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Jun 14, 2006
Focus: Freedom of Expression
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: United States
Hey folks,

I wanted to let you know about this awesome event I'm
helping to spread the word on.

The upcoming Vegan Vacation gathering was inspired by
the great folks from who
have yearly meet-ups. These meet-ups have generally
happened over in Europe and so Robert Cheeke of decided to organize a
gathering based in the united states.

This event will be taking place from August 3-9 in
Portland, Oregon USA

The basic idea is to have a get-together of the Vegan
Bodybuilding & Fitness forum members to hang out and
meet in person, but everyone is welcome! You dont even
have to be Vegan or into bodybuilding & fitness - just
come out for good times and to see what this is all

While the Vegan Vacation gathering is still in the
planning stages, there will definitely be a variety of
activities focused on fitness, great food, veganism &
generally having fun! Most events will be free or
low-cost. Organizers will provide as much free housing
and food as possible. YOUR assistance and ideas are

Originally, the Vegan Vacation location was going to
be Los Angeles, California. For a variety of reasons,
the gathering location has been switched to Portland,

So Why Portland?

Here's just a sampling of what Portland has to offer:

- Portland is the #1 Vegan Friendly City in America
- Portland is one of the most beautiful and clean
cities in America
- Portland is one of the fittest cities in America
with all kinds of outdoor activities during the
beautiful summer for athletes to take part in
- Portland is only an hour from the Pacific Ocean so
we can still "hang out on the beach"
- Portland has more vegan and vegetarian restaurants
per capita than pretty much anywhere
- Portland actually has vegan soft serve ice cream
that comes out of the machines (kinda like a Dairy
Queen, but vegan)
- There are many forum members in Portland and around
the region so we are sure to have a nice turnout and
lots of local tour guides
- Portland has lots of other attractions such as being

located near Mt. Hood and Mt. Saint Helens, Seattle,
Olympia, Eugene, Vancouver & Victoria plus all kinds
of great wild nature, rivers and mountains.
- Did I mention that we have Food Fight!, the ALL
VEGAN 7-11 type convenience store?1?

If you have any questions, please email Robert Cheeke

Check out the Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness website
here: and the forums

I hope to see you at the Vegan Vacation week!

For more information visit this Vegan Vacation forum

In Solidarity & Struggle, For Love & Liberation!
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Posted: Jun 14, 2006 10:50am
Apr 30, 2006
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Party
Location: United States
** Wild Earth 2006: Resisting Ecocide **
Action training and networking, June 15-18 in the
forest near vancouver, b.c.
Coast Salish Territory

A four-day campout featuring workshops, training,
music, and visioning for future campaigns. Wild Earth
is an inclusive gathering, dedicated to forging
alliances across boundaries of race, class, gender,
age. Join us for hands-on training in non-violence and
civil disobedience tactics, tree-climbing, blockades,
primitive skills, and more. Network with activists for
environmental and social justice, share skills and
learn from each other.

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