Radical Workshops in Eugene Starting Friday

Join Lane Community College Students for a Democratic Society, the Civil Liberties Defense Center, and the LCC Peace Commission in a series of workshops.

Friday Feb. 29th, 2008 2:00pm - 3:30pm
"Battle for the Port"with Leah Coakley & Patrick Edelbacher, Tacoma Students for a Democratic Society. This interactive workshop focuses on the diverse and effective acts of resistance at the Ports of Tacoma and Olympia. After analyzing the organizing and sharing the story of the actions, the workshop will look at what worked and what challenges remain. An emphasis will be placed on the potential of meaningful large group actions and other issues relevant to the group.

Friday Feb. 29th, 2008 3:45pm - 5:15pm "Civil Rights & Liberties Post 9/11: Practical Steps to Restore the Constitution" with Lauren Regan, Executive Director Civil Liberties Defense Center & Dave Fidanaque, Executive Director ACLU Oregon. Civil rights and liberties have been under grave attack for the last several years. Panelists will illustrate the rollbacks to our civil liberties through specific cases and legislation they have worked on recently including the Green Scare, SHAC 7, the Patriot Act, Military Commissions Act, and many others. Come learn how your rights have been eroded since 9/11 and why we are no safer.

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