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Activist Alert 2-23-2012

Ben Cannon, education advisor to Gov. Kitzhaber, will speak on “Public Education: Oregon’s Commitment To Learning and Equal Opportunity” at City Club of Eugene, 11:50 am Friday, Feb. 24, at the Hilton, lobby level. 

David Wagner, who writes and illustrates the “It’s About Time” column in EW, will be leading a Life Among the Mosses Walk from 1 to 3 pm Saturday, Feb. 25, at Mt. Pisgah Arboretum. Fee is $5. Call 747-3817 for more information. No registration required.

• Occupy Eugene supporters are planning a People United march and parade beginning at 11 am Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Free Speech Plaza at 8th and Oak. See video with more info on the EW blog.

• “Terrorizing Women: Feminicide and Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands” will be a talk by Cynthia Bejarano of New Mexico State University at 3 pm Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Knight Library Browsing Room on the UO campus. 

• Lane County Emergency Management’s update to the Lane County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan reviews the county’s vulnerabilities to snow and ice storms, floods, windstorms, wildfires, earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides. A public meeting on the plan will be at 10 am Thursday, March 1, at Lane County Public Works, Training Room 3. The plan is also at www.lanecounty.org/prepare and comments can be submitted online or by email to prepare@co.lane.or.us To receive emergency text alerts directly to a cell phone, visit http://www.lcog.org/alertme