March Preparation

Hey Portland: Need a Ride to Wall Street for Sept. 17th?

August 26, 2012
s17bus

If you’re interested in being at Occupy Wall Street on September 17th then get on the bus! Send an email to p91fun@yahoo.com and state how long you’re able to be gone for as travel times have not been secured yet. Do not simply reply with “I want to be on the bus” as this...
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Help Occupiers Get to Philadelphia for the National Gathering

June 18, 2012

The General Assembly endorsed the National Gathering that’s occurring in Philadelphia this summer. Remi has been trying to arrange transportation for over a week now, and just heard back from the caravan that they are operating over budget. To address this, he created a wepay account that would go towards getting people across the US to Philadelphia.

Here’s the link to the wepay account: https://www.wepay.com/donations/occupy-pdx-natgat-transportation
Here’s the link to the Nat Gat: http://www.occupynationalgathering.com/

NATO PROTESTS: Get on the Bus to Chicago! May 14/15

May 6, 2012

NATO – THE NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZATION WILL BE MEETING IN CHICAGO ON THE 2oth and 21nd of MAY. THE BUS FROM PORTLAND WILL BE LEAVING EITHER THE 14th or 15th of MAY.

 Because understanding NATO is first and foremost, please visit here: natoprotest.org to learn all about this incredibly corrupt alliance that continues to “intervene” in poor parts of the world only to take their resources, kill or depose leaders with integrity and replace them with corrupt leaders.

THIS INFORMATION IS FROM 99Solidarity.net -

99Solidarity has begun sending email updates to occupiers signing up for the Chicago Bus Trips. Please be sure to add info@99solidarity.net to your address book to ensure the updates do not get filed as spam.

99% solidarity is excited to participate in nonviolent direct actions in Chicago from May 18 to 22, 2012. We have secured buses to bring people to these actions from several U.S cities.

We are currently working on the travel schedule, agenda and other important details of this trip. We will be contacting you with updated information shortly. For now here are a few updates:

  • The Bus trip is free
  • 50 people from each city must sign up and board the bus for the trip take place. If a city has less then 50 sign ups, then we may have to cancel the bus for that city.
  • Meals will be provided on board the bus to and from Chicago
  • We are working on housing and meals while in Chicago

There are several direct actions and events that we will participate in while in Chicago including:

Please visit 99solidarity.net often to get the most up to date information and be sure to invite your friends and fellow occupiers to join you on this exciting, historic trip.

In addition, please follow us on Facebook and Twitter: @99solidarity

Currently, a bus (or more) will be leaving from Portland in time to arrive in Chicago on May 17.

They’re also leaving from these cities:

  • New York City
  • Washington DC
  • Boston, MA
  • Providence, RI
  • Burlington, VT
  • Salem, NH
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Oakland CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Francisco, CA

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So tell your friends and get on the bus!

They do have a voluntary pledge of Non-violence and Mutual Respect and a voluntary Action Agreement. A word of warning, if you go to register for the bus, the action agreement loses its “voluntary-ness”.

There’s also the Chicago Principles which everyone in the movement should familiarize themselves with.

The Chicago Principals

  • Our solidarity will be based on respect for a political diversity within the struggle for social, economic and environmental justice. As individuals and groups, we may choose to engage in a diversity of tactics and plans of action but are committed to treating each other with respect and working towards a common goal of peace and justice.
  • As we plan our actions and tactics, we will take care to maintain appropriate separations of time and space between divergent tactics.
  • We oppose any state repression of dissent, including surveillance, infiltration, disruption, limiting our action to “free speech zones,” and violence, or attempts to divide our movement through the conscious creation of divisions regarding tactics, organization, strategies, and alliances.
  • Any debates or criticisms will stay internal to the movement, avoiding any public or media denunciations of fellow activists and events.

*ON HOLD* Anti-Police Brutality March – May 3 – 8PM Rally at Pioneer Square

May 2, 2012

Update: This event has been postponed. Please stay tuned for more information. Due to yesterday’s excessive police force and brutality against protesters, an impromptu march has been called for by the Occupy Portland Action Committee. During General Strike March and the Dance Dance Revolution, protesters were beaten and arrested for jay-walking.  Please come out to...
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May Day – What’s Happening?

April 27, 2012
May Day – What’s Happening?

Twitter – FOLLOW: #M1PDX @LiberateMayDay JOIN THE CEL.LY TEXT LOOP: Type @may1pdx in the body of a text and send that text to 23559 20 excuses to get out of work! Not all of these events have the consensed support of the Occupy Portland General Assembly Press Conference on May Day March and PLOC...
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First May Day Spokes Council Meeting this Saturday 4/7 @ 11AM

April 5, 2012
First May Day Spokes Council Meeting this Saturday 4/7 @ 11AM

This is a meeting for those that are planning actions, events, affinity group NVDA or any other thing for May 1st, 2012 that want to coordinate their activities with each other for maximum effectiveness. This is a public meeting, no sensitive information should be discussed in the meeting. Feel free to invite others that...
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Occupy TriMet April 4, 2012 (A4)

March 31, 2012
Occupy TriMet April 4, 2012 (A4)

  A National Day of Action in Defense of Public Transportation   “With fare hikes and cuts to service at TriMet looming on the horizon, Occupy Portland joins Occupy Boston’s call for a national day of action on April …4th in defense of public transportation. ‘Occupy TriMet’ will be a local day of action...
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Sat. Mar. 10th, Tibetan National Day Rally and March

March 9, 2012

A couple of days back, Occupy Wall Street passed a resolution to support Tibetan National Day. …#OWS Stands in Solidarity with those engaged in the 53 Year Old Non-Violent Tsampa Revolution and call on all #Occupy friends, allies & supporters alike to join their local March 10th Tibetan Uprising Anniversary events to raise awareness...
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March Forth! on March 4th – Bringing Our Issues Together to Understand the Sources and Solutions

March 2, 2012
March Forth! on March 4th – Bringing Our Issues Together to Understand the Sources and Solutions

It’s not the band, it’s a call to come together and share your passions and what you believe in. PRINT THE FLYER (PDF) On March 4th, 2012, we will gather at 2PM in an effort to continue to drive positive changes in the nation and worldwide. The concept is simple. Each person picks an issue they are passionate...
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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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