Eugene PeaceWorks Past Events/Campaigns:

Democracy Now!The Eugene Weekly, KWVA and Eugene PeaceWorks proudly present:

AMY GOODMAN of DEMOCRACY NOW!
In Eugene, Monday, Nov. 23rd, 2009


Award-winning journalist Amy Goodman, host of the daily, grassroots, global, radio/TV news hour Democracy Now!, is on a national speaking tour to mark DN!'s 13th anniversary and launch her new book, Breaking the Sound Barrier. 

Amy will be in Eugene on Monday, November 23rd, 12 noon-2 pm at the WOW Hall- 291 West 8th Ave. Eugene, OR 97401. 

Amy will read from and speak about her new book Breaking the Sound Barrier.  The event will begin with an introduction by the book's editor, Denis Moynihan, and conclude with Q & A.  Tickets are $5 at the door and you're welcome to bring your lunch.

This event is a benefit for KWVA and Eugene PeaceWorks, with sponsorship support from the Eugene Weekly.  KWVA 88.1 FM is the University of Oregon student owned and operated radio station., broadcasting Democracy Now! Monday-Friday at 7am.  Eugene PeaceWorks is the local sponsor for Democracy Now! broadcasts on Cable Channel 29 Monday-Friday at 5pm.

Afghanistan Peace Rally

Sat Oct 17 12pm – Sat Oct 17 3pm

Old Federal Bldg., 7th and Pearl

Noon, Oct. 17 there will be a Afghanistan peace rally at the Old Federal Bldg.,7th and Pearl. Contact CALC at 485-1755.

The speakers will be Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy, U of O Professor Anita Weiss, Rev. Dan Bryant and Jim Schmidt of Veterans for Peace.

CALC’s Marion Malcolm will be the emcee and Brazilian drum band Samba Ja will close the event and lead a march around Saturday Market.


 
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EPW organized locally on the Campaign to:

Keep Oregon's National Guard at Home

Oregon-based community groups are working on a
Campaign to Bring the Troops Home & Keep Them Home.

Send an Eletter to your state legislator.
30 votes are needed to take this legislation to the Floor.
Its quick, easy and important to famlies across Oregon.
Click image to go to campaign website
Click for .pdf tri-fold brochure with information about campaign


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Marine Vet Refuses Reactivation to Iraq

Monday, April 27th
5:30 – 7 PM
Cozmic Pizza
8th & Charnelton

FREE PIZZA SLICE
 14-18 yr. Olds!


"I am a direct witness to the horrors of this war, having experienced its atrocities at their source, and I have decided that I can no longer carry out these illegal and immoral policies."

Benji Lewis, of Corvalis is a Marine Corps veteran who served two tours in Iraq including the first siege in Fallujah. Hear the personal testimony of his service and why he is publicly refusing involuntary activation after his honorable discharge in 2007.
Hosted by:
Committee for Countering Military Recruitment, Eugene PeaceWorks, CALC & WAND
Contact: phil@countermilitary.org

Reese_posterReese Erlich on Tour:
A Veteran Journalist's View
of Obama Foreign Policy in Cuba and the Middle East



Erlich will make a six city tour of Oregon, during which he will also talk about his newest book Dateline Havana. He explores the historic U.S. domination of Cuba and the power of the Cuba lobby.

4/23 Thurs, 1 PM
 Lane Community College Main Campus, Building 17, Room 309 
Sponsors: Lane Peace Center and ASLCC 

4/23 Thurs, 7 PM
  Harris Hall, 8th & Oak
Sponsor: Eugene Media Action, A Committee of Eugene PeaceWorks 




Witness to a Crime
WITNESS TO A CRIME
A Citizens’ Audit of an American Election

By Richard Hayes Phillips

Monday, September 15th, 6:30 PM

World Cafe: 449 Blair Blvd
Sponsored by Eugene PeaceWorks
343-8548

  UO alumnus and author,  Richard Hayes Phillips has been the leading investigator of the fraudulent 2004 presidential election in Ohio.  His work was relied upon by John Conyers in challenging the Ohio electors in Congress, by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. in his article for Rolling Stone magazine, and by Algenon L. Marbley in issuing his federal court order protecting the ballots from destruction.  Assisted by teams of volunteers equipped with digital cameras, Phillips amassed some 30,000 images of forensic evidence.  Then he analyzed it all himself, examining 126,000 ballots, 127 poll books, and 141 voter signature books from 18 counties in Ohio.
 
