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Green Jobs! What are they? Why don’t we have them? Green Party Public Forum

Derek Grigsby, Co-Chair, Green Party of Michigan,
Frank Hammer, retired UAW activist, Autoworkers Caravan
Michelle Martinez, Sierra Club organizer working on Green Jobs

Saturday ● May 14 ● 6 – 8 pm
5:30 pm Social Hour

International Institute ● 111 E. Kirby, Detroit

For more information — Call Detroit Greens at 313-580-4905 of visit this link at the Detroit Greens website.

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Day 2 of live broadcasting from the Green Party National Meeting in Detroit

Green Party US Live Online Broadcast
WATCH LIVE
Federal candidates – 9AM Eastern
Statewide and local candidates – 11AM
Possible Featured interviews and HOT topics of discussion and Panels  – NOON on

and GREENS HAVING (Political) FUN – 6:30 – 8:30PM
MIXER with Detroit Greens and Candidate speeches

And the LIve Text chat where WE TALK TO EACH OTHER

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Friday, June 25, 9 am,
Press conference: Green candidates for Congress
David Cobb, 2004 Green presidential nominee, spokesperson for MoveToAmend (http://movetoamend.org)
Candace Caveny, for US House of Representatives, Michigan (District 10)
Cecile Lawrence, for US Senate, New York
LeAlan Jones, for US Senate, Illinois
Other candidates to be introduced
Friday, June 25, 11 am,
Press conference: Green candidates for local & state office
Laura Wells, for Governor of California
Yusef Shakur, for Wayne County Commissioner, Michigan
Derek Grigsby, for State Representative, Michigan, District 7
Other candidates to be introduced

Friday, June 25, 6:30-8:30 pm
Green Mixer with the Detroit Greens, with candidate speeches
All live from Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan
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Updated guide to media events at Green Party national meeting in Detroit, June 24-27

Guide to Press Conferences and other Media Events at the Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting in Detroit, June 24-27

• Location, dates: Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, from Thursday, June 24, to Sunday, June 27

• Web site for the Green Party meeting: http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com Continue Reading

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Livestream show schedule for the Green Party National Convention

The Green Party US Livestream channel has a tentative schedule of shows to be broadcasted from the Green Party 2010 National Meeting in Detroit:

Location: Wayne State University, Student Center, 5221 Gullen Mall

Thursday, June 24, 1-3 or 3:30 pm (actually ends at 5:30pm-when we end depends on how quickly things can get moved & set up for the 4pm Press Conference)
“Progressive Strategy Dialogue” at the USSF.  Many Greens are participating
Cobo Hall, room W2-67.

Thursday, June 24, 4 pm
Press conference: Welcome to the 2010 GP Annual National Meeting Continue Reading
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Green Party US announces media events for 2010 national meeting in Detroit

Schedule of Media Events at the Green Party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting in Detroit, June 24-27

• Web site for the Green Party meeting: http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com

• Media credentialing page: http://www.gp.org/forms/media

• Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on various issues: http://www.gp.org/speakers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party will feature former national nominees, state and local candidates for 2010, officeholders and other special guests during press conferences planned to take place at the party’s 2010 Annual National Meeting at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  The meeting will take place from Thursday, June 24, to Sunday, June 27. Continue Reading

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Green Party US: One month until national meeting; State ballot access drives; and more

From the Green Party of the United States:

One Month ‘Til the Green Party National Meeting in Detroit – Register Now!

The Green Party of the United States will hold its national meeting in Detroit from June 24th-27th. Greens from across the country will gather to discuss strategy, learn campaign skills, talk about fundraising, and more! This year’s meeting will be held alongside the U.S. Social Forum, a gathering of tens of thousands of people organizing people’s solutions to ecological and economic crisis.  The Green Party will be on hand to illustrate the important role we play in those solutions.

Register now! Your registration for the Green Party meeting includes registration for the U.S. Social Forum, so you can pay once for twice the networking, workshops, and fun in Detroit.

Click here for more information about the 2010 Green Party meeting.  We’ll see you in a few weeks in Detroit! Continue Reading

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“Another party is necessary”: Green Party to hold 2010 Annual National Meeting in Detroit, June 24-27

The Green Party prepares for its 2010 Annual National Meeting, to take place in Detroit, June 24-27

• Meeting theme: “Another US is possible, another party is necessary”; Green Party meeting coincides with the US Social Forum, also in Detroit, June 22-26

• Web site for the Green Party meeting: http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com

• Media credentialing page: http://www.gp.org/forms/media
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Green Party US National Convention set for Detroit during US Social Forum in June

From a Green Party US email entitled “Another World is Possible, the Green Party is Necessary”:

Join the Green Party in Detroit This June!

The Green Party of the United States will be holding its Annual National Meeting this June in Detroit.  Will you be there?

In order to spread the Green message as widely as possible, our meeting will be held in conjunction with the U.S. Social Forum, a gathering of tens of thousands of people working to build people’s solutions to economic and  ecological crisis.

The Green Party will be meeting from June 24-27, 2010, in downtown Detroit, Michigan.  We hope you can make it.

Yes, I would like to register now!

Sorry, I can’t make it. Let me support the Green Party by making a contribution now.

Here’s what to expect in Detroit: Continue Reading

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Gather with Greens – Calendar of Upcoming Meetings

Here are a handful of upcoming meetings of Local and State Green Parties, Candidates, etc.

Jan 15 (Thurs) Tony Palmeri For Oshkosh Common Council Kick-Off Party
Come help kick-off Tony Palmeri’s re-election campaign in Oshkosh. Superintendent of Public Instruction candidate Todd Price will be there, along with Pete Karas, myself, and others. Party is at 6:30 p.m., 212 W. Parkway, Oshkosh, WI

Jan 15 (Thurs) Detroit Greens Third Thursday Meeting
7 pm at the Cynthia McKinney Office, 5922 Second, Detroit, MI

Jan 24 (Sat) Green Party of Minnesota Winter Meeting
9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. St. Paul Central High School, 275 Lexington Parkway N, St. Paul, MN
We’ll be holding workshops and forums on various green issues including Peak Oil, Universal Single Payer Health Care, Voting Rights, Acid Mining in Minnesota, Instant Runoff Voting, and more!

Jan 24 (Sat) Greater Milwaukee Green Party Annual Meeting
1 p.m., Milwaukee Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI
Featured Speaker Todd Price, candidate endorsements, coordinating council elections, more

Jan 23-25 (Fri-Sun) Green Party of Texas Planning Retreat
Contact txgreens at txgreens.org for more information

If your local or state Green Party has a meeting coming up, please let Green Party Watch know! e-mail gpw at greenpartywatch.org