Press Release: Occupy Portland Community Picket Shuts Down Terminal 5 and 6

December 12, 2011

December 12, 2011 Contact: Kari Koch, media@shutdowntheport.com, 503-567-8694 Over 500 Portlanders Join Historic West Coast Pork Blockade PORTLAND, Ore. – Today over 500 rank and file union members, non-union workers, unemployed, retired, veterans, and other members of the 99% march on,”Wall Street on the Waterfront” at the Port of Portland. Portlanders rallied at Kelly...
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Press Release: Occupy Portland Community Picket – Shut Down the Port on Dec. 12

December 11, 2011

December 12, 2011 Contact: Kari Koch, mediaATshutdowntheport.com, 503-567-8694 Occupy Portland Community Picket Shut Down the Port on December 12 More than 30 West Coast Occupations target Wall Street on the Waterfront
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12/12 WEST COAST PORT SHUTDOWN: Action Details for Portland/Longview

December 11, 2011
12/12 WEST COAST PORT SHUTDOWN: Action Details for Portland/Longview

MEDIA CONTACTS Kari or David at 503-567-8694 For those not joining us, watch the Portland Occupier Liveblog Or follow Twitter hashtags: #D12, #D12PDX, #PortShutDown, #OccupyThePort Please print the legal info fliers and hand a few out: 12.12 quarter sheet Please join us on 12/12!
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Bike Swarm Getting Ready for Shut Down the Ports!

December 9, 2011
Bike Swarm Getting Ready for Shut Down the Ports!

If you’ve got a bike and a resolve to make a dent in the pockets of the 1%, then join the bike swarm on Monday, 12/12. Visit their website: PDXbikeswarm.org The Bike Swarm came together in solidarity to stand (ride) with Occupiers during the Nov. 13th 1st-amendment-rights-violating eviction of Occupy Portland from Lownsdale  and...
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Dec. 9, 5 PM Rally/March: Citizens Against the National Defense Authorization Act

December 8, 2011
Dec. 9, 5 PM Rally/March: Citizens Against the National Defense Authorization Act

Date: Friday, December 9th 2011 Time: 5pm – 6pm Location: Director’s Park, Downtown Portland JOIN US! at Director’s Park @ 5pm to voice our LARGE concern over this Bill that has already passed the Senate. AGENDA PLAN 5:00PM – We will gather at Director’s Park located between SW Yamhill and SW Taylor. 5:00PM – 6:00PM – We...
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Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen to Longshoremen: Please Honor Picket Line

December 8, 2011
Iraq War Vet Scott Olsen to Longshoremen: Please Honor Picket Line

For more information on the Dec. 12th Shut Down the Ports action, see: http://occupyportland.org/2011/12/07/99-shut-west-coast-ports-dec-12th/ 
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Wed. Dec. 14th: Chapman & Lownsdale Squares, Leaf Raking!

December 8, 2011

Wednesday December 14th, starting at  9:30am -  You must RSVP though as leaves are limited Please RSVP to me so we can plan appropriately. Steven Pixley PP&R Volunteer Services 503-823-5121 steve.pixleyATportlandoregon.gov Key here is that volunteers contact me for shift assignment so we can have enough tools and staff on hand to make use...
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Dec 8/9: Reverend Billy Comes to Occupy Portland

December 7, 2011

Rev. Billy, NYC street performer and OWS participant, will be in Portland on Thursday and Friday, 12/08-12/09, as part of a 9-city Occupy tour bringing greetings from the other Occupy encampments.  He will be “preaching” his basic anti-corporate, anti-consumerism message at the Open Forum on Thursday evening at 7pm in Shemanski Park, and again...
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Injured Occupy Portland Protester to Testify at City Council Hearing on Police Accountability

December 7, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: http://nightingale.chipin.com/jj-bridges-recovery-fund Portland, OR, December 7, 2011 — Injured Occupy Portland protester Justin James Bridges will testify at Thursday’s City Council hearing on police accountability at 2pm at City Hall. Bridges was a victim of police brutality during the eviction of Chapman Square on November 13. He remains in a wheelchair, unable...
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Press Release: Portland Public Schools shut down Occupy Portland Panel

December 7, 2011

12/07/11 PRESS RELEASE Contact: press@occupyportland.org PORTLAND, ORE — The Occupy Portland Panel, invited as guests to a 6th grade current events class at the Astor School, were interrupted Wednesday afternoon just as students began naming off important world issues. The guests were told by the teacher, “The school district is not comfortable with us...
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