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Between people there are no borders. ¡Que viva la solidaridad!

 

News and Events for Friday, Dec 3rd.


UPCOMING EVENTS:


WEEK OF ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE
¡Ante la Destrucción Ambiental, Organización!

SAT DEC 4th

Art for Climate Justice
Saturday, December 4th 7:00 p.m.
Fresh Pot (corner of Mississippi and Shaver)
North Portland

http://espora.org/adao/

JOIN US for an art show in solidarity with grassroots organizing against the false solutions of the COP16 (climate talks) currently being held in Cancun, Mexico. There will be a short presentation at 8:00 p.m. about the posters, followed by members of Portland Rising Tide sharing information about local organizing on similar issues as those presented in the posters. The art show is on tour from Mexico City.  Come check it out!  Details

TUES DEC 7th
POTLUCK and TEACH-IN
with PCASC, Cascadia Rising Tide, and Parasol.
Everyone is welcome.


 

Global momentum is building for climate justice and the real talk on solving climate change is happening in our own backyards.
Join us for a potluck and teach-in on COP16 and
Climate Justice organizing in Oregon.

Event details:  1000s of Cancuns for Climate Justice
…because there is no Planet B
 

FRI DEC 10th

Climate Justice Coalition PDX- first action!
see cjcpdx.tumblr.com for details
 

More details at pcasc.net/events-calendar


take action

We need your  promoting the 1st Annual PCASC art exhibit.

  1. Come to the office (2249 E. Burnside) to pick up postcards to post about town and to hand out to your friends, coworkers, and, comrades. We have a stack in the outdoor mailbox.
  2. Help us phone bank to tell our supporters about this groundbreaking event and introduce the issues we are confronting with this traveling community art show.
  3. Spread the event announcement by email around to your people. Copy and paste text from here.
  4. Share the Facebook event to your homies.


NEWS AND ANALYSIS

COP16 coverage

  • Climate Justice Coalition- PDX’s new blog:  cjcpdx.tumblr.com
  • Check out the live analysis from Cancun on the Grassroots Global Justice blog, including testimony from our own Kari Koch!

“Indigenous peoples, whose rights have been historically ignored by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, held a protest to demand the inclusion of their rights in any climate agreement.”

State Dept. Busted on Support for Coup in Honduras Huffington Post

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News as we get it at www.pcasc.net

How to plug-in to PCASC

“If you have come here to help me, then you are wasting your time…But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.”- lila watson

PCASC is a democratic, volunteer led and run organization with just two half- time staff people.  From stuffing envelopes to taking a lead role in organizing a protest, PCASC has a place for you. Please take a moment to fill out our volunteer survey so we can help plug you into PCASC’s work!

Check out our website for our Current Volunteer Opportunities

Come to our end-of-the-year volunteer party, Dec. 15th @ the standard.

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