Media Alert: Green Party of the U.S. Annual National Meeting
Updated Schedule of Events for Media at the Green Party's 2019 Annual National Meeting in Salem, Massachusetts, July 25-28
Media events at the Green Party's 2019 Annual National Meeting in Salem will include three press conferences with meeting organizers and candidates, and a forum for 2020 candidates seeking the Green Party presidential nomination. Interviews with Green candidates, officeholders and some of the guests can also be arranged.
Holly Hart, [email protected], 202-804-2758
Craig Seeman, [email protected], 202-804-2758
Darlene Elias, Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts, [email protected]
Tamar Yager, Green Party National Meeting Committee, [email protected]
Thursday, July 25, to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Salem State University Central Campus
352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970
Draft schedule: https://salem.gp.org/agenda/
Media Credentials: https://www.gp.org/2019_anm_media_credentials
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, will be posted online.
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 2019 and 2020 and Green elected officials are expected to attend.
Schedule of Press Events
Thursday, July 25
4 p.m. Press Conference about the Green Party's 2019 Annual National Meeting with party officials and meeting organizers and introduction of Green-Rainbow Party of Massachusetts candidates.
7:30 p.m. Opening featuring Dr. Toussaint Losier, on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, whose subject areas include African American History, Black Politics, Criminal Justice policy, and transnational social movements
Friday, July 26
9 a.m. Press Conference with Green Party statewide candidates. (participants TBA)
10:30 a.m. Press Conference with Green Party federal candidates. (participants TBA)
6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Amy Tyler, Global Greens Executive Secretary
7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Green Presidential Candidates Forum
Saturday, July 27
Film: Colonization is Extinction, Organization for Culture of Hispanic Origins. The film examines the current state of Puerto Rico, its current economic crisis, how colonialism has crippled the island. Film-makers and speakers Gualterio and Jessica Alomar will be present and available for interviews through most of the weekend. Mr. Alovar was recently nominated for th BLFC’s award for Producer-Non Fiction
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Fundraising Event featuring standup comic Lee Camp - head writer and host of the national TV show Redacted Tonight, and web series “Moment of Clarity.” George Carlin’s daughter Kelly said he’s one of the few comics keeping her father’s torch lit.