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Plan a "Road to the White House" Green House Party, Sunday, September 7, 2008

Well, the broadcasting of this show was delayed a week, but the show itself is now available at:
http://www.c-spanarchives.org/library/media/player.php?pid=281098-2&width=365&height=340&

We are now exploring opportunities to show a recording of this show publicly. Watch this space for details as they develop.

Friends,

Today, Cynthia McKinney was in the DC C-SPAN studio taping a half-hour interview for Road to the White House, which is scheduled to air on Sunday, September 7 at 6:30 pm EST and again at 9:30 pm EST that same night.

Second Meeting of GGP's 2008-2009 Coordinating Council is Announced

This posting serves as notice to all Georgia Green Party members and supporters that the Coordinating Council of the GGP will meet no sooner than 26Aug08 (two weeks from today, 12Aug08) to consider the proposal published today as "IDB 08-1:03" (which means "Internal Discussion Bulletin volume 8, issue 1, part 3").

For more information, click the "Contacts" link at the left, and ask clerk Harry Rezzemini or any of the other officers.

Help Put McKinney-Clemente on 2008 Alabama Ballot!

Please write to Hugh with your name and phone number to join Greens from Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida who are being invited to help us put Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente on the Alabama ballot. If only twenty of us, five car loads, could make the trip across the border for two weekends at churches, festivals and fairs, the deed would be done. Our filing deadline is September 8th, 2008, still a month away.

Green Party Presidential Candidates in live debate

All 4 Presidential candidates for the GP nomination were in a live debate tonight on internet radio. You can listen to the archive here. They did great. The show is a little over 90 minutes so share with family and friends.


blogtalkradio.com/millerpolitics

GA-Greens Plan Strategy Meeting Saturday, 21June08 in Atlanta

To build on the work of its 2008 state convention, the Georgia Green Party plans a strategy session on Saturday, 21June08, at the "Spring4th Center" in Midtown, 728 Spring Street NW, zip code 30308. Discussions will commence over lunch at noon.

  • The Spring4th Center faces Spring Street just south of 4th Street & the Arby's restaurant at 4th & Spring.
  • Parking options include: the designated spaces in the Arby's lot; spaces behind the building (accessed from 5th Street); and area onstreet parking such as on 4th and West Peachtree Streets.

In a morning session, members of the Coordinating Council whose terms continue through 1July08 will meet with retiring Council members as well as newly elected members. Per the Party's by-laws, the Council will choose its officers (Co-Chairs, Treasurer, and Secretary) for terms beginning 1July08.

The Council plans to host a light lunch for folks arriving to participate in the afternoon sessions. An agenda is being developed to organize discussion topics around reviving dormant committees to perform basic Party functions.

Georgia Greens to Participate in Malcolm X Festival Sat., 24May08

Members of the Georgia Green Party are planning to participate in the 19th Annual Malcolm X Festival celebrating the 83rd birthday of slain civil-rights pioneer Malcolm X Omowale Shabazz, as co-organized by the Atlanta chapter of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement (mxgm.org) and the Community Aid Development Corporation (cadnational.org). The event will take place Saturday, 24May08, in West End Park, located at 1111 Oak St. SW, Atlanta, 30310. Georgia Greens hope to arrange a table from which to educate festival attendees about the Party and the McKinney campaign. Thano Paris (404-840-3441), a GGP coordinating council member and the incoming co-chair of the DeKalb County Green Party, is facilitating GGP's participation in this event. The main website for the festival is http://www.malcolmxfestival.com and lists performers and program highlights.

GA Greens will host NC Green & Reconstruction Party Activist 18May08

The Georgia Green Party will host a roundtable discussion with Theresa El Amin, an activist with both the North Carolina Green Party and the Reconstruction Party, on Sunday, 18May08, at 4:00 p.m. at Mojo Pizza, 657 East Lake Drive, Decatur, GA 30030. For more information, contact DeKalb County Green Party incoming co-chair Thano Paris at 404-840-3441.

Georgia Green Party Announces Presidential Preference Ballot Results

The Georgia Green Party held its 13th Annual Meeting and 2008 Nominating Convention on the afternoon of Saturday, May 3, at Georgia State University. Delegates were in attendance from six jurisdictions: Fulton, DeKalb, Heard, Richmond, and Athens-Clarke Counties as well as the Campus Greens affiliate at the University of Georgia. In addition to reviewing reports of state- and county-level activities from the past year, electing Party leadership and conducting the Party's 2008 presidential preference ballot were chief items of business. The ballot allocated a majority of Georgia's delegates to former Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in her bid to become the presidential nominee of the Green Party of the United States (GPUS, www.gp.org).

Urgent Notice - Venue Change for GGP 2008 Nominating Convention

The GGP 2008 Nominating Convention has been moved to the Urban Life Building 100, Room 107, on the Georgia State Campus, located at 140 Decatur Street. SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303. The Urban Life Building, where the 2005 Convention was held, is on the same city block and is connected to the Student Center. Credentialing will still begin at 12 Noon, with the Convention commencing at 12:30 PM.

Save the Date - GGP 2008 Nominating Convention

The Georgia Green Party Annual Nominating Convention will take place on
Saturday, May 3, 2008, between 12:30-6 PM at

Georgia State University Student Center, 2nd floor
Dalton Suite—Room 260
44 Courtland St, Atlanta, GA 30303
(2 Blocks from MARTA and $3 daily parking)

Proposed Agenda
12:00 – 12:30 Student Center opens, set-up for convention, unorganized counties caucus
12:30 – 12:45 Call to order by the convener.

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