Activist Alert 1-22-2015

• Volunteers are needed to help in the annual count of homeless people in Lane County and a training is planned for 5:30 to 7 pm Thursday, Jan. 22, at Health and Human Services, Charnelton Room, 151 W. 7th Ave. The count date is Wednesday, Jan. 28. Organized by CALC, call 485-1755 or email 

• Rep. Phil Barnhart will host a town hall at 11 am Saturday, Jan. 24, at Esslinger Hall, Room 112, on the UO campus. RSVP to or call 968-1411.

• A gathering and benefit for climate activist David Oaks, who has been in a wheelchair since his spinal injury, will be from 1 to 4 pm Saturday, Jan. 24, at Cozmic, 199 W. 8th Ave. The event is also a birthday party for David Zupan (turning 70) and other Aquarians. Music will be by The Vipers with Deb Cleveland, Elizabeth Cable, David Rogers, Takilma Slim, Michael Brown and Chico Schwall. Sliding-scale donation. See for more information. 

We the People-Eugene is planning a meeting to support Oregon becoming the fourth state to call for a constitutional convention to roll back Citizens United. The meeting will be at 3:30 pm Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 13th and Chambers. Speakers include Pastor Dan Bryant, Charlie Swanson and John Flannery. Email or call 937-3034.

• Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy will hold her monthly Mayor’s One-on-One outreach meeting from 5 to 6 pm Tuesday, Jan. 27, at Albertsons, 4740 Royal Ave. For more information, call Regan Watjus at 682-8340.

• A program on “How Green is Your Home Town?” will be from 7 to 9 pm Thursday, Jan. 29, at the UO School of Law Room 184. Sponsored by the Many Rivers Group Sierra Club and Land, Air, Water. Speakers include Babe Sullivan of the city of Eugene and Sibyl Geiselman and Eli Volum of EWEB. Free.