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Activist Alert 2-2-2012

• A public work session on wave energy will be from 5:30 to 9:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Eugene City Council Chambers, 777 Pearl St. The meeting will discuss Oregon’s ocean resources and renewable energy development in the territorial sea, which is the area up to 3 nautical miles offshore. Public input is sought on where renewable energy development will occur on Oregon’s Coast. See www.oregonocean.info for more information.

• A free lecture on “Black Muslim Feminism: Sunni Muslim Women and the Nation of Islam” by author Jamillah Karim will be from 4 to 6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 2, at the LCC Center for Meeting and Learning room 104. See http://wkly.ws/16h for more information.

• A circle of progressive local organizations will party from 5 to 7 pm Friday, Feb. 3, at Cowfish, 62 W. Broadway, during the First Friday Art Walk. 

• The Friends of Buford Park and Mt. Pisgah is hosting a winter hike at Buford Park from 10 am to noon Saturday, Feb. 4. Meet at the Visitor’s Center. Pre-registration required at www.bufordpark.org (click on tours) or contact Lyn at 344-8350 or email outreach@bufordpark.org for more information.

• An International Day of Solidarity for Leonard Peltier, an imprisoned Native American activist, will be observed at 1 pm Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Morse Free Speech Plaza, followed by a 2 pm march to the U.S. Courthouse.

The Abolition Project Fashion and Art Show will begin at 7:30 pm Saturday, Feb. 4, at New Hope Christian College Stuart Chapel on Bailey Hill Road in Eugene. Focus is on “preventing and raising awareness of human trafficking through art and media.” The cost is $10 per person. Find the Abolition Project on Facebook.