Activist Alert 1-10-2013

• The Eugene Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee meets at 5:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10, at the Atrium Building, 99 W. 10th Ave. New member orientation is on the agenda. 

• The Eugene Police Commission meets at 5:30 pm Thursday, Jan. 10, at EPD headquarters, Kilcullen Room, 300 Country Club Road. A public forum will be followed by a discussion of domestic violence policy. 

• Eugene could use more good cops. Police Officer Career Night is at 6 pm Thursday, Jan. 10, at the city’s Emergency Services Training Center, 1705 West 2nd Ave. EPD is currently accepting applications and the pay range is $54,808 to $69,888 per year plus “comprehensive” benefits. See

Death and Taxes, a film about war tax resisters and their motivations, will be shown at 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 10, at CALC, 458 Blair Blvd. Contact Peg Morton at 342-2914. 

The Streets Food Cart at 6th and Lincoln in Eugene opened as a way to integrate former prisoners back into society, and is celebrating its one year anniversary with a fundraiser from 9 am to 2 pm Saturday, Jan. 12. All proceeds will go towards paying off the health expenses of Drew and Michelle Wattier of Eugene who were struck by a hit-and-run driver outside their hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, Nov. 30. Both remained hospitalized. Drew Wattier is a member of the Lane County Sheriff’s Department.

• A community meeting on public safety in Lane County is being planned for 6 to 8 pm Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Hilyard Community Center, 2580 Hilyard St. in Eugene. See more information next week.

• The documentary film The Invisible War, featuring veterans’ stories about sexual assault on both male and female military members, will be shown  at 7 pm Friday, Jan. 11, at the Wildish Theater in Springfield; at 2:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Siuslaw Public Library in Florence; and at 6:30 pm Wednesday, Jan. 16, at the Community Center, 600 E Gibbs St. in Cottage Grove.