Friday, February 11, 2011

Local IWW chapter hosts:Free Speech soapbox event

Defend Free Speech and show solidarity with a movement.

Today when free speech is a major issue as seen in Egypt throughout the world. It's imperative to take the time to honor the Wobblies who jeopardized their lives to continue honoring free speech for everyone. This event will include sharing of poetry, songs or speeches on a soapbox platform. Local artist Ellen Gabehart will be debuting her painting "free speech" at the train station. The event will take place as the 2:45 pm Amtrak arrives.

At the Eugene Train Station/4th and Willamette, Wed, February 16th/2:45 pm

"Commemorating the 1911 Wobbly Walk Through the Siskiyous, honoring the IWW free speech fighters and keeping free speech alive today". The Lane branch of the Industrial Workers of the World and the Civil Liberties Defense Center

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