Schedule of Events for Media at the Green Party's 2018 Annual National Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah, July 19-22
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
Green Party of the United States
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 2, 2018
Ann Link, Co-Chair, Media Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Justin McCarthy, Co-Chair, Media Committee, email@example.com
Dee Taylor, Green Party of Utah, firstname.lastname@example.org, 801-403-0121
Media events at the Green Party's 2018 Annual National Meeting in Salt Lake City will include three press conferences with meeting organizers and candidates.
Many of the meeting events are open to the media and general public. A credentialing page for reporters, bloggers, and other members of the media interested in covering the events, including press conferences, has been posted online along with the press kit.
The meeting will feature Green Party panels, workshops, meetings of the Green National Committee (not open to the media and public), and other events. Green candidates running in 2018 and Green elected officials are expected to attend.
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.
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 state and federal candidates and two featured speakers listed below:
Carl Moore will lead a traditional indigenous 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 statewide candidates (participants TBA)
Friday, July 20, 10:00 a.m.
Press Conference with Green Party federal candidates (participants TBA)
Details for all of these events are subject to change. A follow-up advisory with updates and candidate and speaker details will be published before the meeting.
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