Sunday, December 11, 2016

Salem raised $2,263.40 for Standing Rock last night!

Photo by Neal Campbell

In an earlier post today I talked a little about the great Standing Rock solidarity event held in Salem last night. Laurie Dougherty was the lead organizer for the event and she sent the following message out this evening:

The grand total of online and door admissions plus additional donations was $2,263.40 which goes to the Rural Organizing Project for their efforts at Standing Rock. In light of the evolving situation, they have scaled back their plans and will: "send a smaller contingent of rural Oregonians with the flexibility to travel who will deliver the gear, supplies, and resources we have collectively raised. All of the funds and resources we have raised will still go directly to Standing Rock as soon as possible." This decision was made in a principled and participatory process described in an update on the ROP website here:

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