July 10 – July 13
Nominated Cynthia McKinney & Rosa Clemente
Live Green, Vote Green
Over a thousand Greens from all over the world will be gathering in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday, and Friday, they will be coming together in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted. Then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday will be a morning of workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.
We are looking for volunteers in Chicago. Tasks that volunteers can help us with include:
- Community Outreach and local media help
- General help from staffing tables to assisting with signage
- Audio-Visual Technical Support
- Computer Technical Support
- Providing A/V equipment
- Bi-lingual folks to buddy with International guests
- Visitor Guides
- Hosting visiting Greens in your home
- General errand running
- Transportation of people and things
More information is available here.
Delegates traveling to Chicago for the convention have a wide array of lodgingoptions available. The Chicago public transportation system will allow them to explore the city's many distinct neighborhoods.
We encourage all delegates to register as soon as possible.