Our March meeting will be a little different this month as we make a field trip to Gov. Haley’s first Charleston town hall meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 16 at 6:30pm, at
Randolph Hall Physicians Auditorium at the College of Charleston. Haley’s office has described the event as a chance for her to discuss her agenda and for voters to learn how we can move it forward – we need to tell Haley that we will NOT be her pawns in her agenda against the working people of South Carolina! The Charleston Green Party will be outside of Randolph Hall Physicians Auditorium at 5:30pm with signs as we picket in support of the working people of South Carolina and against Haley’s anti-people agenda. Those who wish to speak out at the meeting should try to get into the meeting early – we expect it to be a standing room crowd.
March 12 – Rally for a Moral Budget
Stand up against Haley’s massive attacks against basic human services! Join the Rally for a Moral Budget, Saturday, March 12, 1:00pm at the Statehouse. Plan on being a part of history as we the people tell the SC legislature to stop the crippling cuts to critical services. Sponsored by SC Christian Action Council, SC NAACP, Ties That Bind Coalition, SC Education Association, SC Progressive Network, plus many more.
The ILA has a FREE bus to the rally! The bus leaves from ILA Hall (1442 Morrison Drive) at 10:00 Saturday morning. The plan is for the bus to return immediately after the rally – between 2:30 and 3:00 PM. If you wish to reserve a seat, call Leonard Riley at 830-4471.
March 12 – SC Green Party Steering Committee meeting
The state party monthly steering committee meeting will be held at 2:30pm on Saturday, March 12 at the Richland County Main Library. We will be in the Baker & Baker Room – all are invited to attend!
March 26 – Workshop – Are You Ready to Run?
Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics presents the workshop: Are You Ready to Run?
Date: March 26, 2011
Time: 8:30 AM – 3 PM
Registration: $45 ~ includes lunch and training materials; $35 ~ Student rate. Please bring your student ID card.
Location: Charleston School of Law
Considering a run for office? Or working in a campaign? This one-day session is designed to put all the elements in order so you can make the decision wisely. Once your decision is made, we’ll give you a good overview of what you’ll need to know to be organized and effective. Our session trainer, Ruth Sherlock, is an experienced campaign manager and fundraiser and when she isn’t working to help women of South Carolina run and win, she is president of her own consulting firm, Sherlock and Associates.
For more info and to register, see http://www.scelectswomen.com/events/seiwip-events/2011/03/26/chasready2run/
March 29 – Women’s History Month
Join the American Association of University Women in celebration of Women’s History Month as they watch the compelling story of the suffragettes’ difficult fight for the right to vote for women in the Golden Globes Award winning film, Iron Jawed Angels.
When: Tuesday, March 29 at 06:00 PM
Where:The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway
Price for this event: $10 for adults and $7 for those who are 18 years or younger
The film begins at 6:45 pm. Prior to the film at 6:00 pm, there will be a reception and cash bar to meet AAUW members and learn about their group. AAUW is offering for a brief time 1/2 off the national portion of its membership dues. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the Charleston chapter.
Please RSVP at 843-881-7621 by March 22, 2011.
May 14 – SC Green Party Annual Convention
Join Greens from across the state for our annual meeting & convention. Time and location will be announced shortly.