“The Green Party of New Jersey Invites Everyone To Attend Its Online 2021 Annual Convention This Sunday May 2nd”
For Immediate Release For Immediate Release
The Green Party of New Jersey welcomes all of its registered Greens, dues-paying members, members of the press and those disenfranchised by the two-party system to attend its virtual 2021 Annual Convention via Zoom this Sunday, May 2nd, from 1:00-4:30pm. The “public session” is for everyone and will feature a keynote speaker, a panel and introductions by 2021 candidates. To attend you must register through this Zoom link:
GPNJ will welcome as keynote speaker Angela Walker, the Green Party U.S. 2020 Vice Presidential Candidate. She will speak about her community activism, reasons for running for higher office, and the recent campaign with Howie Hawkins for President during the pandemic. Her work continues and has shifted to help grow power outside the two-party system with the “Green Socialist Organizing Project.”
GPNJ also will feature a presentation from its Young EcoSocialists Caucus (YES Caucus) “Young Voices for a Green Tomorrow.” Matthew Skolar will moderate and feature panelists Chloe Alce, Alison Fajardo, Justin Roig and Anthony Samaniego.
Then, recently announced 2021 candidates for office will speak: Madelyn Hoffman and Heather Warburton for Governor and Lieutenant Governor. Barry Bendar for Ocean County Commissioner and Craig Cayetano–Cayetano4council for Hawthorne Town Council.
After candidate introductions, GPNJ will end the public portion and begin the “executive session” for registered and dues paying Green Party of NJ members. This will be the start of official Green Party of NJ business with officer elections, national delegate selections, committee and caucus recaps with breakout sessions and voting on potential bylaw amendments. The full convention agenda with potential bylaw amendments is posted on its website: https://www.gpnj.org/gpnjwp/2021-annual-convention/
The Green Party of NJ’s registered voters have reached 11,692 as of April 1st and nearly quadrupled since 2017! GPNJ welcomes you to join and participate as it grows, and works to build its reach and membership throughout 2021. You can find links to support Hoffman For Governor’s Gubernatorial Petition, Party Affiliation Form or to become a dues paying member here: https://linktr.ee/greenpartyofnj
We thank you for your continued support and hope to see you Sunday, May 2nd!