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GNOGP: Minutes

GNOGP Coordinating Committee Meeting Minutes 2/8/04

Advocates for Louisiana Public Health (ALPH) Endorsement

.  MOTION: that the Coordinating Committee recommend to the
General Membership that it endorse ALPH, and that it appoint a rep
to attend ALPH meetings.  Motion passed 6-0 with one abstention. 
(ALPH info: )

Electoral Work in 2004

.  Candidate search underway for persons interested in running for
School Board and/or PTA seats under the GNOGP banner.   
.  Strategy session, tentatively scheduled between Mardi Gras and
Jazz Fest, will serve as a blueprint for not only the Party's
electoral platform but also its activities in the community. 
.  A strategy session will also take place prior to the upcoming
Green Party of Louisiana caucus.
.  At the next general membership meeting, individuals will have
the opportunity to articulate various perspectives on the course
that Greens should take in the Presidential election (e.g., safe-
states vs. all-states strategies)
.  Tasks: Jennette to snail mail non-email equipped members with
above info.  Cammie to issue a call for School Board/PTA candidates,
set up candidate forum. Leenie to send out presidential candidate
info URLs to list.

University Outreach

.  Efforts to be made to strengthen ties between GNOGP,
progressive university orgs.
.  Alejandro Lurati to research "Democracy Matters" org,
report to general membership with recommendation on collaboration
between GNOGP, UNO Democracy Matters chapter

Next meeting time/place

.  Sunday, February 29 at 5:00 PM at Fair Grinds Coffeehouse


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