Fwd: State-wide SCGP Organizing Convention, June 22nd

Hugh Esco gpga-news@greens.org
Tue, 11 Jun 2002 00:26:03 -0400

>From: David Whiteman <davidpwhiteman@yahoo.com>
>Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2002 17:20:01 -0700 (PDT)
>Subject: [SC-GreenParty_Forum] State-wide SCGP Organizing Convention, June=
>Saturday, June 22nd, 2002
>12:00 =AD 3:00 p.m.
>2701 Heyward Street (Unitarian Fellowship Building)
>Columbia, SC
>Meet Greens from across the state and nation.  We
>expect representatives from the Georgia Green Party
>and the North Carolina Green Party, as well as the
>political director of the Green Party of the United
>At our initial meeting in December 2001, we
>established bylaws for the South Carolina Green Party
>and elected five Steering Committee members.  This
>first state-wide convention is designed to organize
>the party across the state, with time set aside for
>workshops, regional caucuses, Steering Committee
>elections, and endorsements of candidates for the 2002
>The SOUTH CAROLINA GREEN PARTY is a broad-based,
>grassroots political party committed to
>environmentalism, social justice, nonviolence, and
>grassroots democracy.  We seek to advance green values
>in South Carolina and to renew citizen democracy
>without the support of corporate donors.
>Our plans include:  (1) organizing local Green groups
>in urban and rural areas across the state; (2) working
>on community issues like toxic dumping, homelessness,
>equal rights and recycling; (3) running candidates for
>office; (4) taking positions on and working for (or
>against) important legislation; (5) challenging
>restrictive election laws; and (6) encouraging our
>members and communities to live Green lifestyles.
>DIRECTIONS:  From the State House in Columbia, drive
>south on Assembly Street or Main Street.  After four
>blocks, turn left (east) on Blossom Street and
>continue past stoplights at Pickens Street and Saluda
>Avenue.  Turn right (south) on Harden Street.  Drive
>five blocks until the stop light at Heyward Street.
>Turn left (east) on Heyward and continue to the  first
>stoplight at Woodrow Street.  The Unitarian Fellowship
>Building is at the northeast corner of Heyward and
>Woodrow Streets.
>For more information, e-mail SCGreenParty@yahoo.com
>David Whiteman
>SC Green Party