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Howie Hawkins & Jill Stein to Speak at RIT
For immediate release: October 3, 2018
Rochester - Howie Hawkins, Green Party candidate for Governor, and Jill Stein, the Green Party's presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016 will speak at Rochester Institute of Technology. The talk will be in the Chester F Carlson Center for Imaging Sciences Building, Room CAR 1125 on Saturday, October 6th, at 11am. Mark Dunlea, Green Party Comptroller candidate will also speak.
The event is being sponsored by the RIT Chapter of the Rochester International Socialist Organization.
Howie Hawkins received 5% of the vote as the Green Party's gubernatorial candidate in 2014. Hawkins is running on a platform calling for a Green New Deal: living wage public jobs for all, a transition to a 100% renewable energy economy by 2030, single-payer universal healthcare, legalized marijuana, full public campaign financing, and increasing state sharing payments to municipalities.
Among other issues, Mark Dunlea is calling for New York State to completely divest from fossil fuels. He is the former Executive Director of Hunger Action Network of New York State.
Jill Stein was the Green Party’s candidate for President in 2012 and 2016 and will be focusing on the role of third parties today and in the future.
The event is free and open to the public and ASL Interpreting will be provided.
What: Hawkins & Dunlea talk with Jill Stein
When: Saturday, 10/6
Where: RIT - Chester F Carlson Center for Imaging Sciences Building, Room CAR 1125
Time: 11am – 12:30pm