Portland, Oregon–(ENEWSPF)–November 1, 2011. The following action was approved by the Occupy Portland General Assembly
Solidarity with Occupy Oakland’s General Strike!
Say NO to Police Violence!
Wednesday, November 2nd
4:30 – Rally at Terry Schrunk Plaza
Speakers include members of Veterans for Peace
and Iraq Veterans Against the War
Performance by local hip hop artist Mic Crenshaw
5:30 – March through downtown
Come join Veterans and community members from across Portland for a national day of action in solidarity with Oakland’s General strike and against police violence. This day is being called to support Marine Corp. Veteran Scott Olsen. Olsen, a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW), was struck by a police tear gas canister and suffered a cracked skull during an Occupy demonstration Wednesday, October 26 in Oakland.
This is an open invitation – bring friends, family, allies, and organizations!
Occupy Portland General Assembly
Iraq Veterans Against the War
Veterans for Peace
Industrial Workers of the World
Jobs with Justice – Portland
Portland Central American Solidarity Committee
Rose City Cop Watch
Fire Frashour Campaign
PARASOL Climate Collective
For more information visit generalstrike.biz or https://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=223030484428859
or email [email protected]