Volunteer Night: Stop the Pacific Connector Pipeline (Jan 9 Medford OR)
Jan
9
4:00 PM16:00

Volunteer Night: Stop the Pacific Connector Pipeline (Jan 9 Medford OR)

Every second Tuesday of the month, Rogue Climate and the No LNG Exports Coalition will be hosting a "No Pacific Connector Pipeline" Volunteer night at the Rogue Action Center. Stop by any time between 4 and 8pm to volunteer!

Join us for volunteer nights on Tuesday, December 12th, January 9th, February 14th, March 13th, April 10th, May 6th, and June 12th to help stop the pipeline.

See you there!

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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 20 Portland OR)
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 20 Portland OR)

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour!

Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya Speak:
How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

All events will be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. 

Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! 

Please SHARE, invite friends to this and other events, & click Interested wherever you are ♥

They think they will likely be indicted and in jail awaiting trial soon. So these events are necessarily being organized on short notice. We need every single person to help get the word out. If you are part of an organization, please consider emailing your list. Please share on facebook and twitter. Thanks very much ♥

TOUR DATES:

October 16th - Eugene, OR
Wesley Center
2520 Harris Street
Eugene, OR 97405
7:00 - 9:00 pm

October 18th - Phoenix, OR
Phoenix Branch Library
510 W 1st St, Phoenix, OR 97535
6:30 - 9:30 pm
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/648248178632959/

October 20th - Portland, OR
First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Olympia, WA
Date and Location TBD

Seattle, WA
Date and Location TBD

October 28th - Oakland, CA
The Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
7:00 - 9:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/893041157511147/

Background:
In the fall of 2016, while the epic battle over Indigenous Rights and fossil fuel infrastructure was being waged in Standing Rock, ND against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Catholic Workers Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek sabotaged DAPL infrastructure over and over during its construction near their home in Iowa, successfully delaying the destructive oil project for many weeks.

Recently, they revealed what they had done to the world, despite never being caught in the act. Now they’re traveling the West Coast, speaking publicly about their actions, why they decided to do what they did, and why they’ve publicly taken responsibility for it.

Come join Ruby and Jessica to learn about and discuss their decisions and action to do everything they could to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

These events are for everyone. Whether you agree with Jessica and Ruby's actions completely or not. Everyone who comes with respect and is genuinely interested in a productive dialogue is welcome.

The Global Climate Crisis is forcing people who never imagined or wanted to do anything like Jessica’s and Ruby’s actions to question and re-evaluate what they’re willing to do to confront it. And ask ourselves whether we are willing to support actions like these after they occur - even though some of us would never want to or be able to engage in actions like these ourselves.

With forests on fire, seas rising, super storms ripping apart the coastlines and so many of the most vulnerable people and wild things being hurt by climate change wemust rely on each other to stop this destruction

Our hope lies in the fact that we are capable of so much more than we can even imagine. Jessica and Ruby are just one example of this.

We invite you to an evening where we can all be among people who care as much as we do and share from our hearts.

#NoDAPL
#WaterisLife
#MiniWiconi
#DirectActionGetstheGoods

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Stop the Pipeline: Klamath County Intervenor Workshop (Oct 19 Klamath Falls OR)
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Stop the Pipeline: Klamath County Intervenor Workshop (Oct 19 Klamath Falls OR)

On Thursday, September 21, 2017 the Canadian Company behind the Pacific Connector gas pipeline and LNG export terminal filed their application with the federal government, marking their third attempt to build a 235 mile pipeline through southern Oregon to ship fracked gas overseas.

You can help stand up to Jordan Cove by filing as an Intervenor on the project today!

Individuals, impacted landowners, conservation organizations and community groups can file as intervenors allowing them to submit comments and documents “on the record” to FERC. As an intervenor, you will also legal standing challenge decisions by FERC if you choose. Whether you are a landowner along the proposed route, or a concerned resident who loves hiking in the National Forests, or a business owner who is concerned about impacts, we all have a stake in ensuring the pipeline does not get built. 

FERC works quickly and we have a short timeline to intervene. The deadline to file is October 26th, 2017. The good news is that is relatively easy to file and we have to put together step by step instructions that you can access online: http://www.rogueclimate.org/file_as_an_intervenor

In addition to the online instructions, we will be holding workshops along the pipeline route on the following days. Please join us and help spread the word!

Mrytle Creek: Thursday, October 12 from 4pm - 7pm at the Mrytle Creek Library(Friends of Myrtle Creek Library, 231 NE Division St, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457) 

Coos Bay: Friday, October 13 from 4pm - 7pm at the Coos Bay Library (Coos Bay Public Library
525 Anderson Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420, United States) 

Medford: Tuesday, October 17 from 4pm - 7pm at the Medford Library (Medford Public Library: 205 South Central Avenue) 

Klamath Falls: Thursday, October 19 from 6pm - 8pm at the Gaucho Collective (Gaucho Collective, 1038 Main St. Klamath Falls, OR 97601)

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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 18 Phoenix OR)
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 18 Phoenix OR)

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour!

Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya Speak:
How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

All events will be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. 

Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! 

Please SHARE, invite friends to this and other events, & click Interested wherever you are ♥

They think they will likely be indicted and in jail awaiting trial soon. So these events are necessarily being organized on short notice. We need every single person to help get the word out. If you are part of an organization, please consider emailing your list. Please share on facebook and twitter. Thanks very much ♥

TOUR DATES:

October 16th - Eugene, OR
Wesley Center
2520 Harris Street
Eugene, OR 97405
7:00 - 9:00 pm

October 18th - Phoenix, OR
Phoenix Branch Library
510 W 1st St, Phoenix, OR 97535
6:30 - 9:30 pm
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/648248178632959/

October 20th - Portland, OR
First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Olympia, WA
Date and Location TBD

Seattle, WA
Date and Location TBD

October 28th - Oakland, CA
The Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
7:00 - 9:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/893041157511147/

Background:
In the fall of 2016, while the epic battle over Indigenous Rights and fossil fuel infrastructure was being waged in Standing Rock, ND against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Catholic Workers Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek sabotaged DAPL infrastructure over and over during its construction near their home in Iowa, successfully delaying the destructive oil project for many weeks.

Recently, they revealed what they had done to the world, despite never being caught in the act. Now they’re traveling the West Coast, speaking publicly about their actions, why they decided to do what they did, and why they’ve publicly taken responsibility for it.

Come join Ruby and Jessica to learn about and discuss their decisions and action to do everything they could to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

These events are for everyone. Whether you agree with Jessica and Ruby's actions completely or not. Everyone who comes with respect and is genuinely interested in a productive dialogue is welcome.

The Global Climate Crisis is forcing people who never imagined or wanted to do anything like Jessica’s and Ruby’s actions to question and re-evaluate what they’re willing to do to confront it. And ask ourselves whether we are willing to support actions like these after they occur - even though some of us would never want to or be able to engage in actions like these ourselves.

With forests on fire, seas rising, super storms ripping apart the coastlines and so many of the most vulnerable people and wild things being hurt by climate change wemust rely on each other to stop this destruction

Our hope lies in the fact that we are capable of so much more than we can even imagine. Jessica and Ruby are just one example of this.

We invite you to an evening where we can all be among people who care as much as we do and share from our hearts.

#NoDAPL
#WaterisLife
#MiniWiconi
#DirectActionGetstheGoods

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Stop the Pipeline: Jackson County Intervenor Workshop (Oct 17 Medford OR)
Oct
17
4:00 PM16:00

Stop the Pipeline: Jackson County Intervenor Workshop (Oct 17 Medford OR)

On Thursday, September 21, 2017 the Canadian Company behind the Pacific Connector gas pipeline and LNG export terminal filed their application with the federal government, marking their third attempt to build a 235 mile pipeline through southern Oregon to ship fracked gas overseas. 

You can help stand up to Jordan Cove by filing as an Intervenor on the project today!

Individuals, impacted landowners, conservation organizations and community groups can file as intervenors allowing them to submit comments and documents “on the record” to FERC. As an intervenor, you will also legal standing challenge decisions by FERC if you choose. Whether you are a landowner along the proposed route, or a concerned resident who loves hiking in the National Forests, or a business owner who is concerned about impacts, we all have a stake in ensuring the pipeline does not get built. 

FERC works quickly and we have a short timeline to intervene. The deadline to file is October 26th, 2017. The good news is that is relatively easy to file and we have to put together step by step instructions that you can access online: http://www.rogueclimate.org/file_as_an_intervenor

In addition to the online instructions, we will be holding workshops along the pipeline route on the following days. Please join us and help spread the word!

Mrytle Creek: Thursday, October 12 from 4pm - 7pm at the Mrytle Creek Library(Friends of Myrtle Creek Library, 231 NE Division St, Myrtle Creek, OR 97457) 

Coos Bay: Friday, October 13 from 4pm - 7pm at the Coos Bay Library (Coos Bay Public Library
525 Anderson Ave, Coos Bay, OR 97420, United States) 

Medford: Tuesday, October 17 from 4pm - 7pm at the Medford Library (Medford Public Library: 205 South Central Avenue) 

Klamath Falls: Friday, October 13 from 6pm - 8pm at the Gaucho Collective (Gaucho Collective, 1038 Main St. Klamath Falls, OR 97601)

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Pipeline Intervenor (Oct 17 Medford OR)
Oct
17
4:00 PM16:00

Pipeline Intervenor (Oct 17 Medford OR)

Tuesday afternoon from 4-5:30 PM at the Medford library (205 S Central Ave, Medford, OR 97501), join us students as well as many other concerned local citizens for our Intervenor Workshop alongside Rogue Climate. This is a way for folks (not just students) to turn out and voice their grievances against the pipeline to the FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, a branch of the Environmental Protection Agency). This pipeline is set to go straight through four counties in Oregon (including Jackson County) and affect many landowners, as well as our rivers. If this personally affects you, come by and write a quick statement. We will compile the statements and send them to Governor Brown.

