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Green Party conventions, broadcasts Sat. 5/3 in CT, ME, NJ, SC

green party earthflowerOn Saturday, May 3rd, the Green Party US livestream channel will feature the New Jersey Green Party‘s state convention, as well as 30th anniversary celebration of the Maine Green Independent Party. The Connecticut Green Party and South Carolina Green Party also hold their state conventions on May 3rd. From Green Party US:

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party TV will air special events planned by two state Green Parties on Saturday, May 3 on the party’s Livestream channel (http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus).

Green Party New Jersey, 10 am to 4 pm ET: The Green Party of New Jersey will hold its state convention (http://www.gpnj.org/2014_annual_convention). Featured speaker Howie Hawkins, Green Party candidate for Governor of New York (http://www.howiehawkins.org), will speak at 3 pm.

Maine Independent Green Party, 7 pm to 9 pm ET: The Maine Green Independent Party will celebrate its 30th anniversary at the Senator Inn in Augusta (http://www.mainegreens.org). Guest speakers include State Senate candidate Asher Platts (http://asherplatts.nationbuilder.com), 2004 Green vice-presidential nominee Pat LaMarche, Green Party co-founder John Rensenbrink, and former Green gubernatorial candidate John Carter.

The public can view both broadcasts for free and participate in a simultaneous online chat on the Green Party TV page.

State convention of the Green Party of New Jersey, 30th anniversary of the Maine Independent Green Party

Green Party Livestream page: http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/724071494302380

The Green Party of the United States will hold its 2014 Annual National Meeting in St. Paul, Minn., July 24-27 (http://2014greenpartyconvention.org). Featured guest speakers, meetings, workshops, and other events at this meeting will be broadcast on Green Party TV. The meeting will mark the 30th anniversary of the first Green meeting at Macalester College in St. Paul, with the theme “Back to Our Roots: People. Planet. Principles.” News advisory: http://www.gp.org/newsroom/press-releases/details/4/695

Dave Schwab

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