On Oct. 7, Oklahoma Green Party Executive Committee member Randall Smith was the guest speaker at a meeting of the recently formed Young Green Party Club at Classen School of Advanced Studies in Oklahoma City. Randy spoke about the state party’s platform and activities, and took questions about the Iraq war, the draft and other issues of concern to students and young people today. It’s exciting to see the next generation of Green activists and leaders here in our state!
James Branum, co-chair of the Green Party of Oklahoma, joined with longtime draft counselor Rex Friend to present a public forum on Youth, Militarism, and the Draft in Tulsa on Sept. 30th. The event was organized by the Tulsa Peace Fellowship and took place in the Aaronson Auditorium of the Tulsa Central Library.
Branum is the founder of Oklahoma Committee for Conscientious Objectors and a member of the National Lawyers Guild. He is a third year law student at OCU.
Micah Gamino, a UCO student and member of the Oklahoma County local, organized a Greens table at the school’s annual Earth Day celebration.