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Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 16 Eugene OR)
Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour - #NoDAPL (Oct 16 Eugene OR)

Dakota Access Pipeline Saboteurs Speaking Tour!

Jessica Reznicek and Ruby Montoya Speak:
How and Why Two Women Went from Protesting to Sabotage to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

All events will be collecting donations for Jessica and Ruby. 

Jessica and Ruby need your support to spread the word! 

Please SHARE, invite friends to this and other events, & click Interested wherever you are ♥

They think they will likely be indicted and in jail awaiting trial soon. So these events are necessarily being organized on short notice. We need every single person to help get the word out. If you are part of an organization, please consider emailing your list. Please share on facebook and twitter. Thanks very much ♥

TOUR DATES:

October 16th - Eugene, OR
Wesley Center
2520 Harris Street
Eugene, OR 97405
7:00 - 9:00 pm

October 18th - Phoenix, OR
Phoenix Branch Library
510 W 1st St, Phoenix, OR 97535
6:30 - 9:30 pm
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/648248178632959/

October 20th - Portland, OR
First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205
7:00 - 9:00 pm

Olympia, WA
Date and Location TBD

Seattle, WA
Date and Location TBD

October 28th - Oakland, CA
The Omni Commons
4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
7:00 - 9:00 pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/893041157511147/

Background:
In the fall of 2016, while the epic battle over Indigenous Rights and fossil fuel infrastructure was being waged in Standing Rock, ND against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Catholic Workers Ruby Montoya and Jessica Reznicek sabotaged DAPL infrastructure over and over during its construction near their home in Iowa, successfully delaying the destructive oil project for many weeks.

Recently, they revealed what they had done to the world, despite never being caught in the act. Now they’re traveling the West Coast, speaking publicly about their actions, why they decided to do what they did, and why they’ve publicly taken responsibility for it.

Come join Ruby and Jessica to learn about and discuss their decisions and action to do everything they could to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

These events are for everyone. Whether you agree with Jessica and Ruby's actions completely or not. Everyone who comes with respect and is genuinely interested in a productive dialogue is welcome.

The Global Climate Crisis is forcing people who never imagined or wanted to do anything like Jessica’s and Ruby’s actions to question and re-evaluate what they’re willing to do to confront it. And ask ourselves whether we are willing to support actions like these after they occur - even though some of us would never want to or be able to engage in actions like these ourselves.

With forests on fire, seas rising, super storms ripping apart the coastlines and so many of the most vulnerable people and wild things being hurt by climate change wemust rely on each other to stop this destruction

Our hope lies in the fact that we are capable of so much more than we can even imagine. Jessica and Ruby are just one example of this.

We invite you to an evening where we can all be among people who care as much as we do and share from our hearts.

#NoDAPL
#WaterisLife
#MiniWiconi
#DirectActionGetstheGoods

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Community Meet-up: What is a Just Transition? (Aug 23rd- Medford OR)
Aug
23
5:00 PM17:00

Community Meet-up: What is a Just Transition? (Aug 23rd- Medford OR)

As communities in southern Oregon continue to see the impacts of climate change and the effect that hotter summers and more extreme wildfires have on our jobs, health and quality of life, we are seeing the need to transition even faster to a more local and sustainable economy.

Across Oregon, community groups, city councils, businesses and more are starting conversations about a “Just Transition.” This term has a long history in the labor movement, and more recently has been used in the climate movement.

A just transition commits to a pathway for workers and communities that are currently employed in extractive industries or impacted by climate change to transition their jobs and communities to new and sustainable economies.

Join your neighbors at the Rogue Action Center to learn about the roots of the just transition movement and to engage in community conversations about what a just transition could look like in the Rogue Valley and throughout the state.

Next month, over 250 people across Oregon that represent communities most impacted by climate change will gather together for the first “Oregon Just Transition Assembly” to discuss a just transition for Oregon. It is important that we think through who could be impacted and what opportunities there are for our community in this transition so that our voices in southern Oregon are heard as our state continues making strides for a cleaner, sustainable environment.

We are starting the conversation here in southern Oregon to listen to our community about how we can improve our local economy and environment. We hope you can join us!

- - - Space is limited, please RSVP below - - -
http://www.rogueclimate.org/community_meet_up_what_is_a_just_transition

Where: Rogue Action Center, 3932 S. Pacific Hwy. Medford Oregon 97520

When: Wednesday, August 23rd 2017 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Light snacks and beverages will be provided. Please call Lupe at 503.856.4112 about any dietary restriction. Children are welcome and childcare will be provided upon request.

