This year’s Green Party Annual National Meeting is being held in Durham, North Carolina July 23-26.
For the first time ever, there will be live stream from the meeting. To access it, just click:
Activities will include a panel on Single Payer Health Care, screening of a film on mountain top removal, and an address by Cynthia McKinney, 2008 Presidential Candidate. Below is the press release:
GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene at gp.org
Theresa El-Amin, North Carolina Green Party, 919-824-0659,
teagreenparty at aol.com
Hillary Kane, Green Party Annual Meeting Committee, 267-971-3559,
hillarya at upenn.edu
The Green Party’s 2009 national meeting begins Thursday, July 23 in Durham, NC.
WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party’s 2009 Annual National Meeting in Durham, North Carolina, will feature an address from former US Representative and 2008 Green presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney to the Green Party plenary, a forum on health care reform, and a screening of the new movie “Coal Country” among several events to which reporters, bloggers, and photographers are invited.
The Green Party meeting will take place Thursday, July 23, through Sunday, July 26, on the campus of North Carolina Central University (NCCU) in Durham. NCCU, the one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts institutionsfounded for African Americans, is celebrating its 100-year
National meeting web page: http://www.ncgreenparty.org/2009-ANM.html
Media credentialing page: http://www.gp.org/forms/media
Media check-in at Miller Morgan Auditorium on the North Carolina Central University Campus. The building is located on Nelson Street, and is accessible from Fayetteville Street.
PRESS EVENT SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Miller Morgan Auditorium
THURSDAY, JULY 23
4 pm: Introduction to the Green Party’s national meeting by Green Party officials
FRIDAY, JULY 24
9 am: News conference featuring elected Greens
11 am: News conference featuring Green candidates
3:30-4:30 pm: Public Forum on single-payer health care. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Forum presenters will be available to reporters at 3:00 pm for interviews.
6:30-8:30 pm: Screening of the documentary “Coal Country,” on mountain top coal removal and the coal industry, introduced by Jesse Johnson, 2008 Green Party candidate for nomination for president and for governor of West Virginia. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
SATURDAY, JULY 25
3:30-4:30 pm: Ms. McKinney addresses the Green Party plenary OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
8:30-10:30 pm: Fundraiser for the North Carolina Green Party at Marvell Event Center, 119 W Main Street, Durham OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Green Party of the United States http://www.gp.org
Green candidate database and campaign information:
Green Party News Center http://www.gp.org/newscenter.shtml
Green Party Speakers Bureau http://www.gp.org/speakers
Green Party ballot access page http://www.gp.org/2008-elections
International Committee of the Green Party:
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