A NIGHT OF SOLIDARITY WITH JEFF â€˜FREEâ€™ LUERS
June 2005 marks the fifth year that political activist Jeffrey â€˜Freeâ€™ Luers has been in prison in Oregon as well as the 2nd Annual International Weekend of Solidarity with Free. This yearâ€™s Eugene event will be held at 7pm Sunday June 12th at Sam Bondâ€™ s Garage, 407 Blair Blvd, and will consist of an evening of speakers and music. â€˜22.8: The Jeff Luers Storyâ€™, a new 40-minute documentary by the Cascadia Media Collective will premier at this event. This fundraiser will feature three speakers: Peg Millett, former political prisoner, Earth First! activist and songwriter; Peter Urban, the former chairperson of the Irish Republican Socialist Committees of North America; and Lauren Regan of the Civil Liberties Defense Center. Musical acts include Los Mex Pistols del Norte (Mariachi-Surf-Punk), The Happy Bastards (Hardcore), Inkwell Rhythm Makers (Old Time), and the Glenwood Rebel Rovers (Irish-style punk). The local Friends of Free support group and members of Break the Chains collective sponsor this event and wish to welcome the community to come out for an evening of entertainment and political solidarity.