For more info follow the links below about a Just Transition:

How We Live: MG's Gopal Dayaneni narrates a 7 minute video produced by the EDGE Funders Alliance and Kontent Films that breaks down how we talk about Ecology, Economy and a healthy way forward.

"Just Transition" - Just what is it?: An article by Labor Network for Sustainability give a brief history of a intersectional work of a “just transition” between laborers and sustainability.

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Standing Rock Legal Update and Urgent Call to Action (Aug 16th- Bend, OR)
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Standing Rock Legal Update and Urgent Call to Action (Aug 16th- Bend, OR)

You’re invited to a special evening with social justice attorneys Chase Iron Eyes and Daniel Sheehan of the Lakota People's Law Project.

In spring of 2016, a movement was born at Standing Rock. When the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) was rerouted to the reservation, endangering its sacred water supply, Lakota elders asked allies to rally to their cause, symbolized by the phrase: “Mni Wiconi—Water is Life.” Hundreds of thousands of you answered their call.

Revelations of illegal paramilitary tactics employed by private security firms against Chase and other peaceful water protectors on the front lines underscore that our very democracy is at stake. This forum provides a unique opportunity to engage with two generational voices sharing first-hand accounts of this historic movement and the legal battles being waged in the Dakotas.

At this very special event, Chase will share his compelling narrative and timely perspective, and you’ll see a video presentation from Danny describing how the subjugation of indigenous peoples in the Dakotas is, in fact, an attack on our essential freedoms.

We invite you to join us for this exceptional evening. Together, let's continue to answer and advance the call to unite at this critical hour.

Please RSVP here today, and arrive on time with your tickets to be guaranteed admission. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/standing-rock-legal-update-and-urgent-call-to-action-tickets-36700559361

About Chase and Danny:
Chase Iron Eyes is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the 2016 Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s congressional seat, Chase serves as lead counsel of the Lakota People’s Law Project and stood on the front lines of the fight against DAPL. Targeted by militarized private security in league with law enforcement, he now faces ten years in prison if convicted of a pair of felony charges falsely levied against him.

Daniel Sheehan is president of the Romero Institute and a renowned constitutional attorney. As chief defense counsel for Chase Iron Eyes, his legal strategy will expose the collusion between government, industry and militarized security to suppress Native populations and the right of all Americans to peacefully demonstrate.

This event is generously sponsored by Nomadics Tipi Makers. For more information email Jennifer@lakotalaw.org.

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Standing Rock Legal Update and Urgent Call to Action (Aug 15th- Portland, OR)
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Standing Rock Legal Update and Urgent Call to Action (Aug 15th- Portland, OR)

  • 1226 Southwest Salmon Street Portland, OR, 97205 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

You’re invited to a special evening with social justice attorneys Chase Iron Eyes and Daniel Sheehan of the Lakota People's Law Project.

In spring of 2016, a movement was born at Standing Rock. When the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) was rerouted to the reservation, endangering its sacred water supply, Lakota elders asked allies to rally to their cause, symbolized by the phrase: “Mni Wiconi—Water is Life.” Hundreds of thousands of you answered their call.

Revelations of illegal paramilitary tactics employed by private security firms against Chase and other peaceful water protectors on the front lines underscore that our very democracy is at stake. This forum provides a unique opportunity to engage with two generational voices sharing first-hand accounts of this historic movement and the legal battles being waged in the Dakotas. 

At this very special event, Chase will share his compelling narrative and timely perspective, and you’ll see a video presentation from Danny describing how the subjugation of indigenous peoples in the Dakotas is, in fact, an attack on our essential freedoms.

We invite you to join us for this exceptional evening. Together, let's continue to answer and advance the call to unite at this critical hour.

RSVP at our Eventbrite page and arrive on time with your tickets to be guaranteed admission. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/standing-rock-legal-update-and-urgent-call-to-action-tickets-36674057092

About Chase and Danny:
Chase Iron Eyes is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the 2016 Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s congressional seat, Chase serves as lead counsel of the Lakota People’s Law Project and stood on the front lines of the fight against DAPL. Targeted by militarized private security in league with law enforcement, he now faces ten years in prison if convicted of a pair of felony charges falsely levied against him.

Daniel Sheehan is president of the Romero Institute and a renowned constitutional attorney. As chief defense counsel for Chase Iron Eyes, his legal strategy will expose the collusion between government, industry and militarized security to suppress Native populations and the right of all Americans to peacefully demonstrate.

This event is generously sponsored by Community for the Earth and First Unitarian Church, Portland. Email jennifer@lakotalaw.org for more information.

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Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock
Aug
2
7:00 PM19:00

Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock

Movie Night for Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival
Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m.
Clinton Street Theater
pre-booked tickets $10 before July 25. $13 at the door.

