- Occupy Portland demonstrators conducted outreach to workers associated with Port of Portland operations. The demonstrators heard the concerns of workers and planned to minimize impacts to them. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/
- Unsettle Portland demonstrators act in solidarity with a national campaign against foreclosure. More information: http://unsettleportland.org/
- Occupy Portland demonstrators rally outside of the Justice Center, noon to 2 pm, in support of persons arrested and charged of crimes for protesting. More information: http://occupyportlandcalendar.org/
- Occupy Portland’s media committee continues to prepare for the December 12 port demonstration. Contact [email protected]
- Occupy Portland’s solutions committee continues to address logistics of renting a private, indoor space for occupiers to use as offices and meeting spaces. Contact: [email protected]
- Unsettle Portland demonstrators sing carols and deliver anti-foreclosure materials to Multnomah County officials. More information: http://unsettleportland.org/
- The December 12 port demonstration organizers hold a planning meeting from 7 to 9 pm at SEIU Local 49 Hall, 3536 SE 26th. More information: http://shutdowntheport.com/
- Panelists of Occupy Portland prepare for the December 11 BrewHaHa event, hosted by The Bus Project and Portland Mercury. Contact: [email protected]
- The Occupy Portland General Assembly passed a proposal to emphasize a daytime presence that avoids legal issues of park closures.
- The Occupy Portland social media committee met and refined processes for the forum, Twitter, and Livestream. Media volunteers agreed to support Livestream volunteers by posting on Twitter about on-screen events.
- Occupy Portland demonstrators met with Occupy Longview demonstrators to plan for port demonstrations. Occupy Longview requests that protesters from the region join their December 12 picket. More information: http://occupylongviewport.tumblr.com/
- A reliable source reports a rumor that The Oregonian and Willamette Week were threatened by local advertisers that they would pull advertising in response to Occupy Portland coverage viewed as positive. More information: [email protected]
—Reid Parham, [email protected]
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