EARTH DEFENSE WEEK: Occupy the Trees
Occupy Eugene and Cascadia Forest Defenders, in Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, have put an "Occupy the Trees" call-out to activists around the world to protest the destruction of our Earth for the week of April 22-27.
Here in Eugene on Sunday April 22 (formerly known as "Earth Day"), there will be an "Earth Defense Day" celebration downtown (location TBA), with speakers, music, teach-ins, and food.
Activities are planned in Eugene throughout the week: Monday is Public Lands Day, Tuesday is World Day for Animals, Wednesday is Kids Need Forests Day, Thursday is Eco-feminism Day, Friday is Global Climate Change Awareness Day. There will be speakers, musical performances, marches and rallies throughout the week. Tree occupations are planned as well.
For more information or to get involved, see occupythetrees.org.