Occupy Portland: Solidarity with Occupy Oakland’s General Strike- Wed. Nov 2nd

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!

Endorsed by:

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

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