UO DAY OF DEMANDS

University of Oregon Expands! Eugene’s Housing Crisis

…Oregon is a fundamental cause of the expansive housing crisis my community faces, and yet the institution and its partners evade all responsibility to formally address it. The Crisis: Eugene

East-campus Housing Mold

…up, thus yielding less than rent. Meanwhile, multiple construction projects on campus have built new facilities, amenities and luxuries all over campus during the past several months. A lawsuit filed…

Time to Strike: Democratize the Board

…troubling, the Labor Education and Research Center, an essential resource for the very unions who work on this campus and Oregon workers at large, were dealt a debilitating 45% cut…

Tree Sitters and Community Members Converge to Protest Willamette Greenway Clear-Cut

…to provide context sensitive affordable housing for the most vulnerable people in our community. • We demand that any and all development of future affordable housing use ONLY local labor….

PANDEMIC ON TOP OF PANDEMIC

Eugene has the highest rates of homelessness per capita than any other city in the United States, and the City of Eugene has done little to ameliorate this.     We spoke…

Anti-Hate Action At Elkhorn

…groups like Eugene Wake Up suggest are the only solution. We are waiting for the city and citizens of Eugene to respond to this human-rights crisis for the emergency that…

Dancing for justice: Sunrise Eugene benefit show

…environment is pretty punk,” a message that surely their audience that night would agree with. This attitude made them perfect for a Sunrise Eugene benefit show.  Sunrise Eugene’s movement is…

Where is the City Leadership?

…around the nation, we echo those calls in Eugene. Eugene desperately needs increased accountability and transparency for EPD and the City Manager and increased funding to de-escalation services and other…

Monthly Labor Column: December

…above current costs. Additional gains in the contract include 6 hours of paid training, bumping childcare assistance to $700 for children up to age 7, 6 weeks of paid parental…

Ashes to Masses

…numbers do not satisfy. As of June 2020, over 2,000 unhoused individuals live in the Eugene area. In Lane County, the number neared 10,000 in 2019. Community members in Eugene

Reclaim UO update

campus, in the Eugene/Springfield community, and at the State Capitol in Salem. Our message resonated deeply with UO students, faculty, staff, and community members who see the effects that the…

Community Members Distribute Bread and Roses to Support their Neighbors during the COVID-19 Quarantine

EUGENE, OR​ – This morning, many Eugene residents awoke to find a package on their doorstep. Hours earlier, just before dawn, several gloved-and-masked locals had made the deliveries around their…

Two Activists Arrested At Sunrise Movement Direct Action

Eugene OR – On March 19th two organizers with Sunrise Eugene, a local hub of the national climate justice non profit Sunrise Movement,put their bodies on the line to stop…