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Updated September 9, 2019

Global Climate Strike 
September 20-27, 2019

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Millions of young people all over the world, including here in Salem, have been striking for the climate. September 20-27 will be a week  of massive global action. The global network is mobilizing and offering its resources to build a climate strike coalition.

Friday September 20 at 1 pm
Salem Oregon Climate Strike
Capitol Steps 900 Court St. NE Salem

Salem youth photo“School strikers are calling on everyone: young people, parents, workers, and all concerned citizens to join massive climate strikes and a week of actions starting on September 20.  People all over the world will use their power to stop “business as usual” in the face of the climate emergency. We will join young people in the streets to demand an end to the age of fossil fuels and take emergency action to avoid climate breakdown.”

Join us on September 20 
In Support of Salem Youth
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Tuesday September 24 from 4-6 pm
Chase Bank – Outside West Salem Branch 
Wallace Rd. NW & Glen Creek Rd. NW 

JP Morgan Chase is the worst of the big banks financially supporting fossil fuel companies and projects, including the company behind the proposed Jordan Cove LNG Export Terminal and 230-mile pipeline in Southern Oregon.  Come with us to send a message to Chase that this is unacceptable; and to encourage Chase customers to move their money to local community-oriented banks and credit unions. This is part of an ongoing national campaign with actions in several cities.  Along with other 350 chapters and allies in Oregon, we’ll highlight Chase’s involvement with the company behind Jordan Cove.



Friday September 27 from 5-7 pm
Funeral Procession & Memorial for Salmon
Wallace Marine Park to Riverfront Park

As the temperatures rise, the waters warm, and habitats are destroyed, we are losing too many of our relations!  Join our funeral procession and memorial ceremony for the salmon who once ran the waters of our Salem creeks, and who are now facing global extinction.  Bring your prayers, songs, instruments, flowers, and pictures for a time of remembrance, healing and gathering strength. Meet at Wallace Marine Park. Our allies in the Salem DSA Ecosocialist Working Group will lead us in a symbolic funeral procession over the bike/pedestrian bridge to Riverfront Park.

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Resistance, Resilience, and Radical Gratitude
Workshop with Barbara Ford
Sunday October 6, 2019

In this time of political and cultural strife, we are challenged to re-imagine our personal and collective capacities for hope, resilience, and work for justice….In this workshop, we will explore our emotional responses, our personal and collective wisdom, our fortitude and intentions for the work ahead, and our capacity for gratitude and other spiritual practices to ground ourselves for the journey. 

Learn more and register here: is limited, please sign up in advance.