[mgj-discuss] Peter Camejo to speak on "Green Rising" in CA
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Wed Mar 24 09:08:38 EST 2004
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> GREEN CANDIDATE PETER CAMEJO TO SPEAK ON 'THE
> GREEN RISING' IN WASHINGTON, D.C., SUNDAY, MARCH
> WHAT: Peter Miguel Camejo, 2003 California
> gubernatorial candidate and 2004 candidate for
> the national Green nomination, will speak on 'The
> Green Rising in California: Electoral
> Alternatives for Progressives in 04'
> WHEN: Sunday, March 28, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
> WHERE: The University of the District of
> Columbia, Building 38, in the UDC Lounge on the
> second floor (Van Ness/UDC Metro Stop on the Red
> WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Peter Miguel Camejo, on state
> ballots for the 2004 Green presidential
> nomination, will make a public appearance in
> Washington, D.C. on Sunday, March 28, at the
> University of the District of Columbia.
> The event is part of of Mr. Camejo's tour of
> eastern U.S. cities to speak on 'The Green Rising
> in California: Electoral Alternatives for
> Progressives in '04.'
> Mr. Camejo, who came in third in 2002 and fourth
> in the 2003 election for Governor of California,
> will present evidence of the Green Partys
> strength in California, such as his campaigns
> breakthrough in the televised debates for the
> Governors race, the strong showing (47%) by
> Green candidate Matt Gonzalez in the 2003 mayoral
> race in San Francisco, and polls showing that
> Green Party voters are 2-to-1 people of color.
> Mr. Camejo will also address the complex issues
> around the presidential election. He will
> advocate a strong, unapologetic Green Party
> campaign, which he believes is the best way to
> promote effective opposition to George W. Bushs
> policies and the dominance of the two-party
> system. Mr. Camejo and others have recently
> formed the Avocado Education Project, a nonprofit
> designed to provide a forum for the debate in the
> U.S. on the issue of multi-party democracy.
> Peter Camejo won 99 of 132 Green Party state
> delegates in the California primaries on Super
> Tuesday (March 9), garnering 75.4 percent of the
> vote. The National Nominiting Convention of the
> Green Party of the United States, titled 'Forward
> 2004!', will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
> June 23-28.
> Joining Mr. Camejo will be Jesse Hagopian of the
> International Socialist Organization and
> Washington Teachers Union (noted here for
> identification purposes only), and three D.C.
> Statehood Green Party candidates: Arturo
> Griffiths, running for the At-Large seat on D.C.
> City Council; Michele Tingling-Clemmons, running
> for the Ward 7 Council seat; and Adam Eidinger,
> running for D.C. Shadow U.S. Senator.
> The event, which is free and open to the public,
> is sponsored by the Avocado Educational Project
> and the International Socialist Organization.
> MORE INFORMATION
> The D.C. Statehood Green Party
> Avocado Education Project
> International Socialist Organization
> Forward 2004! Green Party Presidential Convention
> & Candidates
> Media credentialing for the convention
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