Green Party of California: 1990 to the present, Celebrate Green History • Look Ahead

Green Party of California: 1990 to the present

Celebrate Green History • Look Ahead

February 6th, 2010 • 12pm to 9pm • Berkeley

• 20 Years Anniversary of Founding of GPCA on February 4th, 1990
• 25 years since Charlene Spretnak's "Green Politics: the Global Promise"

Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar Street, at Bonita Avenue
Site of the East Bay Green Alliance founding meeting in 1985 - the first CA Green local

Daytime: Workshop/Strategy/Press Conference

Noon: Socializing, bring your Green Party signs, banners, literature for display

• 1:00 pm: Greening California 2010 Election Strategy/Media Open Session, featuring
- present & past GPCA candidates for Statewide Constitutional Office
- 2010 GPCA candidates for State Legislative Office
- present & past California Green Officeholders
- media training
- ballot measures

• 3:30pm: Press Conference

Nightime: History/Party/Dinner/Story Telling/See old friends, make new ones

• 4:30pm: Panels/discussions/recollections/videos of GPCA History, including
- the pre-party years, 1985-1990
- founding and qualification ballot drive of the Green Party of California
- early statewide candidacies
- Green city council majorities in Arcata and Sebastopol
- Charlene Spretnak video interview, call-in
- share your own stories

Confirmed participants from the party's early days currently include Sara Amir, Barbara Blong, Hank Chapot, Regina Endrizzi, Mike Feinstein, Margaret Garcia, Dan Hamburg, Joe Louis Hoffman, Greg Jan, Mitra and others

• 7:00pm: Vegetarian dinner

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Sponsored by the Green Party of California's Campaigns & Candidates Working Group and co-hosted by the Green Party of Alameda County