Eugene Leads Rally: Justice for Michael Brown!

On Aug. 23, Eugene and D.C. for the People were proud to participate in the march to Chinatown for Michael Brown, part of an ongoing movement to obtain justice in Michael Brown's and dig up the roots of injustice in policing and imprisonment. Originally initiated by the ANSWER Coalition and the National Black United Front, the demonstration brought more than 500 people to Chinatown to demand the arrest of Officer Darren Wilson, the demilitarization of the police and civilian police review boards with the right to fire. 
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Want to Learn More about Eugene and D.C. for the People?

We're making news! Or maybe it's better to say that we've been making news since the campaign started.

If you really want to learn what D.C. for the People is all about, you should check out these photos, videos, official statements and press releases and news stories from, about and including Eugene and D.C. for the People.

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Weekend of outreach: opposing police brutality, gentrification

In the lead up to the weekend, on Thursday night, Eugene and D.C. for the People volunteers joined and helped to lead a rally and march to demand justice for Mike Brown that assembled in Malcolm X Park and marched through busy D.C. streets into Chinatown.

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“Hands up! Don’t Shoot!” Standing with the People of Ferguson against Police Brutality

Last night, thousands of people across the country demonstrated in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri, as they continue to stand up against police brutality. For the past week, Ferguson has been in near-constant protest after the brutal, racist murder of Michael Brown by Ferguson police.

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Exciting Week for D.C. for the People!

Last week, Eugene and the #DC4thePeople team hit the streets doing various forms from outreach.  From attending rallies and protests supporting DC workers to postering in various wards to tabling, the D.C. for the People campaign has been working tirelessly to increase the campaign's visibility.

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Home Health Care Workers Fight Back!

On Wednesday, August 6, Home health care workers gathered in front of the Wilson Building to protest unpaid wages and a proposal that would exclude D.C.'s home care workers from D.C.'s living wage. 

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Eugene Stands in Solidarity with the Safe Streets Arts Foundation

On Monday, August 4, the Safe Streets Arts Foundation organized a protest in Georgetown in front of a luxury condo/office building that has been harassing returning citizens. 

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Open Letter: Why You Should Support Eugene Puryear

Dear friends,

We all know that this country’s politics are in the grip of big-money corporate donors seeking the continued dominance of the 1% over the 99%. Happily, we have seen cracks in the two-party façade recently.

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Our Incredible Canvassing Progress Continues

Over the past week, Eugene and the D.C. for the People team hit the streets in Ward 4 and canvassed a few hundred homes. Our one-of-a-kind candidate and uniquely progressive program are making big waves.

You can join the team, too, and help us get a new voice—a people's voice—on the D.C. Council!

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A Weekend of Action: Climate Justice Now!

The D.C. for the People campaign stands with all progressive issues; we oppose anything that is anti-people, oppressive or exploitative. This is why we stand firmly with climate justice. The last week was filled actions and organizers’ meetings to show support for clean energy production, safe fuel transport and green jobs.

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