Boop Troop Eugene News strongly encourages public engagement in civic meetings. Here is a list of intended agenda items for future meetings of Eugene City Council...
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“Frustration & Disbelief”: City Council Refuses to Redirect Funds from EPD Budget. Guest Blog by White Rose Tinted.
It’s 3 AM in the morning and if anything was going to make me empathize with our city councilors it would be spending nearly seven hours listening through the June 22nd council meeting twice...
The above link opens a .pdf that outlines Black_Unity’s demands for reform, legislation, community representation, defunding, demilitarization, and system change. These are among the main talking points being prepared by many who will participate in tonight’s public comments at the Eugene City Council meeting TONIGHT.
Personally, while I think it is certainly more encouraging that the City Manager authorized the permit and chose to make her public profile picture indicative of support of BLM than if her profile picture had a Confederate flag or a MAGA hat, if this same City Manager authorized the manipulative and belatedly announced “curfews” and the repeated and militarized response of EPD to peaceful protestors...
The following Guest Blog by Gracie is a direct copy and paste, verbatim, shared with her permission and is TIME-SENSITIVE: TODAY, 3 PM.
There were many empty seats at Saturday’s rally. Trump’s campaign declared that it had received over a million ticket requests. The prank by TikTok users and K-pop fans came after the Trump campaign tweeted to ask the President’s supporters to register for the free tickets earlier this month...
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Justice in Motion, Film and Commentary by Krisilyn Tony Frazier of Ypsilanti, Michigan & Remy of BTE
In the fight for justice, dancers artists and MC’s join together to create a visual arts film focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. Through creative expression this film is an artistic response to systematic oppression and police brutality.
Most charges will not be prosecuted against Portland BLM activists, says brand new Multnomah County DA
4-page policy released today outlines presumptively declining to prosecute most lower-level charges, and taking tumultuous circumstances into account for most higher charges. The new DA is an ally who acknowledges that most charges were unnecessary, exaggerated, and context-derived.
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