Green Organizing Conference (fwd)

rosaphil (
Wed, 12 May 1999 16:37:22 -0400 (EDT)

a good time to be had by all. worth going ifn' ya'd like to unseat those
insurgent do-nothings in albany, washington, city hall and elsewheres.

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Subject: Green Organizing Conference 

The Green Party of New York State is sponsoring the Green Organizing
Conference, a panel and 9 skills-building workshops for Green activists in
the New York City area, on Sunday, June 13th in NYC from 9 AM to 3 PM. The
workshop will take place at the Brecht Forum, 122 W. 27th St., 10th Flr.
(This is near the 28th St. stop on the 1/9 line or the N/R line). The cost
is $10 per person in advance, $15 at the door.  It is open to Greens and
non-Greens.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.  Healthy
refreshments provided.  While other progressive individuals are welcomed
and the work of other groups will be discussed, the workshops will focus
on building the Green movement.

You can register by sending a check or money order made out to the "New
York State Greens" to Gary Sandman, 25-26 18th St., Apt. 1F, Astoria NY
11102-3521 or on the web at

Schedule is as follows:

9-10 AM   Registration

10-11 AM  Panel on activism

11-Noon   Running an Electoral Campaign by Mark Dunlea, 1998 GPNYS State
               Campaign Manager
          Facilitating by David Levner, Queens Greens Secretary
          Green History & Theory by Howie Hawkins, 1998 GPNYS State
               Comptroller candidate

Noon      Lunch (Bag or Go Out)

1-2 PM    Campaign Finance by David Levner
          Planning Demonstration & Civil Disobedience by Bre Rieber, War
               Resisters League, Physicians for Social Responsibility
          Publicity by Ken Weiss, Westchester Greens 

2-3       Fundraising by Bre Rieber
          Communicating with People on Issues, Julia Willebrand, 1998
               GPNYS candidate for State Senate, District 30
          Working with the State Legislature & Budget by Mark Dunlea

(Organizational affiliations for identification purposes only.)

The NYS Greens / Green Party of NYS is New York's newest political party. The 
Greens are committed to ecology, grassroots democracy, nonviolence and social 
and economic justice.