Monthly Archives: February 2012

1000 Portlanders march against American Legislative Exchange Council, leading nationwide protests

February 29, 2012

FEBRUARY 29, 2012 Today Portlanders joined over seventy cities across the nation to target corporations and legislators involved in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Portland’s march – which included nearly 200 yellow “ALEC Exposed” umbrellas, many colorful banners and a 50 foot anti-corporate wave – visited offices of many ALEC members, including ExxonMobil,...
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#F29 RALLY AND MARCH – Feb. 29 11:30AM AT WATERFRONT AND ANKENY

February 29, 2012
#F29 RALLY AND MARCH – Feb. 29 11:30AM AT WATERFRONT AND ANKENY

  Occupy Portland announces mass mobilization & direct actions against the American Legislative Exchange Council   WHAT: Rally and march in downtown Portland to protest the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conglomerate of corporations and legislators that writes and passes legislation to advance corporate interests. The march will visit some of the over 15...
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In Response to Autonomous Property Destruction on 2/28

February 29, 2012

From the Occupy Portland PR Committee At 11:30 last night, a letter from the Communique for Night of 2/28, a non-Occupy Portland group, expressed that their action was done in solidarity with Occupy Portland. As Occupy Portland has clearly stated in every mention of #F29 Shut Down The Corporations, this event will be peaceful....
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Portland and 70 Cities Nationwide Stand up to Corporate Greed and ALEC

February 28, 2012

February 29, 2012 Today Portlanders joined concerned citizens, students, and Occupiers in over seventy cities across the nation to target corporations and legislators involved in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The largest corporations in America, including ExxonMobil, Bank of America, BP, Monsanto, Pfizer, and Walmart use ALEC to funnel donations to legislators and...
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#F29 en Espanol

February 27, 2012

Lunes, 27 de febrero, 2012. PARA SU PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA CONTACTO: Clausura Las Corporaciones- Ciudad de México, DF: medios@clausuralascorporaciones.org (52)-5520937262 celular. (52)-722980392 fijo. F29 – Día Internacional de Acción para Combatir el Despojo del 99% Grupos de indignados en mas de 70 ciudades en el continente se levantan para enfrentar a la codicia las empresas. Este 29...
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Police Accountability Town Hall – Feb. 28 6:30pm-8:30pm

February 27, 2012

U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT TO HOLD TOWN FORUM FEB. 28 ON PORTLAND POLICE USE OF FORCE Published: Friday, February 10, 2012, 10:21 AM http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2012/02/us_justice_dept_to_hold_town_f.html Officials from the U.S. Department of Justice will be in town later this month to seek community input on Portland police use of force as they continue a federal civil rights inquiry...
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Police Accountability – Please Contact City Council to Extend the Charter Commission

February 25, 2012

A message from our friends at Portland Copwatch Friends Wednesday morning, Feb. 29, there are several items on the City Council’s agenda that affect police accountability issues. Primarily, I call your attention to item 184, which extends the terms of 8 members of the Charter Review Commission for _two days_, from March 3 to...
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New Outdoor Presence

February 24, 2012

Occupy Portland now has an outdoor information station located at Terry Schrunk Plaza (At the corner of SW 3rd and Madison), the symbolic heart of our movement. You’re invited to drop by and have a conversation, learn about what Occupy is doing and join in demonstrating against the fundamental injustices and inequalities that are...
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F29 Action Plan: 2 weeks to go; 5 events to come!

February 24, 2012

60+ cities across the country are on board for F29! Here is the latest from Portland! Please plug in, show up, and make Portland’s day of action great! ALL THE DETAILS: http://eepurl.com/jiDzL READ AND FOWARD TO FRIENDS Deepen your well of knowledge about ALEC with this video! Legal Observer Training by L&C NLG Student Chapter: ...
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Police Accountability Continues! Feb. 22nd, 6-8PM

February 21, 2012

Notice of Upcoming Charter Commission Public Hearing Police Accountability Wednesday, February 22, 2012 TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.      SUBJECT: PROPOSAL FOR POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY CHARTER AMENDMENTS LOCATION: Portland Building Auditorium 1120 SW Fifth Ave. – 2nd Floor Portland, OR 97204 Written testimony and oral comments via telephone will continue to be accepted for one week after...
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