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MARCH to Occupy Pearl District, Sat. 29th 12:30PM

march to the convention center to protest bank of america's cynical ploy to convince people they want to help them "retain" their homes.
march back across the broadway bridge to occupy portland's new site in the pearl district. enjoy a camp meeting, and then dinner biked over from the occupy kitchen.
Saturday, October 29th

MARCH TO THE CONVENTION CENTER TO PROTEST BANK OF AMERICA'S CYNICAL PLOY TO CONVINCE PEOPLE THEY WANT TO HELP THEM "RETAIN" THEIR HOMES.
MARCH BACK ACROSS THE BROADWAY BRIDGE TO OCCUPY PORTLAND'S NEW SITE IN THE PEARL DISTRICT. ENJOY A CAMP MEETING, AND THEN DINNER BIKED OVER FROM THE OCCUPY KITCHEN.
Gather with us at the waterfront park, Naito and Salmon (by the fountain), at 12:30 pm. We march at 1:00 pm to the Oregon Convention Center and hand out flyers to homeowners going in to give all their financial data to B of A "home retention specialists." In reality, all they're doing is identifying themselves as probable foreclosure targets, and participating in a cheap publicity stunt.
At 3:30, we will march back across the Broadway Bridge to Occupy Portland's new site in the Pearl District. If you plan to help sit-in and break curfew hours bring your sleeping bags, tarps, and mats with you on the march. NO TENTS!
Jamison Square: NW 11th and Johnson

Camp Meeting starts at 4:00 PM, with a Potluck at 7:00 PM, and a Cuddle Party at 10:00 PM. We plan on staying the entire night.

Occupy Portland is in Solidarity with Oakland, Atlanta, and all other cities which have experienced a hostile police take-over. We will gather for a camp meeting to discuss the prospects of our future political actions, which may include the expansion into new territory.

We will be demonstrating in Pearl District to bring awareness to the inequality of wealth within our very city. We are not proposing redistribution of wealth- we raise our concerns to the truth that basic needs for safety are only guaranteed to those with the economic privilege.

Jamison Square is privately owned a public park*. It is emphasized that you REMAIN ON YOUR BEST BEHAVIOR. Drugs and Drama will not be welcome.



Please bring: Food, tarps, sleeping bags, mats, hand warmers, water coolers, and buckets. NO TENTS!



Celebrate with the 99%.



***This event has been endorsed by the G.A.***

We bringing our TENTS anyways 28.Oct.2011 13:36

Voltamore

The "Occupy Portland Website" doesn't dictate to us what we bring to the protest.
We will be bringing tents and stop try to run this movement. its not about you and your website. fuck off.

Diversity of tactics and not telling the authorities your plans. 29.Oct.2011 07:08

dude.

Look why don't you tent people pick another park. Maybe one that was not announced on the website for all the cops to see. South East is full of parks and the occupation could probably benefit from a presence there. As is this vary likely could lead to attacks on the first camp. Are you prepared to defend it against the state. How many guns do you have? Because that is what it would take and that is a vary bad idea.

dude, stop blaming the victims of police violence! 29.Oct.2011 11:50

pretty please, okay?

@ dude:

seriously, you're blaming the people who may want to put up tents and protect themselves from the rain? you're not gonna blame the violence of the police for acting like violent sociopaths?

when are you gonna get it: we aren't responsible for what the police do! they attack us, almost always without any sort of just cause or reasonable justification of actual self defense (hint: they have guns, lots of guns).

people peacefully setting up and sleeping in a tent does not mean they deserve to be beat the fuck up by these thugs and bullies.

and also, why is it okay to stay overnight in the park against mayor sam adam's wishes, but it's not okay to have a tent? i mean, what the fuck? we can cross this line and break this petty law, but setting up a tent is just WAY OVER THE TOP OMG!! shit is getting crazy or something.

get a grip, who cares if folks wanna setup camp. stop trying to manage and control protest and people's right to freely express themselves however they wish to do so.

so dude, here's a big BOOOOO! to you. see you there? or are you gonna let your fear of tents stop you from participating?