Garwood/Montclair— Friday October 2 and Saturday October 3, 2020 — The Green Party of New Jersey is excited to welcome the Original Green New Dealer to the Garden State. Howie Hawkins. Howie was the first candidate to run on a fully developed Green New Deal in 2010, combining an Economic Bill of Rights that focused on jobs, income, housing, health care, and education with 100% clean energy by 2030 in order to reconstruct the economy for economic justice and climate safety. He is also one of the original Greens in the United States, having participated in the first national meeting to organize a US Green Party in St. Paul, Minnesota in August 1984. In July. he was nominated to be the 2020 Presidential candidate for the Green Party.
Meet Howie in person at a safe, socially distanced outdoor Meet & Greet in Garwood, New Jersey on Friday, October 2nd at 7 p.m. Howie will talk about his historic Left Unity campaign and his vision for tackling problems that the Democrats and the Republicans won’t touch – from re-building the economy from the economic crash brought on by the coronavirus to tackling the environmental crisis looming from climate change, Howie will talk about his Ecosocialist Green New Deal and how it presents real solutions that can’t wait.
Admission is $40, $20 for low income/students. For more information go to Howie Meet and Greet https://www.facebook.com/events/391119545214391/
Hawkins will also be a special guest at a unique event at Glenfield Park in Montclair: Growing Movements in Our Communities and Building a United Left. This event will be held on Saturday afternoon October 3rd from 10:30am to 1:00pm at Glenfield Park in Montclair. Howie Hawkins will be a keynote speaker at a gathering of activists and organizers discussing ways to build our movements and strengthen a united left. All are welcome in this important exchange of ideas. This event is hosted by the Young Ecosocialist Caucus and Sunrise Montclair.
**This event will be outdoors and participants will keep social distance and wear masks (masks will be provided if needed). We will take measures to keep everyone safe.