Every fourth Thursday of the month*, Oregon WAND explores a compelling topic in depth with special features, guest speakers, and presentations. All Oregon WAND programs are free and open to the public. Below you’ll find the Monthly Programs marked next to the event date. Oregon WAND Members & Allies: If you know of or are involved in an event that is aligned with the mission of WAND, please send us information about it for consideration in the Upcoming Events. *January-May, September, October, and November (third Thursday due to Thanksgiving; no program in December)
October 27, 2016 — Oregon WAND Monthly Program
In lieu of our normally scheduled monthly program, we encourage you to attend one of (or both if possible!) the events below. For next month’s program, on November 17, we welcome special guest, Megan Amundson, the new and very dynamic Executive Director of WAND.
October 27, 2016
A Community Farewell Party for Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy
Image: Courtesy of NAACP of Lane County
You are invited to join the greater Eugene community to honor Mayor Kitty Piercy. Kitty served the Eugene community from 2005 to 2017. She leaves a legacy of achievement that includes downtown revitalization, affordable housing solutions, a local paid sick leave ordinance that lead to statewide adoption, and creating partnerships that brought clean jobs to Eugene. She worked tirelessly to meet the challenges of sustainability and environmental stewardship.
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: Hult Center Lobby
October 27, 2016
Theater of Dissent: Pipelines, Profiteers & Power of Protest
Civil Liberties Defense Center will host its first annual Theater of Dissent, an evening of dinner theater quite unlike any other. CLDC staff and local actors will perform a mock trial of front-line activists. Tickets are $50 and include entrance, dinner, one drink ticket, and one raffle ticket.