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Activist Alert 6-5-2014

Nancy Chi Cantalupo of Georgetown Law School will speak on “Encouraging Innovation to Prevent and Intervene in Campus Sexual Violence” at 6 pm Thursday, June 5, at the UO Law School, Room 142. Free and open to the public.

Alison Weir, executive director of nonprofit If Americans Knew and author of a new book examining the history of U.S.-Israel relations, will speak at 7 pm Thursday, June 5, at the Downtown Athletic Club, 999 Willamette St. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Al-Nakba Awareness Project.A Q&A session and book signing will follow her talk. 

• The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission is expected to adopt the Coastal Management Plan for salmon and steelhead at its meetings beginning at 8 am Thursday and Friday, June 5-6, at 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive in Salem. See map and directions at http://wkly.ws/1rf. 

• A statewide initiative on labeling genetically modified food and agricultural products is gearing up with trainings and signature gathering in June. The initiative needs 87,000 valid signatures by July 3 to qualify for the November ballot. See oregonrighttoknow.org or locally please contact Kristie for petition training times at: lanecounty@oregonrighttoknow.org.