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Great action to bring awareness to Police Murders

I am getting a largee group of people togather to figure out where the cops have killed people over the last 10 years or so. We are going to go put chalk lines on the ground and put up HUGE signs that point out police brutality.
If anyone out there want to help I am open for good energy. We need to do something to shame these murders and show the public someone is paying attention. Tom Poter needs to hear us. These nazi's need to know that we see what they are doing. MP's coming home from Iraq and blowing away any threats in Portland is UNACCEPTABLE. It must stop. Lets get LOUD.

Peace
some tips 28.Sep.2006 15:58

been through this before

If you're gathering people for this task, you'll want to make it easier for them than waiting for you to put up some real info about your project. You gave no email address to write to, or a time / place to meet.

For the project, I'd suggest making a photo of each location after you prepare it with a sign / chalk drawing, and create a website for all the photos and associated info. This would make a lasting record of the installations. It won't be long before the chalk fades / washes away and the signs get taken down by authorities / annoyed neighbors.

It might be a good idea to work with the local copwatch groups for better visibility and because they might have eager volunteers.

 http://portlandcopwatch.org/

 http://rosecitycopwatch.org/

Action for James Chasse Jr 28.Sep.2006 17:15

Carol cjhasan@yahoo.com

Are there any actions planned specifically to protest the death of James Chasse (the uanarmed mentally ill man killed last week by police)? I think people need to go to City Hall and let Mayor Potter and Chief Sizer know that citizens will not tolerate such behavior.

If no one is doing it, I'd be happy to organize.

Thanks,
Carol
 cjhasan@yahoo.com

have you 28.Sep.2006 17:57

contacted this group --

"The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest on October 22nd, bringing together those under the gun and those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the epidemic of police brutality.

The Coalition also works on the Stolen Lives Project, which documents cases of killings by law enforcement agents nationwide. The second edition of the Stole n Lives book documents over 2000 cases in the 1990's alone. (available for $15 from Amazon.com or from the National Office.)The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been mobilizing every year since 1996 for a National Day of Protest on October 22nd, bringing together those under the gun and those not under the gun as a powerful voice to expose the epidemic of police brutality.

The Coalition also works on the Stolen Lives Project, which documents cases of killings by law enforcement agents nationwide. The second edition of the Stole n Lives book documents over 2000 cases in the 1990's alone. (available for $15 from Amazon.com or from the National Office.)

Research and collection of data in preparation for a second volume continues, and volunteers for researching or editing are welcomed.

Contact the National Office of October 22nd at:
 Info@october22.org or 1-888-NOBRUTALITY

Research and collection of data in preparation for a second volume continues, and volunteers for researching or editing are welcomed.



Contact the National Office of October 22nd at:



 Info@october22.org or 1-888-NOBRUTALITY