Beyond Vietnam- A Time to Speak! Video Footage

Beyond Vietnam- A Time to Speak! Video Footage

For those that missed Community Alliance of Lane County’s Dramatic Reading of MLK’s speech, Beyond Vietnam–A Time to Speak!, it was amazing!  And the Occupy Eugene Media Group has a great video of it to share with you at our youtube channel https://youtu.be/WsG1t58iQzU.  Martin Luther King wrote this speech in 1967 and it is seriously eerie how 

Pride

Pride

FREE IWW Movie
7 pm Wednesday, May 6th @ Mcnail-Riley House, 601 W. 13th Ave. Sponsored by the Lane branch of the Industrial Workers of the World 

Earth Day in the Park!

Invite your friends! EARTH DAY 2015 is on! Forty five years after it began, a committee of local organizers is keeping the global celebration alive in Eugene/Springfield! This year’s event, April 25th at Alton Baker Park, replaces the recently- canceled annual observance originally scheduled for April 18th at EWEB (River Place Plaza). “EARTH DAY IN 

Human Rights and the Crisis of Youth Homelessness

​HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE CRISIS OF YOUTH HOMELESSNESS 11:30am to 3pm April 25, 2015. First Christian Congregational Church 1050 E. 23rd Ave., Eugene OR A community forum and conversation on the growing numbers of children and youth who are unhoused in the Eugene/Springfield Area and what can be done toward elimination of this violation of 

Oregon Legislature is looking at a Right to Rest Act

Oregon legislature is looking at a Right to Rest Act (SB629) right now and our representatives really need to hear from their constituents in favor of this bill. People can’t do better if they can’t get sleep to even be coherent the next day.  Give people a chance and legalize survival.  Please contact your representatives, 

Occupy Eugene Endorses Solidarity with Palestine

Occupy Eugene Endorses Solidarity with Palestine

The General Assembly of Occupy Eugene has endorsed the 2014 Occupy National Gathering statements of solidarity with Palestine. Occupy Eugene rejects any effort to use this statement for anti-Semitic purposes. To read the statements in full, please click on the post title. 

Opportunity Village Eugene Video Wins Award

Opportunity Village Eugene Video Wins Award

Major shout out to Jana Thrift of Occupy Eugene Media Group and David Zupan of Peace Works. The two videographers entered their video about Opportunity Village Eugene into Eugene’s International Film Festival and won the award for 2014 best documentary short. Check out this beautiful video here 

Sidewalk Rental vs Us

Sidewalk Rental vs Us

With great persistence and the willingness to push unconstitutional policies, premiere Occupier Art managed to cajole the City to issue a memo delineating how much of our public sidewalks are still public. Art who had been reading poetry on the sidewalk outside of a downtown business was arrested for trespassing and jailed overnight. Couple of months later the charges were dropped. Couple of months after that Art passed this memo from City Attorney Klein to us. Click on the title post to see the memo. 

SLEEPS Protest Camp

SLEEPS Protest Camp

Another Oregon winter has begun. Again, thousands of our unhoused citizens face another New Year with their basic human rights being violated by Eugene’s laws against sleeping. Forcing people from one place to another when they honestly have no where to go and no choice but to sleep, is a waste of city resources and anyone that agrees can email here. You can also go to a meeting and let your voice be heard. See local meetings for dates and times. Click on the post title to see a list of needs. 

Nightingale Health Sanctuary Opens New Rest Stop

Nightingale Health Sanctuary Opens New Rest Stop

On Dec. 8, the Eugene City Council approved Nightingale Health Sanctuary’s plan to operate a self-governed, village-style community on county land near the Lane County Behavioral Health building through April 2015. 

Nightingale welcomes new volunteers. If you want to help, please volunteer here or contact us at nightingalehealthsanctuary@gmail.com
If you would like to help with a financial contribution, you can donate here. Click on the post title to read more.