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Reminder: N. Brooklyn MeetUp Tonight 7pm
GPBK Local 134 meets every last Tuesday of the month, 7pm at All Saints Catholic Church — 115 Throop Ave @ Thorton. J/M Train to Flushing Avenue or L train to Montrose. See you tonight!
Kick Off Our Spring Events Season This Weekend With May Day
Sat, May 1, Noon – March for Workers and Immigrants Rights
The Green Party will be marching with The May 1st Coalition for Worker and Immigrant Rights. We will rally at Union Square at noon and march down Broadway to Wall Street.
Sun, May 2, 2PM – Disarm Now! For Peace and Human Needs
The Green Party joins all those rallying to say to the world and the leaders who are coming to the UN for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: * We want a Nuclear Free Future! * Fund Human Needs, Not War! * End the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan! * Protect the planet instead of destroying it with war and nuclear proliferation!
The day starts with a rally near the United Nations at 2PM. More info: http://srv.ezinedirector.net/?n=3699973&s=97543630
Forum: What Kind Of World Do We Want To Live In?
Friday, May 7, 6:30 PM
The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn
Suggested donation $10, $5 students/seniors – no one turned away.
Featured Speaker: Joel Kovel
Educator, activist, Green Party candidate for senator and president, author of: The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or The End of the World? and Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel-Palestine.
Followed by Q & A and discussion.
Directions: 388 Atlantic is between Bond and Hoyt Sts, near the Atlantic Ave train station.
Spring Clothing Swap
Sat, May 22 11AM-3PM
All Saints Catholic Church
115 Throop Avenue, Williamsburg/Bushwick
Clean out your closet…Shop in our closet…And keep clothes out of landfills. Bring your clean and usable women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing to the swap. Anything left over will be donated to charity. Brought to you by Greener Gotham Events.
Directions: Near intersection of Broadway and Flushing. J/M train to Flushing Ave or G train to Lorimer St.
Virtual Phone Bank:
Fundraising for 2010 Elections
Sunday, May 23 Evening
Join Greens from around New York State as we make phone calls from wherever we are, to Greens and Green supporters to raise money for our 2010 candidates (who will be named at the May 15 Green Party of New York State convention). Some small groups will gather at peoples’ homes, and all will be joined via live chat and the web.