Green Party of the United States
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, firstname.lastname@example.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, email@example.com
The People's State of the Union: The Green Party will host a Livestream broadcast of President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address with Green guest commentary, Tuesday, Jan. 20
Viewers can participate in the chat and phone in questions during the broadcast
When: Tuesday, Jan. 20, 9:00 pm ET, 6:00 pm PT
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/633022323486873/
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States invites members and the public to tune into "The People's State of the Union" and participate in an online chat during President Obama's 2015 State of the Union speech on Tuesday, January 20, on the Green Party's Livestream channel (http://www.livestream.com/greenpartyus).
The State of the Union, which begins at 9:00 pm ET, will be aired on the Livestream page. A chat box will for discussion will be on the screen next to the live State of the Union video. After the President's speech, Jill Stein, the Green Party's 2012 presidential nominee, will interview guests about the State of the Union. Following this segment, viewers may continue the informal discussion in the chat box.
Among the guests on hand to comment on the President's speech:
Medea Benjamin, CODEPINK (http://www.codepink.org)
Margaret Flowers, Single-Payer health care advocate, Popular Resistance (https://www.popularresistance.org)
Howie Hawkins, 2014 Green candidate for Governor of New York (http://www.howiehawkins.org)
Cheri Honkala, 2012 Green vice-presidential nominee, co-founder of the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign (http://economichumanrights.org)
Immortal Technique, Peruvian-born Hip Hop artist, advocate for human rights, social justice, and immigrants' rights (http://www.viperrecords.com/artists/immortal-technique)
Shamako Noble, Hip Hop Congress (http://hiphopcongress.com), US Social Forum organizer
Jill Stein (facilitator), 2012 Green presidential nominee and co-founder of the Green Shadow Cabinet (http://greenshadowcabinet.us)
The organizations listed above are for identification purposes only. More guests will be announced soon.
Viewers are encouraged to contribute questions for the guests. The guests will be on the Livestream broadcast via remote webcam on Google Hangout.
Producer and Host: Jill Stein
Producer and Studio Director: Craig Seeman
Producer and Hangout Director: Starlene Rankin
Tweeter: Scott McLarty (follow @GreenPartyUS)