Next GreenStream broadcast: Interview on Jan. 19 with Cheri Honkala of Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The next broadcast of GreenStream, the Green Party's livestream show, will feature an interview with Cheri Honkala, founder and leader of Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign and Green Party vice-presidential nominee in 2012.
The show will air on the party's Facebook page on Friday, January 19, at 3:00 p.m. ET, 12 noon PT, and will last about a half hour.
For Immediate Release:
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Scott McLarty, Green Party Media Director, 202-904-7614, [email protected]
Edgardo Gonzalez will interview Ms. Honkala, who was the Green Party's V.P. nominee in 2012
Edgardo Gonzalez, a well-known community activist who works with civic, cultural, and political groups in the Philadelphia area, will interview Ms. Honkala. Technical producer for the show will be Craig Seeman.
Cheri Honkala was the Green Party's candidate for Pennsylvania state representative in Philadelphia's 197th District in a 2017 special election marred by numerous irregularities. Ms. Honkala is a plaintiff in a legal action targeting election fraud in her district. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed charges against an entire election board in Philadelphia for election improprieties.
Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Poor People's Campaign and Poor Peoples March, launched in 1968 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with several events in 2018 including a march to Washington, D.C., in June.
Edgardo Gonzalez is a native of Puerto Rico and has lived in Philadelphia for over 30 years. He is the board chair of Taller Puertorriqueño, the oldest and largest Latino arts and culture organization in Pennsylvania. He is a graduate from Jefferson University with a Bachelor of Science. He served as chairperson for Ms. Honkala's campaign for state representative in the 197th District.
More GreenStream broadcasts and Green Party videos can be viewed on the party's video page.
Previous GreenStream broadcasts:
November 2: Merrily Mazza, Green incumbent candidate for City Council in Lafayette, Colorado, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Andrea Mérida Cuéllar.
October 5: Jabari Brisport, Green candidate for City Council, District 35, in New York City, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Gloria Mattera.
September 20: Julie Bañuelos, Green candidate for Denver School Board, interviewed by Green Party co-chair Andrea Mérida Cuéllar
August 23: Ursula Rozum, Campaign for New York Health upstate coordinator and member of the Green Party of New York State, interviewed by New Jersey Green Party member Theo Williams on the movement to enact a Single-Payer national health care program
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