Media Advisory: Jill Stein to visit Capital Region of NY

Dr Jill Stein will make a number of appearances this weekend in the Capital Region of New York. She will be a guest on Democracy Now! on Thursday morning.

Jill Stein – Green for President

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release:
June 9, 2016

Gloria Mattera, Campaign Manager
David Doonan, Communications Coordinator, 518-265-4030,

Thursday June 9
Ft Edward and Glens Falls, New York

Local Contact: Matt Funiciello, 518-793-0075

WHO: Jill Stein, presumptive presidential candidate for the Green Party of the United States

WHAT: Rally for People Over Profit

WHEN: 3:00 PM

WHERE: Closed General Electric Plant, 381 Broadway, Ft Edward New York

WHY: Join Dr. Jill Stein for a rally at the recently closed General Electric Co. plant in Fort Edward, and help her support the effort to empower the workers of our area and let corporate America know that it’s time to support people over profit! Local Green Party candidates Matt Funiciello, in the 21st Congressional District; Steve Ruzbacki, in the 45th state Senate district; and Robin Barkenhagen, in the 114th state Assembly District, also will speak.

WHAT: Fundraiser Buffet Dinner for Jill Stein

WHEN: 5:00 – 6:30 PM

WHERE: Rock Hill Bakehouse Cafe, 19 Exchange Street, Glens Falls, New York

WHY: Join the Warren County Green Party and Dr. Jill Stein at Rock Hill Bakehouse Cafe in Glens Falls for a fundraiser buffet dinner to support Dr. Stein’s campaign! Come enjoy some delicious food and good company and support Dr. Stein’s candidacy. Vegan dining options will be available courtesy of Black Diamond Catering. Tickets (available at Rock Hill Bakehouse Cafe or at 42° on Park Street, or online) are $75 and include dinner and admission to the speaking event at The Gold Shade Restaurant afterward.

WHAT: Meet & Greet Fundraiser

WHEN: 7:00-9:00 PM

WHERE: Gold Shade Restaurant,

WHY: Come out and hear Dr. Jill Stein speak about her candidacy, her platform and why she should be the next President of the United States. Also speaking will be several leaders within the Green Party of New York, as well as local candidates for state and federal office.

Friday June 10
Troy, New York

WHAT: James Connolly Forum on the Presidential Election

WHEN: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

WHERE: Oakwood Community Center, 313 10th Street, Troy New York

WHY: The Future of Left Electoral Politics. Join Jill Stein for a panel discussion on the topic “After the Primaries: Electoral Politics and the Left, Where do we go from here?” with Bhaskar Sunkara, Editor of Jacobin Magazine, and Ashley Smith of the International Socialist Organization. Sponsored by The James Connolly Forum and Co-Sponsored by The Hampton Institute, Upper Hudson Green Party, and Media Alliance.

Saturday June 11
Troy, New York

WHAT: 2016 State Convention of the Green Party of New York

WHEN: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

WHERE: Oakwood Community Center, 313 10th Street, Troy New York

WHY: Join Jill Stein and New York Greens for a groundbreaking state nominating convention! Enrolled Green Party members will be able to vote for their preferred presidential candidate for the Green Party nomination at our national convention in Houston, TX (August 4-7). We’ll also vote on a renewed 2016 state platform and choose delegates to appear at the national convention.

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