May 2011

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MAY DAY 2011
May 1 (Sunday) 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
South Park Blocks, Portland, Oregon

 
Stop the Attacks on the Working Class! From Cairo to Portland.

The Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition is organizing a huge May Day Rally and March in Portland.

Since May Day is International Workers Day all over the world, we will be emphasizing workers' rights and immigrant rights.

2:00 pm - Activist Fair
3:00 pm - Rally
4:00 pm - March
5:30 pm - Rally

Please contact Peter at maydayoutreach@gmail.com if you would be interested in helping plan for May Day..
 
facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=146093445452883
 
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May 4th Rally to Defend Education
May 4th (Wednesday) 12 Noon - 2:00 pm
Portland State University Park Blocks

 
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Wikileaks and the Empire's Web with Eva Golinger
May 6 (Friday)  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
First Unitarian Church, 1011 SW 13th, Portland, OR 97201

 
The Portland Central American Solidarity Committee (PCASC) presents author and Wikileaks expert Eva Golinger on her U.S. speaking tour. Come hear her expose secrets of U.S. foreign policy about Latin America.

Eva Golinger is a leading figure in the Venezuelan revolution. She is editor of a popular Venezuelan English language newspaper, and has her own news program on Venezuelan national television. She is author of the Chavez Code and other books, and is referred to by President Chavez as “Venezuela’s sweetheart”. She is an expert researcher, and will speak about Wikileaks secrets and U.S. foreign policy in Latin America.

Tickets are $10-$15 sliding scale. No one will be turned away.
All proceeds go to PCASC.
Purchase tickets in advance here - https://pcasc.net/civicrm/civicrm/event/info?id=4&reset=1
 
facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/event.php?eid=104344172983729
 
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Womens Rights Are Human Rights:  March and Rally
May 7 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gathering Place: corner of NE Killingsworth Street and NE Cully Blvd

 
facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193162650723826
 
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Whitefeather Peace House will be hosting the following event:
3315 North Russet St., Portland, Oregon
May 6  (Friday) 6:00 pm
 

Paloma Ayala Vela and Patrick Hiller will present a talk on the state of nonviolent civil society movements in Mexico, where they have done work and which is Paloma's homeland. Children and friends are welcome. All refreshments are vegetarian (that means no fish as well, please), and no alcohol. Thanks!
 
Contact:  Tom H. Hastings
Director, PeaceVoice Program, Oregon Peace Institute
http://www.peacevoice.info/
peace education notification list sign-up:
https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/peacejusticeportland
 
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Climate Ethics and Equity Forum
May 14 (Saturday) 9:30 am - 3:15 pm at the First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson St, Portland, Oregon

 
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If you have any questions please contact:
 
Alaina Melville
Oregon Progressive Party
alaina@progparty.org
www.ProgParty.org

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