Please, I cannot be there because I am in LaPine, but this is very important folks,
Occupy Eugene along with Occupations from across the State of Oregon are planning to converge in Salem for the opening of the 2012 Oregon Legislative Session on February 1, 2012.
There was a 100% consensus for this action at the Occupy Oregon General Assembly last week, OE was there and twinkled. The action begins between 9am and 10am and will end in the afternoon. 3pm to 5pm,, (OE participants will be able to be back in Eugene for Bradly Manning actions) The coalition of occupation movements will work together to expose corporate influence, protest the austerity budget and advocate for initiatives favorable to the 99% of Oregonians. Individuals and affinity groups are encouraged to engage in peaceful creative projects to advance the goals of the Occupy movement.
The coalition of occupations will conduct an Oregon General Assembly to determine the priorities of our legislative agenda. Our organizing efforts are aimed at educating, empowering and supporting affinity groups and individuals in carrying out their protests. More info on General discussion under the same topic heading.