August 15, 2003
For Immediate Release
Contact: Rob Collins, Birmingham (205) 595-7529
ALABAMA GREEN PARTY ENDORSES GOVERNOR'S TAX AND ACCOUNTABILITY PACKAGE
The Alabama Green Party today endorsed Governor Bob Riley's Educational
Excellence and Government Accountability Plan. The party, an accredited
affiliate of the Green Party of the United States, will join more
than 60 other organizations in the Alabama Partnership for Progress,
a coalition working to pass the reform proposal.
Organized in March
and accredited in July,
the Alabama Green Party is the youngest state affiliate of the Green Party of
the United States. The Greens are a global, decentralized, highly
diverse political movement of people who share Ten Key Values: Ecological Wisdom, Social Justice, Grassroots Democracy,
Nonviolence, Decentralization, Community-based Economics, Feminism,
Respect for Diversity, Personal and Global Responsibility, and Future Focus.
North Alabama Green Party Organizer and State Executive Committee delegate,
said, "We appreciate the opportunity to lend our support to the public
awareness and grassroots mobilization phase of this comprehensive reform
and help make Alabama a Green Party State!