PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Supporters of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York are organizing events in Oregon.
As of Monday afternoon, nearly 4,000 people have “liked” the Occupy Portland Facebook page, which says a downtown march is planned for Thursday afternoon.
Another for Occupy Salem says people plan to take over a park next to the Capitol next Monday.
And a meeting is scheduled in Eugene Tuesday evening.
In New York, 700 people were arrested over the weekend marching over the Brooklyn Bridge. The protesters range from college students worried about their job prospects to middle-age workers who have been recently terminated.