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Peace and Freedom Party Presidential Debate
Date Saturday April 14
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Resource Center for Nonviolence
612 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorCeline Grenier/Kevin Akin
The Peace and Freedom Party is sponsoring a debate with four Third Party Presidential Candidates on Saturday, April 14, 7 PM, at the New Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz. Participants will be 
Stewart Alexander, nominee of the Socialist Party USA; 
Ross "Rocky" Anderson, nominee of the Justice Party
; Stephen Durham, nominee of the Freedom Socialist Party; and 
Peta Lindsay, nominee of the Party for Socialism and Liberation. There will be time for questions and discussion with the four candidates. The event is free. Donations will be accepted.

Ross Anderson, the Justice Party candidate, will meet interested citizens at the corner of Cooper and Front Streets in down town Santa Cruz at 5:30 PM, Saturday April 14, before the event.

PS for Editor: Request any videographer interested in documenting the panel discussion, the open meeting with the candidate beforehand, or (especially) a walking and talking tour around down town Santa Cruz with Rocky Anderson on Saturday, April 14th at 4:30 contact me, Celine, at celine [at] or 831-462-5285. Thanks!
Added to the calendar on Saturday Mar 31st, 2012 1:16 AM
Meet Rocky Anderson, Presidential Candidate for the Justice Party, in
Santa Cruz this Saturday, April 14th!

2:00pm Occupy Santa Cruz General Assembly
Where: Santa Cruz Post Office, 850 Front Street
(Rocky might show up.)
Contact: Abbi (831)-824-4343

4:00 - Join Rocky for appetizers at India Joze. All invited.
Where: India Joze, 418 Front Street, Santa Cruz.
Suggested Donation for food and drinks: $5-10 but no one turned away.
Donations accepted under $100.00 to “Rocky Anderson 2012”
Contact: Cynthia Papermaster (510) 333-6097;
cynthiap.justice [at]

5:30 Justice Party Meet and Greet with Rocky Anderson. All invited.
Where: In and around Lulu’s Café at the Octagon, 118 Cooper Street,
downtown Santa Cruz.
Donations accepted under $100.00 to “Rocky Anderson 2012”.
Contact: Celine (831) 462-5285

7:00 Panel Discussion - Peace and Freedom Party-Sponsored, Third Party
Presidential Candidate Forum
Where: The New RCNV, 612 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz
Cost: admission is free, donations to support the national Peace and
Freedom Alliance are encouraged. Party change forms and donation
envelopes will be available.
Contact: Kevin Akin (831) 688-8692; Justice Party Contact: Celine
(831) 462-5285

There will be time for questions and discussion with the four
• Stewart Alexander, nominee of the Socialist Party U.S.A.
• Ross C. "Rocky" Anderson, nominee of the Justice Party
• Stephen Durham, nominee of the Freedom Socialist Party
• Peta Lindsay, nominee of the Party for Socialilsm and Liberation
The Peace and Freedom candidate for U.S. Senate, Marsha Feinland, will
also speak.

As mayor of Salt Lake City, Anderson rose to nationwide prominence as
a champion of several national and international causes, including
climate protection, immigration reform, restorative criminal justice,
GLBT rights, and an end to the "war on drugs".

Before and after the invasion by the U.S. of Iraq in 2003, Anderson
was a leading opponent of the invasion and occupation of Iraq and
related human rights abuses. Anderson was the only mayor of a major
U.S. city who advocated for the impeachment of President George W.
Bush, which he did in many venues throughout the United States.

Anderson’s Awards for Public Service:
Bill of Rights Defense Committee Patriot Award • The Progressive
Democrats of America Spine Award • One of Top Twenty activists in the
world on climate change - Business Week • Top ten straight advocates
in the United States for LGBT equality - Human Rights Campaign • EPA
Climate Protection Award • The Sierra Club Distinguished Service Award
• Respect the Earth Planet Defender Award • National Association of
Hispanic Publications Presidential Award • The Drug Policy Alliance
Richard J. Dennis Drugpeace Award • League of United Latin American
Citizens Profile in Courage Award • Morehouse University Gandhi, King,
Ikeda Award • World Leadership Award for environmental programs

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