Thurs. Oct 23. 1:30pm Press Conference: Groundswell of Grassroots Progressive Support for Howie Hawkins Continues to Build Endorsements Include Teacher Unions, Democratic Elected and  Democratic Clubs

Who: Howie Hawkins, Green Party Candidate for Governor

Allen Roskoff -- President of the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club; legendary gay rights activist 
Judd Krasher -- Albany City Councilmember, 11th Ward
Doug Bullock -- Albany County Legislator, 7th Legislative District; First Vice-President of the Albany Central Federation of Labor

What: Howie Hawkins, Allen Roskoff, Judd Krasher, and Doug Bullock will speak on grassroots, progressive support and endorsements for the Hawkins for Governor Campaign coming from the traditional Democratic base of Democratic clubs and teachers unions. 

Howie Hawkins will also discuss and take questions about the previous night's gubernatorial debate.

Where: Albany LCA Pressroom - Legislative Office Building, Room 130, Albany, NY

When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:30pm

(Albany, NY) — Over the past weeks Howie Hawkins has received endorsements from organizations that traditionally form the grassroots base of the Democratic Party, particularly teacher unions and Democratic clubs. 

On Thursday Howie Hawkins and three Democratic endorsers will speak about progressives' anger with Governor Cuomo, the movement to align with the Hawkins for Governor campaign, and what it means for the current race as well as progressive and Green Party politics in the long-term.

The following have all recently endorsed Howie Hawkins for Governor:


Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club

Village Independent Democrats  

Downtown Independent Democrats 

Prospect Heights Democrats for Reform

Southern Brooklyn Democrats

Buffalo Teachers Federation

East Williston Teachers' Association

Lakeland Federation of Teachers

Port Jefferson Station Teachers Association

Valley Central Teachers Association

The Plainview-Old Bethpage Congress of Teachers

New York Badass Teacher Association

United Opt Out

Independent Community of Educators

Independent Commission on Public Education (ICOPE)

Coalition for Public Education

New York Collective of Radical Educators

Tompkins County (Ithaca Area) Officials:

Tompkins County District 12 Legislator Will Burbank

Caroline Town Supervisor Don Barber

Ulysses Town Supervisor Liz Thomas

Enfield Town Supervisor Ann Rider

Village of Lansing Deputy Mayor Lynn Leopold

City Judge Seth Peacock

Caroline Town Councilmember Mark Witmer

Caroline Town Councilmember Irene Weiser

Former Ithaca Mayor Carolyn Peterson

Former Ithaca Alderwoman Jennifer Dotson


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