FUND HUMAN NEEDS  NOT WAR

FUND HUMAN NEEDS NOT WAR

A coalition of peace, justice and labor activists, including Occupy Eugene have organized several actions on Tax Day, Monday April 15th. The coalition’s message is calling on Congress to redirect war dollars to fund human needs. Also, activists are demanding continued USPS Saturday delivery and to keep the Springfield Gateway facility open.  

11:00 AM @ The downtown Post Office, 520 Willamette Street, Eugene OR. Organizers will be providing taxpayers the opportunity to decide where their tax dollars go, by inviting them to participate in a penny poll. The poll participants will be given 10 pennies to put in jars representing a 6-category breakdown of the Federal budget. 

1200 Noon @ The downtown Post Office. There will be a rally with speakers and music. 

1:00 PM. Procession mourning the human costs of war from the Post Office to the New Federal Bldg., with a 1:30 pm rally. Marchers will turn in cards to the Congressional offices of Senator Merkley, Wyden and Rep. DeFazio that call on them to take action to fund human needs and not war. 

Occupy Eugene/Occupy Bankbusters Benefit

Occupy Eugene/Occupy Bankbusters Benefit

Occupy Eugene and Occupy BankBusters will hold a fundraiser at Cozmic Pizza, Monday, April 8th, at 6 PM. Everyone is invited. Participants can get up to date on what Occupy is doing, buy raffle tickets for gift certificates from local businesses, watch the movie “The Secret of Oz” and discuss the historical events behind our current economic crisis and what some real solutions to our situation might look like. All this over beer and pizza. 

Cozmic Pizza is located at 8th and Charnelton, in downtown Eugene, and their phone number is (541)338-9333. Donations accepted at the door. Twenty per cent of lifetime Cozmic gift certificates sold at the fundraiser, for later use, goes to support the local Occupy movement.