Syndicated with Solidarity News About two dozen folks took over the UO Law center lounge on Friday Sept. 9 to escape the wildfire haze descending on Eugene and hear Nevada give a talk on their book Abolition of Law. The Abolition of Law event, hosted by UO’s Radical Organizing and Activist Resource (ROAR) center, was originally planned to take place at the Urban Farm, but chaotic climate conditions forced local organizers to occupy whatever indoor public space they could raid.
- Eric Howanietz abolitionism cops off campus
The Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets program, also known as CAHOOTS, has been running for over thirty years. In the late 1980s, staff and volunteers from White Bird Clinic, CAHOOTS’ parent organization, came together to form the CAHOOTS model. This was one of the first programs of its kind, but recently similar models have taken up in other cities as people across the country recognize the urgent need for trauma-informed mental health emergency response.