The 2004 presidential election in Ohio, the state that decided the election, was rigged. Richard Hayes Phillips, Ph.D., began investigating the Ohio election when he received an unsolicited e-mail containing obviously erroneous election results from Cleveland.  He quickly found that hundreds of votes in certain precincts had inexplicably race in Ohio.  This landmark investigation is a testament to what private citizens can accomplish when government officials fail to protect our right to vote and to count those votes as cast.  Every American – Republican and Democrat – should read this book, and join the fight for democracy’s most fundamental right.”
- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.




EMA BRANCHES OUT TO VIDEO GAMES AND SPORTS WORLD FOR JULY FILMS AT COZMIC

 
In connection with the upcoming Olympic Trials, Eugene Eugene Media Action, a Committee of Eugene PeaceWorks and the Media Education Foundation proudly presented a free screening of two provocative documentary films on Sunday, June 22.
 
The opening film was titled “Game Over: Gender, Race & Violence in Video Games.” Game Over is the first educational documentary to address the fastest growing segment of the media through engaging questions of gender, race and violence. It offers a refreshing dialogue about the complex and controversial topic of video game violence, and is designed to encourage high school and college students to think critically about the video games they play.
 
The second film was “Playing Unfair: The Media Image of the Female Athlete This is the first video to critically examine the post-Title IX media landscape in terms of the representation of female athletes.

DVDs of the two films will be available for sale for personal use. For more information, call EMA at 484-9167. 

BarsamianDAVID BARSAMIAN

Founder host of Alternative Radio, a national radio show and author of TARGETING IRAN just back from touring India and Pakistan speaking at three events on three different topics in Eugene.

"The Rise and Fall of Public Broadcasting: What Can Be Done About It"

MONDAY, MAY 19th  2 PM
Lane Community College - Center for Meeting and Learning (CML). Building 19, room #226.
Admission Free

Sponsored by the LCC Peace Forum and Eugene Media Action, A Committee of Eugene PeaceWorks

"New Perspectives on US Foreign Policy: From India and Pakistan to Iran and Iraq"

MONDAY, May 19th 7 PM
Willamette 100 at the University of Oregon
Admission Free

"Stopping War in Iran and Iraq" with the Eyes Wide Open Project and Eli Painted Crow, a career army vet who speaks about her personal experiences and knowledge of sexual assaults on women GIs in Iraq

TUESDAY, May 20th noon
at the UO EMU Amphitheatre or Fish Bowl if rain

Sponsored by the UO Multicultural Center, American Friends Service Committee, UO Survival Center and Eugene Media Action, A Committee of Eugene PeaceWorks


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"Toxic Sludge Is Good for You:
The Public Relations Industry Unspun"

Narrated by Amy Goodman



Monday, April 25th
Cozmic Pizza
(199W. 8th Ave. in Eugene)
7:30 pm



This engaging film focuses on the sleazy methods used to cynically shift our perceptions,
including the campaign to sneak genetically engineered produce past public scrutiny
and on to your family's dinner table.


Click here for more details.






WRL Pie Chart Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go?
 “Tax Day Demonstration
and Noontime Redirection of Taxes”


Tuesday, April 15th
11am-5pm
Eugene Post Office, 5th and Willamette St.

Click on our calendar for details.



(Graphic from the
War Resister's League Pie Chart Handout)



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On The Fifth Anniversary Of The Invasion Of Iraq:
 "Sow Seeds Of Peace."

March 16, 2008

Click here for event details


Get involved by clicking here for upcoming events and links
to many local groups sponsoring this day of events.




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From the new book by authors David Solnit and Aimee Allison,

Army of None:

 Strategies for Countering Military Recruitment,
Ending War, and Building a Better World
http://www.myspace.com/armyofnonebook
Global justice and antiwar organizer - David Solnit
Iraq war veteran, president Seattle IVAW -  Chanan Suarez Diaz

Address: The “Military Recruitment Complex”
& how to Counter it's Slick Media

Sunday, January 20th, Cozmic Pizza, 3-5 PM
Come and learn how to be part of the solution-
The Committee for Countering Military Recruitment




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THE IRAN AGENDA:
The Real Story of U.S. Policy and the Middle East Crisis

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Harris Hall (8th and Oak.), 7 PM
&
LCC Forum Room #309 at 1 PM.

Includes a sneak preview of:
"REEL BAD ARABS - How Hollywood Vilifies a People."

Free admission, Donations encouraged!

Organized by Eugene Media Action, a committee of Eugene PeaceWorks.

Sponsors: Eugene Middle East Peace Group, UO Concerned Faculty for Peace and Justice, Lane Peace Center, SDS Lane Chapter, ASLCC and Eugene Weekly.




