Three upcoming Green Party of Philadelphia events

The Green Party of Philadelphia has three events in the next two weeks.  First, they will be demonstrating against fracking on Earth Day.  Next, they will be holding a monthly meeting.  Finally, on May Day they will be having a community celebration.  More details below.

Earth Day demonstration at the local Department of Environmental Protection:

Citizens opposed to gas drilling will hold an Earth Day Demonstration Against Fracking, at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, outside the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) office, Two Main Street in Norristown, PA.

The Earth Day demonstration is part of a series of events at DEP regional offices around the Commonwealth. The demands of the demonstration are: “Ban Fracking,” “Protect our Water,” “Protect our Environment,” “No Nukes” and “Clean Energy (wind & solar) NOW.”

This demonstration was called by the Green Party of Philadelphia,, and it has been endorsed by Brandywine Peace Community, BuxMont Coalition for Peace Action, Citizens for Clean Water and the Green Party of Delaware County.

For more information about the Green Party, please telephone 215-243-7103 or email For more information on gas fracking, please visit the Green Party of Pennsylvania’s page on the issue at

At the general membership meeting on the 28th, the party will consider endorsing candidates for city council seats and mayor (there is already a Green candidate for Philadelphia Sheriff):

Green Party Of Phila. General Membership Meeting, 4/28/2011, 7:00 pm (open to public)Date: Thursday April 28, 2011

Time: 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Next reminder: The next reminder for this event will be sent in 7 days, 4 minutes.

Location: Calvary Community Center, Samaritan Room, 2nd Floor

Street: 4740 Baltimore Ave., 48th Street entrance, in West Phila

City State Zip: Phila., PA

Notes: Proposed agenda includes nomination of candidates seeking election in City Council (Districts 1 and 8) and perhaps a challenger to Mayor Nutter for Mayor. Please come out to meet potential candidates, listen to their platforms, and decide if they should run for public office.

That candidate for Sheriff, Cheri Honkala, will be one of the speakers at the May Day rally:
SPEAKERS **** MUSIC **** ENTERTAINMENT **** KIDS STUFF **** BBQ **** PICNIC ****Join us to celebrate May Day, a day that is celebrated globally to honor all workers including those who were killed in the Haymarket Riot during the struggle for the 8-hour day. Sponsored by: The PA Labor History Society and PhilaPOSH.

Endorsed by: The Green Party of Phila.

One of the speakers will be Cheri Honkala, Green Party candidate for Sheriff of Phila. Admission is free!

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  1. Ross Levin Post author

    And here’s a fourth!

    Thursday, May 5 · 6:30pm – 8:30pm

    First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia
    2125 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Created By
    Green Party of Philadelphia

    More Info
    Come here David Cobb speak about the Move to Amend campaign, which seeks to amend the Constitution to abolish corporate personhood.

    Learn more at

    Cobb was the 2004 Green Party presidential candidate. Green Party Sheriff Candidate Cheri Honkala will also speak.

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