Green Party Annual National Meeting

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:

Green Party stream National Meeting

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

http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Contacts:

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

<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
anniversary.

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.

More info at *http://www.ncgreenparty.org/2009-ANM%20FORUM.html* and *
http://www.gp.org/campaigns/health/single-payer/*

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

More info at http://www.ncgreenparty.org/2009-ANM%20GREEN%20EVENING.html

MORE INFORMATION

Green Party of the United States http://www.gp.org

202-319-7191, 866-41GREEN

Green candidate database and campaign information:

http://www.gp.org/elections.shtml

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:
http://www.gp.org/committees/intl

The official publication of record of the Green Party of the United States

http://gp.org/greenpages-blog

 

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