Learn more at www.lifeartbeing.org

We are honored to screen this newly released film, telling the story of the#NODAPL Native-led resistance against the construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline under the Missouri River at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock is a feature-length documentary directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker and activist Josh Fox (Gasland, How To Let Go Of The World And Learn To Love Everything Climate Can’t Change), Academy Award nominated filmmaker James Spione (Incident In New Baghdad) and indigenous filmmaker and Digital Smoke Signals founder Myron Dewey.

From the Water Protectors at Standing Rock, we can learn a deep mode of engagement with the world. One that reminds us that we do not have to act alone as individuals, but rather, can find our strength as a collective of ecological beings in cahoots with the larger breathing world.

First, join us for the Planetary Dance movement ritual on Saturday, July 29, where we dedicate our art and our dance to benefit the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Then, widen the frame of perception to include all water, and those who protect the most vulnerable parts of our world, both human and elemental.

Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock will deepen and inspire our sense of stewardship, and give context to our practices throughout this year’s Life.Art.Being festival.

More details and the official trailer can be viewed on the ticket page.
Proceeds to benefit Indigenous Media Fund and Pipeline Fighers Fund.

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Festival Noon: "Standing Rock - More Than A Pipeline"
Jul
29
12:00 PM12:00

Festival Noon: "Standing Rock - More Than A Pipeline"

Talk: “Standing Rock: More than a Pipeline,” with James Davis (Development Director, The Language Conservancy).

Tickets are $12: $10 for members; $8 for youths 6-17. Tickets available at the Box Office: 800-219-8161.

Festival Noons are noon-time events led by OSF actors and directors, scholars, and theatre artists from around the country who share their insights about the plays, playwrights and theatre in general.

To see the complete season of Festival Noon activities for June 20 - September 3 2017, visit www.osfashland.org/festivalnoons.

Photo credit: Josue Rivas with Indigenous Rising

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Pipeline Hearing & Teach-In Klamath Falls, OR.
Jun
29
4:00 PM16:00

Pipeline Hearing & Teach-In Klamath Falls, OR.

  • Oregon Institute of Technology, College Union Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

2-7PM: Oil & Water "Teach-In" & Potluck (OIT, Mt. Mazama Room)
4-7PM: Pacific Connector Pipeline hearings with FERC

More info on submitting comments to FERC at http://www.rogueclimate.org/tell_ferc_to_extend_the_comment_period
FERC has just scheduled a 30 day comment period and 3 public scoping hearing hearings related to the Jordan Cove LNG project. The hearings have been scheduled for:

June 27- Coos Bay
June 28- Roseburg
June 29- Klamath Falls
And NO hearing for Jackson County!

Scoping hearings are when the public and state agencies get to look through the impact studies the company has submitted and suggest other necessary impacts we want FERC to consider. We need you to show up and gove FERC your comments!

But first, weneed FERC to give us an extension on the comment period and hearings. Our federal senators have already agreed to ask FERC for an extension on comments and more time to prep for hearings in ALL impacted counties. Now, we need you to wtite to FERC today and tell them to extend the timeline and have hearings in all 4 impacted counties!

-Let FERC know 30 days is NOT enough time for the public to read thousands of pages of reports to assess what's missing. The company hasn't even filed all the reports yet. We need at least a 90-120 day comment period like we have received in previous years. 

- Hearings must be pushed back to allow for more public notice. 3 weeks notice isnt enough for a project of this size and interest! it is also important that hearings be held in ALL 4 impacted counties to maximize public participation. Brown must demand FERC hold a hearing in Jackson county!

For information and talking points on how to sbmit comments to FERC go to: http://www.rogueclimate.org/tell_ferc_to_extend_the_comment_period

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Jordan Cove/Pacific Connector FERC Scoping Meetings
Jun
28
3:00 PM15:00

Jordan Cove/Pacific Connector FERC Scoping Meetings

  • Umpqua Community College Jackson Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RALLY STARTS AT 3:00 P.M.

Jordan Cove and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline Scoping Meetings Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Umpqua Community College
Jackson Hall
Rooms 11 & 12
1140 Umpqua College Road
Roseburg, OR 97470

CANADA'S VERESEN and PEMBINA are back with plans to desecrate OREGON: Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. (JCEP) plans to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas (LNG) production, storage, and export facility in Coos County, Oregon. Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, L.P. (PCGP) plans to construct and operate an interstate FRACKED natural gas transmission pipeline and associated facilities in Coos, Douglas, Jackson, and Klamath Counties, Oregon.  

Staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) that will discuss the impacts of the planned Jordan Cove LNG Terminal and Pacific Connector Pipeline Projects (collectively referred to as the Project).  

The FERC is the lead federal agency for the preparation of the EIS. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service), and the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) are Cooperating Agencies and can adopt the EIS for their respective purposes and permitting actions. 

TRUMP'S new FERC appointed Commission will go through the hoops of preparing an EIS in its to cover its tracks in their pre-approved decision-making process to determine that the Jordan Cove LNG Terminal is in the public interest and the Pacific Connector Pipeline is in the public convenience and necessity. Other federal agencies may adopt the EIS when granting their approval.

