Activist Alert 5-19-2016

• The PROM benefiting KindTree — Autism Rock’s Friends and Family Camp is 7 pm Saturday, May 21, at the Vet’s Club Ballroom. The PROM features The Joanne Broh Band with Paula Vaden and Teressa Cunningham and special MC is SLUG Queen Markalo Parkalo as well as a raffle, costume contest, limbo and more. Tickets are $15 presale at, or $18 at the door. 

• Global Community Conversation with Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide Fellow Kristina Sabova (above): “Challenging Coal in Central Europe,” 6 pm Wednesday, May 25, ELAW, 1412 Pearl Street. Call 541-687-8454 for info and to RSVP; FREE.

• In recognition of Mental Health Awareness month, WellMama of Lane County and Women’s Care is holding perinatal mental health trainings. “Postpartum depression and other perinatal mood disorders can be difficult for providers to recognize,” says Ahavah Oblak, executive director of WellMama. “Many women suffer in silence, scared to reach out to their family, partner, friends and practitioners.” A “Perinatal Mental Health Training” with Dr. Wendy Davis, executive director of Postpartum Support International is 8 am to 4 pm May 26 and “is designed for nurses, social workers, therapists, midwives, doulas, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, health workers and anyone seeking to learn more about pregnancy and postpartum depression and anxiety support.” An evening session, “Clinical Considerations for Perinatal Mental Health” with Dr. Nicole Cirino, M.D. and Marc Zola, LMFT, LFC, is from 5:30 pm to 9 pm and is oriented towards “OBGYNs, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, pediatricians, midwives and physician assistants.” To find out more or to register, go to For more information, call Oblak of WellMama at 541-441-2614. CME credits available.

•  Windermere Real Estate is hosting its Lane County Spring Benefit Concert, featuring Hit Machine (playing hits from all eras) with a portion of the proceeds  to benefit Habitat for Humanity’s Springfield/Eugene chapter. The concert is 8 pm (doors at 7 pm) Thursday, May 26, at Venue 252, 252 Lawrence Street, Eugene. Purchase tickets in advance for $20 at, $25 door. Call 541-484-2022 for more information.

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