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11/12/11 Diversity MARCH

November 12, 2011
11/12/11 Diversity MARCH

Date: 11/12/11 Time: 12:00PM Rally / 2:00PM March Location: Waterfront park at SW Salmon st and SW Naito Pkwy Purpose This is a march to bring together all the minorities groups and cultures, and share experience, thoughts and ideas about the Occupy Portland Movement. We are marching against economic inequality and exploitation of working...
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AN OPEN INVITATION TO THE OCCU-FEST

November 11, 2011

*****UPDATE: Musical Guests today are as follows: DJ support from Chris & Jesiah (occupy) pdx trance/songs of freedom and liberation 2pm – 3pm Little Sue Www.myspace.com/littlesuemusic 345-445 Melinda Pitterman 6-7pm David Rovics Www.davidrovics.com ***** PORTLAND, ORE.– Occupy Portland is responding to the Mayor’s threat of eviction on Saturday night, November 12 and 13, by throwing...
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Press Release: In Response To City Eviction Notice

November 10, 2011

The following is a message from Occupy Portland’s Press Team: PORTLAND, ORE. — The following is a response from Occupy Portland’s communications volunteers to a statement from Mayor Sam Adams, enunciated at a press conference at 10 a.m. and released from his office immediately afterward. At noon, Thursday November 10, members of the Occupy...
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Solidarity with Students and Teachers at Occupy Cal

November 10, 2011

Occupy Cal, the University of California, Berkeley Occupy Movement began yesterday to protest unreasonable tuition hikes among other injustices. According to UC Berkeley’s website, the average undergraduate student, living with their parents and attending university is still expected to pay $15,562 for tuition, fees and books yearly. A figure that increased 83% in the least...
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An open letter from Mayor Sam Adams to the Occupy Portland encampment

November 7, 2011

The following is a message reposted by the Information Desk, originally from Mayor Sam Adams: To the Occupy Portland encampment: I know that you agree that the growing number of arrests and reports of illicit drug and alcohol use, violent behavior and other criminal conduct must be immediately addressed. I understand that similar challenges...
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Press Release: Late-Night Meeting at Occupy Portland Addresses Safety Concerns

November 6, 2011

The following is a press release from the media committee, as requested by an emergency meeting open to the public. PORTLAND, ORE. — Late Saturday night and early into Sunday morning, an emergency Occupy Portland meeting composed of concerned individuals, including people from several committees, was held to discuss what many volunteers felt was...
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Solidarity with Occupy Atlanta (and video shout out!)

November 5, 2011

According to news reports and LiveStream, an impromptu march by the Occupy Atlanta movement was stopped by police*. We are still working on understanding the details, but Occupy Portland sends it’s support to our Occupy family in Atlanta and our solidarity with their constitutional rights to freedom of speech and assembly. Occupy Portland also...
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Further Brutality in Oakland– Portland in Solidarity with Kayban Sabehgi

November 5, 2011

This statement was drafted by members of the Media Committee in response to the recent news of yet another veteran in critical condition as a result of police brutality.  Police in Oakland have sent yet another veteran to intensive care after attempts at crowd control on Wednesday night—this time as a result of a...
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Statement of Condemnation Against Violence

November 3, 2011

On November 2nd, Occupy Portland participated with several other groups and organizations including Veterans for Peace and  Iraq Veterans Against the War, on a march through Portland in solidarity with the Oakland California general strike and in support of Marine Corps Veteran Scott Olsen who was critically injured when he was hit in the head with a...
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Portland Occupier Now Online!

November 3, 2011
Portland Occupier Now Online!

Greetings! Following in the footsteps of NY’s Occupied Wall St Journal and Boston’s Occupy Boston Globe, we have launched our own investigative and informative online newspaper. We hope to bring you stories from the frontline at home and around the globe. If you have an idea for a story, please send it to portlandoccupier@gmail.com...
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