Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering and Membership Meeting
Wisconsin Green Party
April 12, 2007
Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering and Membership Meeting to be held at State Capitol Building this Saturday Membership will participate in Step It Up National Day of Climate action on the Capitol building steps from 1 to 2 PM
The Four Lakes Green Party is pleased to host the upcoming Spring Gathering April 13 - 15 in downtown Madison. Greens from around the state will gather to hear the latest on Wisconsin Green Party campaigns and provide input and direction for the party's future plans. All members of the state party or a local chapter are encouraged to attend and the public is warmly invited.
The membership meeting will take place in the State Capitol in room 201 SE on Saturday, April 14th from 9 AM to 3:45 PM. The registration fee is $25 per person, and people should arrive at 8:30 to register on site. All are welcome regardless of their ability to pay. Registration includes a light breakfast, and lunch.
The Wisconsin Green Party membership will participate in the Step It Up National Day of Climate Action rally at the state capitol steps from 1 to 2 PM, joining already organized Madison Step It Up actions, one of which originates at Library Mall at noon, and another that will "paddle to the capitol" in human-powered crafts from the Memorial Union Terrace to the Menona Terrace. Step It Up participants and the Wisconsin Green Party urge state and national officials to cut carbon dioxide emissions 80% by 2050.
One thousand three hundred and thirty-three actions are planned in 50 states throughout the United States on April 14th. Twenty-five actions are planned in Wisconsin alone.