MAYBE You can make a difference by providing your comments. Your comments should focus on potential environmental impacts, reasonable alternatives, and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. This scoping opportunity is for the entire Project, including actions and proposed plan amendments of the Cooperating Agencies listed above.  

The Forest Service also seeks comments specific to the 2012 planning rule requirements at §§ 219.8 through 219.11 that are likely to be directly related to the proposed amendments. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please send your comments so that the Commission receives them in Washington, DC on or before July 10, 2017. 

BE THERE! Rally in advance!

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Rogue Climate Siskiyou: No LNG Meet Up
Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

Rogue Climate Siskiyou: No LNG Meet Up

Join Rogue Climate Siskiyou and the No Pipeline Campaign for the latest updates on the Jordan Cove LNG project and the fracked gas pipeline, and to take action together to prepare for upcoming public 'scoping' meetings at the end of June along the proposed pipeline route.

“Scoping” is the process where the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decides what is included in the environmental impact statement and what issues to focus on. The scoping period is when the public and state agencies get to look through the impact studies the company has submitted and suggest other necessary impacts we want FERC to consider.

Come to learn more, and join with other community members to stop the pipeline!

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Oregon's Mni Waconi Walk And Bike To Standing Rock
May
6
to May 19

Oregon's Mni Waconi Walk And Bike To Standing Rock

We Walk and Bike to Standing Rock.
Very simple. This happened in 1960 during nuclear protest. The walk went from SF TO VERMONT. It ended up at white House Lawn. Met by police with armor. But we must stand against this oppression. I need 1000s of people from all 50 states. Please share and reproduce my event Across United States. It'll take a month at least. Schedule. I'm planning on Oregon California and Washington joining in. We meet in Denver to group up.

A large anti-nuclear demonstration was held on May 6, 1979, in Washington D.C., when 125,000 people including the Governor of California, attended a march and rally against nuclear power. In New York City on September 23, 1979, almost 200,000 people attended a protest against nuclear power. Anti-nuclear power protests preceded the shutdown of the Shoreham, Yankee Rowe, Millstone I, Rancho Seco, Maine Yankee, and about a dozen other nuclear power plants.

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Filming Fossil Fuel Resistance:The Reluctant Radical fundraiser
Apr
27
7:30 PM19:30

Filming Fossil Fuel Resistance:The Reluctant Radical fundraiser

Filming The Fossil Fuel Resistance: a fundraiser for THE RELUCTANT RADICAL, a documentary film on climate activist Ken Ward. Film Director/Producer Lindsey Grayzel & Co-Producer Deia Schlosberg in person! 100% of ticket sales donated to help finish the film! Join us for scenes from this work-in-progress film, Scholsberg's short film on fracking, BACKYARD, and for a discussion on the filmmakers' recent arrests and felony charges for filming climate activists' civil disobedience. Presenting partners 350pdx and KBOO Community Radio
More event info & tickets: bit.ly/2neh84K

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Indigenous Flood - United Nations : NYC - Come to New York!
Apr
24
to May 5

Indigenous Flood - United Nations : NYC - Come to New York!

The Flood never came to Standing Rock, so let's bring the Flood to the United Nations. 

From April 24th to May 5th the United Nations in New York City is holding the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, also known as PFII. Typically, these forums lack Native American representation, and often have Non-Natives speaking on behalf of Natives and their issues. This ends now. 

For two weeks, we need to show New York, The UN, and the world that Indigenous People are here, and can speak for themselves. 

The world will not forget what happened at Standing Rock. The world will no longer ignore the conditions on reservations, and the issues effecting indigenous people around the globe. 3/4 of the world's population are indigenous, and it's time they stop forgetting that. 

There are multiple levels of events within this forum, some more exclusive than others. We want to come out in full force at every level. From top to bottom. From panels at the UN headquarters to flash mob round dances in Time Square, we are going to Flood New York City. 

Whether you are registered for the forum or not, we are asking for all indigenous people and allies to come to New York City and show your support. As the strongest of warriors take the United Nations to speak, they will have the support of their brothers and sisters outside, praying, singing, marching and standing in solidarity. 

Thousands came to Standing Rock. Thousands came to DC. And we can do the same in New York City. 

We are planning a plethora of events, from demonstrations, to speaking engagements, to gatherings and dances and celebrations. For two weeks, let's make New York City our new home. 

More details to come as this develops and grows. 

If you would like to register your own group for the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) in New York City. http://bit.ly/PFIIRegistration

Deadline March 30th 2017


Inexpensive Bus resources : 
www.wanderu.com 
www.busbud.com

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Advanced Direct Action Training
Apr
21
to Apr 23

Advanced Direct Action Training

Over Earth Day weekend, we’re hosting an advanced direct action training outside Eugene, OR. Recognizing that our tactics are failing and things are getting worse, this training will focus on escalation and creative, advanced tactics to increase our effectiveness.

