GPUS Annual National Meeting Day One
The Annual National Meeting of the Green Party of the US began Thursday June 24 in Detroit, Michigan, in conjunction with the US Social Forum. The two events are appropriately overlapped, and Greens have been involved in both presenting and participating at a number of Social Forum events.
At a press conference on Thursday, Derek Grigsby, Chair of the Detroit Green Party and candidate for State Representative in District 7, and Lou Novak of the Michigan Green Party welcomed participants to Detroit, along with several co-chairs of the Steering Committee of GPUS. Below, Farheen Hakim, one of 7 co-chairs of the GPUS Steering Committee speaks:
Later, local Greens welcomed ANM participants to a party at Alvins, a restaurant / bar close to the Wayne State campus.
Spot The Greens – see anyone you know?