Will Obama Meet the Resistance in Portland?
20 Oct 2010 19:39 GMT
Call for Organization of Protest at the Oregon Convention Center, Wednesday, October 20, 2010
President Barack Obama has scheduled a visit to Portland on behalf of Democratic Party gubernatorial nominee John Kitzhaber. Obama will be speaking to 10,000 or more pre-registered guests at the Oregon Democratic Party-sponsored function in an attempt to bolster the Kitzhaber campaign.
There is a handful of future public school educators organizing to send a message to Obama regarding his Administration's endorsement of the recent film "Waiting For 'Superman'" and the broader agenda it promotes to further corporatize the public education system in the United States for the benefit of multinational corporations that need semi-skilled labor at ever-lower prices. We plan on posting up outside the Convention Center with signs and loud voices.
If there are any other activists who would like to join with us, regardless of your issue/reason for protest[...]
[PIMC related post: A counter protest is planned for 3:30! Meet at the NE corner of NE Oregon St (800 Block NE) and Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, across the street from the entrance to the Convention Center.]
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