Travels of Dr. Jill Stein—August 2012

The month began with a bit of a shock as Dr. Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala were arrested in a protest at Fannie Mae.  Stein made trips to Atlanta, GA, ?New Hampshire, Florida, Seattle, WA and Rhode Island and Minneapolis-St. Paul.  The ticket re-united in Tampa for events surrounding the Republican National Convention.


Wed. Aug. 1, 2012
*Dr. Stein and Cheri Honkala join protestors outside of Fannie Mae on Market Street in Philadelphia, PA.  (They were arrested for defiant trespassing). (+)

Aug. 3-4, 2012  Georgia-arrives Aug. 2 (p.m.) and leaves Aug. 5 (a.m.). (+)
Fri. Aug. 3, 2012
-Starts with a press conference on the West steps of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta, GA.
-Event with Kwabena Nkromo, candidate for GA House District 57, at East Lake Commons Common House in Decatur, GA.

Mon. Aug. 6, 2012
-Petitioning in NH.

Aug. 9-11, 2012  Florida-arrives Aug. 9 (a.m.) and leaves Aug. 12 (a.m.).
Thurs. Aug. 9, 2012
-Speaks at a Hiroshima/Nagasaki Observance event on the 67th remembrance of the use of atomic weapons at St. Maurice Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Fri. Aug. 10, 2012
-Speaks at the Veterans for Peace Convention at the Marriott Hotel/Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL.
Sat. Aug. 11, 2012
-Fundraiser in Miami, FL.

Aug. 15-17, 2012  Seattle-arrives Aug. 15 and leaves Aug. 18.
Wed. Aug. 15, 2012
-Cocktail hour fundraiser and dinner fundraiser at the Kingfish Cafe in Seattle, WA. ($)
Fri. Aug. 17, 2012
-Speaks at the 2012 Seattle Hempfest
at Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle, WA.

Aug. 18-19, 2012  Rhode Island.
Sat. Aug. 18, 2012
-Meets with Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee in Providence, RI.
-At the Rally for Jobs, Peace and Planet at Roger Williams National Memorial in Providence, RI.

Thurs. Aug. 23, 2012
-Films ads with North Woods Advertising in the Twin Cities, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.
Fri. Aug. 24, 2012
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.
Sat. Aug. 25, 2012
-Meets voters over coffee at 4200 Cedar Ave. S. (the former home of the American-Nordic Center, now home to a number of activist groups) in Minneapolis, MN.

Mon. Aug. 27, 2012 
*Dr. Stein and Cheri Honkala speak at the Welfare Rights Committee anti-war rally at Perry Harvey Sr. Park and lead The March for Our LIves at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL.

Cheri Honkala solo
Fri. Aug. 10, 2012
-Visits the Romneyville encampment at The Refuge, 3301 58th Ave N, Lot 102 in St. Petersburg, FL.

Mon. Aug. 27, 2012
-March for Our Lives at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL.

Tues. Aug. 28, 2012
-Speaks at the Voter Suppression March at Ybor Centennial Park in Tampa, FL.