Oct 26 Press Release (Scott Olsen Vigil)

Categories: Press Releases 2011

10/26/11–3pm–OaklandCity Hall–Vigil for Scott Olsen, US Marine Veteran

Today,10/26/11at 3pm at Oakland City Hall, a vigil will be held in support of Scott Olsen, a Marine veteran who was hit by a police projectile in downtown Oakland at the Occupy Oakland demonstration on the evening of October 25, 2011.

Olsen completed two tours in Iraq and is a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War. At this time, Olsen is in stable yet serious condition at an Oakland hospital. At the hospital, he is accompanied by friends and other Iraq Veterans Against the War. Olsen is a valued community member of Occupy San Francisco.

Please join this vigil in support of Olsen and others that were affected by the events at Occupy Oakland last night. This is a PEACEFUL vigil.


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