On Saturday night, Hawkins campaign will be joined at a special fundraiser by recently elected Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant. The Green Party is pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage similar to what Sawant successfully pushed in Seattle. The event will be at Perdition Bar NYC 692 10th Ave. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Remarks at 8pm. Joining Hawkins will be Lt. Governor candidate Brian Jones, an education reformer in NYC. Labor activist and author Stanley Aronowitz, the 2002 Green gubernatorial candidate, will also speak. RSVP here.
On Sunday June 1, Hawkins and Jones will speak at a Green Party workshop "Quid Pro Cuomo: What is to be done" at the Left Form at noon. The left in New York State is debating how to counter the conservative class agenda of Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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