Thank you to everyone who made December 29th’s New Jersey Activists’ Whine and Cheese Luncheon a success! Check out some photos from the event below!
AM WORKSHOPPE – 8am to 11:30 am
For Green Council & Executive Committee:
A round table charette to discuss Bylaws, an Ad Hoc Master-Task Committee, Assessment and Evaluation of Resources, Objectives, Strategies, and Tactics
(working) Activist Leadership Luncheon with Invited Guests
including Political & Issue Activist Leadership w/complimentary sandwiches and beverages
8 literature tables available
Whine and Cheese Networking Social
2:30 pm – ????
NJ Activists of all political stripes and issues are invited to attend this informal networking social. Enjoy complimentary beverages and hors d’oeuvres
please RSVP and indicate which issues are most important to you.
Please indicate if you are affiliated with, or representing a particular advocacy, or political group, and if you intend to bring guests, or table literature for this important, albeit casual, event.
The purpose for the Luncheon & Social to follow is to identify common ground, common goals, and possible Coalition on the most
important issues We, The, People face.
If you or your group is interested in sponsorship (lit table), participating in workshoppe sessions (healthcare, housing, environment, economy, peace, education, civil rights, labor, etc.) or simply enjoying in a ”whine and cheese” social hour or two,and you agree with the 10 Key Values of the Greens, please contact us to reserve your seats.
No fees, but contributions are always welcome!
The Green Party of Monmouth County offers its condolences to the family of Sabrina Seelig. It is only through transparency, education, and advocacy we can stop these horror stories from occurring in our nonprofit hospitals. We support full investigations to bring about change and encourage Lynn Petrovich’s ongoing, tenacious, and thorough examination of our non-profit hospitals’ patient “care” practices. Wyckoff Heights Medical Center’s Form 990s are below. Please see Lynn Petrovich’s column on http://www.Commonsense2.com entitled “I Demand an Investigation to Stop Hospital Horror Stories” for more information.
Click the link below to view the IRS filed Form 990s for years ended 12/31/2008, 12/31/2009, 12/31/2010.
Thank you to all who attended and made last weekend’s Green, Labor, and Healthcare Conference a success. We could not have been more pleased with our wonderful speakers, musical guests, and attendees, and hope to continue to see you all, and more, at future events.
Additionally, please take a moment to visit our new Youtube channel. Currently, we’re working on uploading clips and segments from the Conference. If you missed it this is a great way to see what you missed, and what you can expect to see in the future.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
GREEN PARTY TO HOST REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTHCARE AND LABOR
Asbury Park, NJ – The Green Party of Monmouth County and the Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) will host a conference addressing healthcare and labor issues on Sunday, February 27, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, 1401 Ocean Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ. The event, which will be held at the Dauphin Grille within the hotel, includes a full buffet lunch and live music by singer-songwriters Jeff Saxon and special guest Tom Neilson.
Registration is $50 per person, with subsidies available to those who require a discount. Payments can be made through our secure ecommerce gateway. Contact registrar David Petrovich at email@example.com 732-571-9464. The event home page can be accessed at:http://tinyurl.com/6x848w6.
Keynote speakers include Maryland pediatrician Margaret Flowers, M.D., Congressional Fellow for Physicians for a National Health Program; Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York State in 2010; and Hugh Giordano, a labor organizer with the United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 152, in Philadelphia;.
“Sooner or later the country is going to have to reduce the wastefully high cost of corporate for-profit health insurance,” said Steve Welzer, a member of the Green Party’s state executive committee. “A single-payer system (Improved Medicare for All) would eliminate the corporate insurance middle-man, cut the price and expand coverage to include dental and vision, and assure that every American enjoys guaranteed quality health care. A goal of the Feb. 27 conference will be to educate the public about the real issues in order to counter the propaganda that dominated the debate last year.”
“The Green Party message on healthcare is eminently reasonable,” added Lynn Petrovich, C.P.A., who will present a “Rip-off Report” on hospital accounting at the event. “Our “sick” care system, which places profits before people can no longer be tolerated and it is up to Americans to demand change.”
Synergy and mutual support among labor activists, healthcare reformers, and those committed to the building of a green economy will be a common theme throughout the conference presentations.
Media Contact: David Petrovich, firstname.lastname@example.org; 732-571-9464
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