Philly Green Party

Archive for April, 2009

Summer Events04.29.09

Join the Green Party of Philadelphia at the following events:

Saturday, May 2: Mt. Airy Day, 6400 Germantown Avenue, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Local Contact: Chris Robinson,

Saturday, May 2: Protest at Army Experience Center in Franklin Mills Mall, 12 PM

Local Contact: Hillary Kane,
Meet at 12 PM at St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 11080 Kinghts Road.  We will march to the Army Experience Center at Franklin Mills Mall at 1:30 PM.

Saturday, May 9: Clark Park May Fair, 43rd & Baltimore, 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Local Contact: Hillary Kane,

Saturday, May 9: Brown Bear Festival, 5818 Germantown Avenue, 12:00 -8:00 PM

Local Contact: Chris Robinson,

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Greens Meet Pakistani Leader04.05.09

Last Saturday, local Green Party members met with Liaquat Ali Shaikh, founding member of the Pakistani Green Party.  Over an informal (and very delicious) dinner, Ali discussed various issues pertinent to his home country including the current violence, water disputes, and the growth and development of the Green Party.

Ali is also the spokesperson of the Asia Pacific Green Network. He invited us to attend the upcoming national meeting of the Pakistani Green Party in Lahore this coming August.


The Pakistan Green Party, founded in 2002, participates in local elections and has secured 116 counselor seats throughout Pakistan.  The party boycotted the general election in 2008, along with other progressive parities.
The. Pakistan Green Party, which operates in all area of Pakistan, supports the current government on peace process and dialogue with all stakeholders in the region.  The party is growing in rural area and is proving popular among young people.

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