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TOMORROW! UPSET Uprising -- Occupy Education Funding

"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom." (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)
UPSET Uprising -- Occupy Education Funding!
(UPSET = Underfunded Parents, Students, Educators, Together!)

Friday, May 11 (TOMORROW!)

3:30 p.m. -- March from Rose Quarter to Pioneer Courthouse Square
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- Pre-event activities at Pioneer Courthouse Square
4:30 p.m. -- Rally with speakers and performances at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Spearheaded by a teacher and students at Grant High School, this is a mass demonstration and rally against education budget cuts which impact the future of our youth who are our future.

Gather at the Rose Quarter shortly before 3:30 p.m. for a march that begins at 3:30 p.m. The march will be across the Broadway Bridge, down Broadway to Pioneer Courthouse Square.

If you cannot march at 3:30 p.m. -- due to school, work, mobility or other life commitments -- please head directly to Pioneer Courthouse Square. Pre-event activities will take place between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. when the rally starts.

It is anticipated that the march will take approximately 45 minutes to reach Pioneer Courthouse Square, just in time for the rally with speakers and performances.

For more information on UPSET, including how you can contact your legislators and write letters to the editor, please see
 http://www.sites.google/site/upsetaboutyourchoices/home

See also
 http://www.portlandtribune.com/news/story.php?story_id=133539412105745900

and

 link to www.portlandoccupier.org

In solidarity!