Design the Next CLDC Shirt! @ Online
Jul 5 @ 12:00 am – Aug 31 @ 11:59 am

We are requesting design submissions for the next CLDC shirt! Do you have a great idea for the next CLDC shirt? We are requesting submissions from now until August 15th for design ideas. The new T-shirt will sold in the CLDC store to help fund our work defending frontline activists.

If you design is chosen you will get a CLDC membership card, a free T-shirt, and a goodie bag. Submit your design to

Note we may choose more then one winner.

CLDC Brunch Fundraiser with Steve “Chezz” Cheseborough
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Brunch Fundraiser  for the Civil Liberties Defense Center
10:00am-3:00pm. Drop-in as you like.

Steve “Chezz” Cheseborough will perform 1920-30s blues
$15 adults. Kids free.

Please RSVP, so we’ll know how many folks we’ll be feeding.

National Prisoner Strike Panel Discussion @ Old Nick's Pub
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Prisoners from across the United States have just released this call to action for a nationally coordinated prisoner workstoppage against prison slavery to take place on September 9th, 2016.

This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America

In one voice, rising from the cells of long term solitary confinement, echoed in the dormitories and cell blocks from Virginia to Oregon, we prisoners across the United States vow to finally end slavery in 2016.

On September 9th of 1971 prisoners took over and shut down Attica, New York State’s most notorious prison.

More information here

We will be hosting a panel discussion with Q&A with former inmates discussing the conditions in prisons.

Panelists will be posted shortly.

Cosponsors include: UO Student Labor Action Project, Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Eugene-Springfield, NAACP Eugene-Springfield Chapter, Jericho Movement, & IWW Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee.


Theater of Dissent: Benefit Dinner for the CLDC @ Wesley Center
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We will be host our first annual Theater of Dissent and dinner theater/mock trial to benefit our work of defending front-line activists and protecting civil liberties across the country. The CLDC staff and local actors will be putting on a performance of a fake trial of front-line activists!

Join us for a night of drinks, food, & entertainment.

The ticket includes dinner, dessert, and a drink voucher.

More information to come soon!

The event is on the 15th anniversary of the USA PATRIOT Act as a reminder that of civil liberties are under constant attack and need to be defending vigilantly.