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

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org
Wayne Turner, co-chair of the Green Party's Annual National Meeting Committee, 919-491-3186, build4green@nc.rr.com


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

Media credentialing page: http://www.gp.org/forms/media
Media Kit: http://www.gp.org/committees/media/kit.shtml
Journalists are encouraged to register ahead of time, but media registration will also take place on-site.

Slogan for the Green Party meeting: "Another US is possible, another party is necessary"
The slogan is similar to the motto of the US Social Forum, "Another world is possible." The US Social Forum's meeting in Detroit, from June 22 to 26, overlaps with the Green Party meeting. More information: http://www.ussf2010.org

Online live-streaming will broadcast the press conferences and many other events at the meeting. Visit the Green Party's Livestream Channel: http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus


MEDIA EVENTS

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

Thursday, June 24, 4 pm, Room 261A
Press conference: Welcome to the 2010 GP Annual National Meeting
Green Party Steering Committee members, Detroit and Michigan Green leaders
Rosa Clemente, 2008 Green vice-presidential nominee

Friday, June 25, 9 am, Room 277
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, Room 277
Press conference: Green candidates for local & state office
Yusef Shakur, for Wayne County Commissioner, Michigan
Derek Grigsby, for State Representative, Michigan, District 7
Laura Wells, for Governor of California
Other candidates to be introduced

Other events

Thursday, June 24, 1-5 pm
Progressive Strategy Dialogue at the United States Social Forum (http://www.ussf2010.org): panel featuring many Green leaders & candidates
Location: Cobo Hall, room W2-67
Sponsors: Independent Progressive Politics Network, Green Party of the United States, League of Revolutionaries for a New America, Progressive Democrats of America and the Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy (POCLAD)
http://www.gp.org/press/pr-national.php?ID=327

Friday, 6:30-8:30 pm
Green Mixer with the Detroit Greens, with candidate speeches
Location: Living Room of The Residential Towers Suites (first floor), 655 West Kirby

Saturday, June 26, 7:30-8:30 pm
Health Care Panel with Margaret Flowers, Kevin Zeese, and others TBA
Location: International Institute, 111 East Kirby Street


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

The Green Party's 2010 Annual National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, June 24-27 http://greenpartymeeting2010.wordpress.com
Media credentialing page: http://www.gp.org/forms/media
More information: 1-866-41-GREEN, office@gp.org

Green Pages: The official publication of record of the Green Party of the United States
http://gp.org/greenpages-blog


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