The Green Party of the United States has posted its final schedule of events open to media during the party’s 2018 Annual National Meeting at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City from July 19 to 22. The schedule is appended below. Former presidential candidates Jill Stein and David Cobb will be attending along with Green Party candidates running in 2018.
The events include a Thursday afternoon opening press conference and evening opening ceremony and two candidate press conferences on Friday morning.
The Green Party’s meeting will take place on the Peterson Heritage Center at the University of Utah. Many of the meeting events are open to the media and general public.
The meeting will feature Green Party workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee (not open to the media and public), and other events.
The opening ceremony on Thursday evening will feature Carl Moore of PANDOS and SLC Air Protectors and Chase Iron Eyes, an American Indian activist, attorney, politician, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
WHEN: Thursday, July 19, to Sunday, July 22, 2018
WHERE: Press conferences will be held in Room 1A at the University of Utah Peterson Heritage Center, 151 Connor Road, Salt Lake City. The opening ceremony Thursday evening will be held at the Post Theater, 245 South Fort Douglas Blvd., Salt Lake City
PRESS CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (details further below):
Thursday, July 19 at 4 p.m. – party officials, meeting organizers and Utah candidates
Friday, July 20 at 9 a.m. – state and local candidates
Friday, July 21 at 10 a.m. – federal candidates
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2018 Annual Meeting Web site: (https://slc.gp.org/)
Media Credentialing: (http://www.gp.org/media_credentials_application)
Press Kit: (http://www.gp.org/media_introduction)
Workshop Schedule: (https://slc.gp.org/workshops/)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR THE MEDIA
Thursday, July 19, 4:00 p.m.
Press Conference about the Green Party’s 2018 Annual National Meeting with party officials and meeting organizers and introduction of Utah Green Party candidates
Thursday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony: Introduction of Green Party local, state and federal candidates and two featured speakers listed below:
Carl Moore will lead a traditional indigenous ceremony (no recording during ceremony) to welcome the participants to and honor the land upon which the event is being held. Moore is the Co-founder and Chair of PANDOS (Peaceful Advocates for Native Dialogue and Organizing Support) and SLC Air Protectors. PANDOS advocates for human dignity and Native sovereignty by educating the public. SLC Air Protectors advocate for responsible air stewardship through personal life choices and communal sovereignty. Carl is a believer in the real connectivity between all life, the Earth and our environment.
Chase Iron Eyes, a featured speaker, is an American Indian activist, attorney, politician, and a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He is facing possible prison time for the charges waged against him for his actions at Standing Rock and he has refused a plea bargain. Chase is refusing to surrender in the epic battle for climate, human rights and democracy at Standing Rock.
Friday, July 20, 9:00 a.m.
PRESS CONFERENCE WITH GREEN PARTY LOCAL AND STATEWIDE CANDIDATES
Aaron Camacho, Wisconsin State Senate, District 31 https://www.camachoforwistatesenate.com
Constance Gadell Newton, Governor of Ohio http://www.constanceforohio.org
Dr. Brett Joseph, Lt. Governor of Ohio
Brendan Phillips, Tooele County Commissioner (Utah)
Matt Styles, Utah State House, District 61
Abrian Velarde, Utah State Senate, District 12 https://abrianvelarde.nationbuilder.com
Friday, July 20, 10:00 a.m.
PRESS CONFERENCE WITH GREEN PARTY FEDERAL CANDIDATES
Dr. Rodolfo Cortes Barragan, U.S. House of Representatives, District 40 (Los Angeles) https://www.rodolfoforcongress.com/
Jo Crain, U.S. Senate from Missouri https://www.missourigreenparty.org/jo_crain_for_US_Senate
Adam Davis, U.S. House of Representatives, District 1 (Utah) https://www.davisforutah.com
Angelica Duenas, U.S. House of Representatives, District 29 (Los Angeles) (not on ballot) https://www.angelica4congress.com/
Madelyn Hoffman, U.S. Senate from New Jersey (against incumbent Senator Menendez) https://www.hoffmanforus.com
Kenneth Mejia, U.S. House of Representatives, District 34 (Los Angeles) https://www.mejia4congress.com/
Diane Moxley, U.S. House of Representatives, District 7 (New Jersey) https://www.moxleyforus.com
Details for all of these events are subject to change.
Green Party of the United States
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2018
Ann Link, Co-Chair, Media Committee, email@example.com
Justin McCarthy, Co-Chair, Media Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dee Taylor, Green Party of Utah, email@example.com, 801-403-012