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Sunday, August 5th: Eugene, 6:30-9:30 p.m
Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration.

Join us at the 2007  Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration at Alton Baker Park's small shelter,
located near the park entrance and the Duck Pond.
The event will start at 6:30 pm with a community potluck. People are urged to bring their own plates, cups & utensils.
At 7:30 pm there will be a program with speakers and music. The keynote speaker will be Lt. Ehren Watada's father, Bob Watada.
The event will close at 8:30 pm with the floating of candle lanterns on the Duck Pond. 
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Wed., Aug. 8th, 2007, 5 PM
Gratitude for Peace Tour
Wayne Morse Free Speech Plaza, 125 E. 8th Ave., Eugene

SELECTED YOUTH FROM THE NONVIOLENCE LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Learn what others are doing to create peace in our families, our communities and in our domestic and foreign policy.
Refreshments provided.                   
Sponsored by the Institute for Community Leadership and the Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center
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March 17th, 2007 - March & Rally - Eugene, OR
Watada
Rally picTake Back Our America...
 a coalition of peace, justice & environmental groups, invites the community to join thousands of Americans yearning for peace, economic justice and social equity as we march and rally for an end to the Iraq war and occupation and to bring our troops home.


March in the Streets
Gather at Lane County Fairgrounds, 13th and Monroe at 10:30 am
& March to the old Federal Bldg. 7th and Pearl for a noon rally.


See pictures of the Rally

Read Lt. Watada's Speech

Political Hip Hop Video of Ari Lesser


Speakers:
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy
Juan Stewart, Colorado student involved in the Iraq Body Count Exhibit
Joann Bowman, Oregon Action
Adele Kubein, Military Families Speak Out
Lt. Ehren Watada


Entertainers:
Ari Lesser, political rap artist
Keyboardist/Singer Scotty Perey and Friends
Eugene Diva Joanne Broh

Emcees:
Community activists Johnny Lake & Carmen Urbina

Sponsors:
Eugene-Springfield Solidarity Network, Community Alliance of Lane County (CALC), Justice Not War Coalition, Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND), CAUSA Immigrant Rights Coalition, Code Pink, Democratic Party of Lane County, Neighborhoods for Peace, Friendly Neighbors for Peace, Committee in Solidarity with Central American People (CISCAP), Pan Asian Community Alliance, Eugene PeaceWorks (EPW), Whiteaker Neighbors for Peace & Justice, Taxes for Peace Not War, Military Families Speak Out, Million Mom March, Oregon Action, Faith in Action, Springfield Peace Action Network (SPAN), Springfield Alliance for Equality and Respect (SAfER), Veterans Against Torture, Eugene Middle East Peace Group, Committee for Countering Military Recruitment, American Friends Service Committee, Oregon Toxics Alliance, O So Delicioso.

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RESISTING MINDLESS CONSUMPTION
AND THE CULTURE OF TOTAL WORK
 - Curtis White

March 17th, 2007
Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts (DIVA)

* Showing of the ground breaking film “Affluenza”

 * Discussion led by Curtis White, Jan Spencer and other local advocates
for sustainable lifestyles, voluntary simplicity and community cohesion.

Dubbed “the most inspiringly wicked social critic of the moment,” novelist and essayist Curtis White is touring the Northwest this  month with his new book, The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work (PoliPointPress.)

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Benefit
The Freetones & More!

April, 20 2007 a Benefit Concert for Eugene Peace Works & MEMA @ Wildish Theater
630 Main Street, Springfield, Oregon 97477
Cost : 15.00
Start Time: 8 PM

This is a benefit concert for Eugene Peace Works. The Freetones will be sharing the stage with Natural Proggresion, Bazil Rathbone, Normal Bean, Paul Biondi/Ken Petersen,
and Samba Ja...

This show will be on TV through the Normal Bean Show. It will be televised and webcast on 94.9 fm on location.


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Speak your Peace - Poetry Slam to End the War!

Friday March 16, 2007 6 - 9 pm
Morning Glory Cafe
450 Willamette St, Eugene 97401

$1 - $100Billion (if you're the Pentagon and want to do something diffrent with your 2007 supplemental
appropriation) sliding scale donations to Support Eugene PeaceWorks cut_the_funding campaign

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"IRAQ FOR SALE"

Sunday Nov. 12th - Door 6 PM, Film 6:30 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church - 477 E. 40th
$$ Donations $$
To Benefit: Suzanne Swift Legal Defense Fund
w/ her mother, Sara Rich - speaking
www.suzanneswift.org
Sponsored by: UU Social Concerns Committee. Committee for Countering Military Recruitment, CALC and Eugene PeaceWorks



Eugene PeaceWorks Hosts:
 Screenings of two HOT NEW FILMS!

