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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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North Carolina students start College Greens chapter at Elon University

From Kevin Monahan at The Pendulum of Elon University, “Elon University junior hopes to bring green ideas to campus”:

An Elon University junior is proposing an on-campus chapter of the Green Party and has begun the process to have it officially approved by the school.

Drayton Aldridge created a Facebook group, “Elon Campus Greens,” to gauge and generate student interest in a campus chapter of the Green Party. The page outlines his goals for the group and has gained 48 members in a little less than a month. In the page’s information section, he pledges the group will “work to elect Green Party candidates and help Green candidates achieve ballot access.”

In addition to creating the Facebook group, Aldridge has met with Wayne Turner, co-chair of the North Carolina Green Party, who he says is excited about the prospect of college chapters. Continue Reading