This training is aimed at activists who are tired of ineffective actions. Topics will include soft and hard blockades, hit and run tactics, police interactions, legal repercussions, operational security, terrain advantages, escalation, and more.

The recommended donation registration fee will be waived for front-line activists. Priority will be given to women, people of color, and members of other marginalized groups.

Lodging is still being finalized, but camping and/or a shared house may be available. Food will be provided, and most dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Anyone who wants to attend this training can apply using the registration form below.

Friday will include only a short, optional evening program.

Any questions? Email juleskirk55@gmail.com. We will contact you as details for the training are finalized.

Operational Security
Communications
Evasion
Anti-oppression
Hit and Run Tactics
Tactical Movement
Terrain Advantages
Media
Legal
Equipment and Logistics
And Much More

APPLY HERE:
https://deepgreenresistance.org/en/?option=com_civicrm&task=civicrm%2Fevent%2Fregister&id=3&reset=1

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Nonviolent Direct Action Training
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

Nonviolent Direct Action Training

On behalf of the People’s Climate Movement in Portland, we invite you to a FREE 1-day training on the best practices of nonviolent direct action. Included content: the history and philosophy of nonviolence, centering exercises to help de-escalate a situation, an introduction to how Greenpeace employs nonviolent direct action, and a focus on developing peacekeeping skills to make movements more inclusive and effective.

This training is part of the People’s Climate Movement happening on the 100th day of the Trump Administration. People will be in the streets of Portland, D.C, and around the country to show the world and our leaders that we will resist attacks on our people, our communities and our planet.  

Enjoy a light lunch, refreshments, and snacks on us.

We are limiting the number of participants to ensure a safer and inclusive space for all types of learning styles. To RSVP, you must REGISTER: http://bit.ly/2mUi2In

WHAT: Nonviolent Direct Action Training
WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017, from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (lots of breaks included!)
WHERE: Musicians’ Union Local 99 325 NE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
WHO: Volunteers, supporters, activists, first timers, family, and friends

GOALS:
Deepen de-escalation skills
Increase understanding of nonviolence/ violence
Develop a myriad of de-escalation skills necessary for peacemaking while enhancing understanding how it's implemented in critical movement moments

SPONSORS:

Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promotes solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/about/

Oregon Peace Institute: we promote and make available education and resources for peace and nonviolent conflict resolution in individual, community, national, global and environmental contexts. We seek the widest possible collaboration and cooperation with others to achieve our purpose.

350PDX is building a diverse grassroots movement to address the causes of climate disruption through justice-based solutions by inspiring, training and mobilizing people to act. With one foot in politics and one foot in streets, 350PDX is using a diversity of tactics to keep fossil fuels in the ground and carbon pollution out of the atmosphere.

Portland Peace Team is an independent, nonpartisan group that provides: A trained nonviolent presence.Where possible, de-escalation of destructive conflict. Training and education in nonviolence and de-escalation skills for individuals and groups.

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Oppose the Jordan Cove Pacific Connector Pipeline
Mar
24
4:00 PM16:00

Oppose the Jordan Cove Pacific Connector Pipeline

The most important thing you can do to help is to show up. We need as many people as possible to attend this open house and voice their opposition to the Jordan Cove LNG Pipeline.

Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline will hold open houses as part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pre-filing process (Docket No. PF17-4) to provide the public with opportunities to learn about the Project and interact with company and FERC representatives.

All Open House Dates have been changed:

All open houses will take place from 4pm-8pm at the same locations as before:

Tuesday 3/21/2017 – North Bend – The Mill Casino (3201 Tremont St.)

Wednesday 3/22/2017 – Canyonville – Seven Feathers Casino (146 Chief Miwaleta Ln.)

Thursday 3/23/2017 – Medford – Ramada Inn Conference Center (2250 Biddle Rd.)

Friday 3/24/2017 – Klamath Falls – Oregon Institute of Technology (3201 Campus Dr. Mt. Mazama Room)

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Klamath Pipeline "Open House" with FERC & Gas Company
Mar
24
4:00 PM16:00

Klamath Pipeline "Open House" with FERC & Gas Company

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (Mt. Mazama Room) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Representatives of the Jordan Cove gas export project and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are coming to Klamath Falls on Friday March 24th, to talk about the proposed fracked gas export terminal and 230-mile Pacific Connector pipeline they want to put under the Klamath River. Come join us in telling Jordan Cove and public officials that we don’t want their pipeline!

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No LNG Rally at the Jordan Cove Open House: Medford
Mar
23
4:00 PM16:00

No LNG Rally at the Jordan Cove Open House: Medford

***UPDATE: The Ramada Inn in Medford canceled the original reservations for both the #AltJordanCoveOpenHouse and the actual Jordan Cove Open House. The new location for the Open House is the Medford Public Library (205 S Central Ave, Medford)* and will take place at the same date and time -- 4pm - 8pm on Thursday, March 23***

On March 23, Veresen, the company proposing the Pacific Connector Pipeline, is holding a required Open House in Medford. We are holding rally outside of the open house starting at 4pm, with speakers starting at 5:15pm. 

