And here is yet another way you can spend your International Women’s Day night! 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is live at HSU and, why not?, on Facebook live too! Throw her and KHSU a “like,” if you’re feeling generous.
Just for some context, read HSU’s promotional material for the event below:
2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein will visit Humboldt State University on Wednesday, March 8.
The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room and Stein will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. There will be a question and answer period following the speech. Tickets are free but required for entry. Two tickets per person will be available by visiting the Center Arts office in the University Center. For more information, contact Center Arts at 707-826-3928.
The event is sponsored by the HSU Greens and Climate Crisis HSU clubs.
About Jill Stein
Jill Stein was the Green Party presidential candidate in 2012 and 2016. According to her website, she has helped lead initiatives to fight environmental racism and injustice, to promote healthy communities, to strengthen local green economies, and to revitalize democracy. She has helped win victories in campaign finance reform, racially just redistricting, green jobs, and the cleanup of incinerators, coal plants, and toxic threats. She was a principal organizer for the Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit.
In 2002 Stein was recruited by Green-Rainbow Party activists to run for governor of Massachusetts against Mitt Romney, beginning her first foray into electoral politics.
In 2003, Stein co-founded the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities, a nonprofit organization that fought for the health and well-being of Massachusetts communities, including health care, local green economies, environmental protection, labor rights, and grassroots democracy.
For more information, visit Stein’s site, www.jill2016.com.