Hello Michael (with various folks cc:ed),
This is David Cobb. I was the 2004 Green Party presidential nominee and a co-founder of Move To Amend, which is one of the anchor organizing groups of the Pacific NorthWest Social Forum.
It’s great that the Cascadia Chapter of the Pacific Green Party has
endorsed the PNWSF, and as a Green Party member myself I can say that
Greens are absolutely welcome to this movement building process, and I
hope that lots of Greens register and attend!
Registration information is here: http://pnwsf.org/content/register-now
Having said that, we are striving to build an authentically
independent political motion. Which means that we aren’t going to
have candidates for office addressing us, but are going to have a
participatory process where we collaborate and build together. This
is an EXCELLENT forum for Green Party supporters, members and
candidates to come and demonstrate that we are not only folks who run
for office, but we are also deeply involved in building social
I hope this makes sense, and clears up any confusion and provides the
advice that you seek about how to positively and productively
If not, please feel free to call me on my cell at 707-362-0333.
Onward to the world we deserve,
National Leadership Team, Move to Amend Coalition
(707) 269-0984 (office)
End Corporate Rule. Legalize Democracy. Move to Amend.