After nearly four years, Eugene’s Exclusion law banishing people from the downtown infringes on a variety of civil liberties, including those to freedom of movement, legal representation, and equal treatment under the law, but does little for public safety. The DPSZ ordinance is scheduled to sunset this fall. However, as it has several times before, the City Council simply plans to hold a new series of meetings to examine whether to extend the law.
The CLDC and Eugene community have repeatedly expressed outrage at the various hearings in the past. With your support, this pressure has helped deter the City from making the DPSZ permanent.
That is why it is crucial that we keep up the momentum and continue to speak out. This law does not represent the needs or wishes of Eugene! . . . .
As a trusted friend and advocate for social justice, we invite you to stand in solidarity with the Winnemem Wintu of Northern California this June 30th through July 3rd as they defend their right to preserve their way of life. The tribe is requesting that supporters join them during these dates to secure a section of the McCloud River so they can perform the Coming of Age Ceremony for their next chief, Marissa, in peace. . . . .
June 11th began as an international day of solidarity with long-term anarchist prisoner Jeff “Free” Luers in 2004. Jeff and the CLDC won a reduction in his sentence and he was released from prison in December 2009. Last year, hundreds of people in 30 cities around the world reinvigorated June 11th as a day of [...] . . . .
A speaking tour about long-term anarchist prisoner support, taking a close look at the cases of Eric McDavid* and Marie Mason.
Multimedia presentations about the cases of Eric and Marie! A discussion about long-term anarchist prisoner support! Strategies to build stronger cultures of resistance! Security/culture: v.2012 – now with extra tech! Rockstar guest speakers! Rage and love! . . . .