Friday, Oct. 13th, 2006
$6-10
Cozmic Pizza
199 West 8th Ave.

"IRAQ FOR SALE"
7:00 PM

The story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war.

"I KNOW I'M NOT ALONE"

Michael Franti's New Film
8:30 PM

A Musicians Journey Through War in the Middle East.


sir no sirA Benefit for: the Committee for Countering Military Recruitment


SIR! NO SIR!

An intense and insightful film
by David Zeigler
 documenting G.I. Resistance to Vietnam!


This Sunday, August 13th, 2006
Time: 11AM
Bijou Art Cinemas

Click to view movie trailer  
 


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Not Your Soldier Tour!
Politically HOT HIP-HOP

at Sam Bond's Garage
July 31st
, 2006








“Resisting the Green Scare-A Night of Solidarity
with Eco-Defense Prisoners”

7PM, Sunday June 11th, 2006
at Sam Bond’ s Garage, 407 Blair Blvd,
 
Will consist of speakers and music.
With award-winning author Derrick Jensen


December 7, 2005, marked the beginning of the largest roundup of environmental and animal rights activists in U.S. history. There have now been nearly 20 arrests and many Grand Jury subpoenas.
Environmental activist Jeff “Free” Luers received a disproportionately long sentence (22.8 years) after confessing to attempting to burn three SUVs at a Romania dealership in Eugene, OR.

For event details: click here
                               For more on the Green Scare: click here

First they came for the communists and I did not speak out - because I was not a communist.
Then they came for the Jews and I did not speak out - because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speal out - because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for me - and there was no one left to speak out for me.
 -Pastor Martin Niemoller (Nazi concentration camp survivor)

RESIST THE GRAND JURY!    RESIST THE LOSS OF OUR CIVIL LIBERTIES!
JAIL THE REAL ECO-TERRORISTS NOT ECO-DEFENDERS!

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DAVID BARSAMIAN

National Radio Producer, Author,
Founder/Director - Alternative Radio

“ Another World Is Possible: People Power in the Age of Empire.”
In Eugene on:
 Monday 4/24/06 at the Fir Room, UO EMU (13th & Univ.); Noon to 2 PM
Harris Hall (8th & Oak) at 7:30 PM

                    FREE!
                    Donations encouraged.



coffinGRIEF AND UNITY
IRAQ & AFGHANISTAN
A MEMORIAL GATHERING

WHERE:  University of Oregon
13th, between Fenton and Friendly Bldings.

WHEN: APRIL 19TH, 2006  3:30PM-6:30PM

Volunteers needed day of event.

This is not a protest
 
and is not intended to promote any political agenda.
  Grief and Unity


solomon/rovics    Speakers Clearinghouse and Eugene Media Action


Date: October 23, 2005
Time: 6:30-Doors Open,
7pm David Rovics followed by Norman Solomon
Location: First United Methodist Church (1376 Olive St.)

 FEATURED SPEAKER - Norman Solomon
National columnist and media critic; Norman Solomon is a  journalist whose accuracy and courage in revealing the media bias "behind the news" informs and inspires audiences     around the country. Fall Book Tour for his   new book War Made Easy

 FEATURED PERFORMER- David Rovics
is an indie singer/ songwriter described as one of the best in the English-speaking world today. His political songs are so effective because they are both politically sharp and contain beautiful poetry. He has shared the stage with the likes of Pete Seeger, Michael  Moore, Billy Bragg, Howard Zinn and John McCutcheon.




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The Presidential Election, 2004 And Beyond:
WHAT'S AT STAKE
w/ Daniel Ellsberg, Medea Benjamin, Norman Solomon
Speaker Reception & Appreciation and Recognition Awards for
WWII Hero
Dr. Eugene Lazowski & Vietnam War Hero Daniel Ellsberg
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An EPW Report Back From:
An International
Women's Consultation for Trainers
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Click here for report

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The Benefit Calendar
     You've been hearing about
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Thanks to Gail and the staff at the Morning Glory Café for recognizing our financial needs and being willing to help “BARE” the burden with their 2005 Calendar, Power to the Peaceful. This risqué and humorous calendar goes beyond “skin-deep” support. Calendar sales will go to support Eugene PeaceWorks and ultimately the Committee for Countering Military Recruitment.