We know that Veresen will use the Open House to try to assure our community that the project is safe, will create jobs, will help the climate, lower our gas bills, and not use eminent domain. After 10 years of fighting this pipeline, we know this is far from the truth. Outside of the #JordanCoveOpenHouse, we will have the real facts, and ways to get involved to stop the pipeline. 

Bring your friends and family, and together, we will show Veresen that our opposition to this project is growing -- in resources, commitment, and people. 

Thank you all for your flexibliity and commitment as Jordan Cove has changed the date / time / and location.

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Benefit for Legal Defense of Standing Rock water protectors
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Benefit for Legal Defense of Standing Rock water protectors

This event is sponsored by HOPE and the 350PDX SouthWest Team. Funds raised will go to the Civil Liberties Defense Center. At Standing Rock CLDC is one of the lead attorneys on the civil rights class action against the cops, they have taken on criminal representation for all the folks arrested on 11/15, and continue to work every day with the Water Protector Legal Collective—including attempting to always try to make things better there and make sure that more radical resistance lawyering is present. Tax deductible donations may be made online at cdlc.org or by checks and cash collected at the door of the event.
 

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Jordan Cove/FERC Open Houses
Mar
21
to Mar 24

Jordan Cove/FERC Open Houses

  • North Bend, Canyonville, Medford, Klamath Falls OR (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

***Jordan Cove just announced they are pushing the open houses back 2 weeks. Check out the new dates below. ***

Jordan Cove and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) are hosting Open Houses in all four impacted communities on March 7 through March 10. It's time to let our public officials know that Southern Oregon does not want the LNG fracked gas pipeline and export terminal project brought back from the dead.

The project has been rejected twice by the FERC– most recently in December 2016. But now, with a new administration in Washington DC, Jordan Cove has pre-filed for another application, claiming that because it made some changes in the proposal it is entitled to restart the entire process.

FERC requires that a company hold “open houses” in each county along the pipeline route. With very short notice, Jordan Cove has announced that open houses will happen the second week of March (see schedule and locations below), seemingly hoping that opposition will not be notified. They were wrong!

It's time for big turnout to show we want our federal and state government to encourage good-paying jobs in improving energy efficiency and the expanding clean energy industry, not new fossil fuel projects that hurt us all.

The following is the schedule for the Open Houses. Each of them will run from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stay tuned and be sure to check back for info on protest rallies and other opportunities to help!

Tues. March 21 – North Bend
The Mill Casino (3201 Tremont St., North Bend, OR 97459)

Wednesday, March 22 – Canyonville
SevenFeathers Casino (146 Chief Miwaleta Ln., Canyonville, OR 97417)

Thursday, March 23 – Medford
Ramada Inn Conference Center (2250 Biddle Rd., Medford, OR 97504)

Friday, March 24 – Klamath Falls
Oregon Institute of Technology (Mt. Mazama Room - 3201 Campus Dr., Klamath Falls, OR 97601)

We hope to see you there!

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Sabal Trail Pipeline Water Protectors Benefit
Mar
20
8:00 PM20:00

Sabal Trail Pipeline Water Protectors Benefit

The Sacred Fire at the new Standing Rock inspired resistance camp, Sacred Waters Camp in Florida, will be lit on March 28th. The newly formed NW Council of Water Protectors will be leaving Portland, OR, the 24th to join Water Protectors there. 

The Sabal Trail Pipeline is a Natural Gas Pipeline that is slated to cross The Miccosukee Tribe's treaty lands. Protesters/Water Protectors are building a new resistance camp based on lessons learned from the #noDAPL/Standing Rock resistance camps to fight this pipeline. 

Here's a lineup of events. Exact lineup is tba.

Blue Flamez🔹Native hip-hop artist
Freddy Flowpez🔹hip-hop artist
Burial Ground Society🔹Native hip-hop artists

Aztec Dancers !!!

Guest speakers🔹John Sanchez, Rose Looking🌹& Alicia Burgess

Quincy Davis Music🔹hip-hop artist
1,000 Fuegos🔹Latin/Cuban band

Doors open 8:00. Show starts at 9:00. Tickets $10. All proceeds will go to the NW Council of Water Protectors for trip expenses to send a crew of Water Protectors to help build this new resistance camp in Florida.

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Mar
17
4:30 PM16:30

Water Is Life We Stand

Come all let us start with a opening prayer that's how we must start .come let us stand and rally let are voices be heard we must be seen here in Medford let them all know we make a stand. I'm calling on each and everyone one of you to take a stand please please come help us save Mother Earth save the waters save the four-legged save the the fish all in the waters the plants the trees the land from destruction we have so much to stand up for the tribal land the people that own their land come the stand up in peace please share

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