WHITNEY TO GREET COMMUTERS ON MONDAY
Carbondale, IL-- Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney will interact with Chicago area public transportation users on Monday, November 1st. From 6:30 AM to 9 AM, Mr. Whitney will welcome morning travelers at the Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago. Mr. Whitney will then greet afternoon commuters outside of Union Station from 5 PM to 7:30 PM.
Monday, November 1
Who: Green Party gubernatorial candidate Rich Whitney
What: Meet and Greet of morning commuters
When: 6:30 AM to 9 AM
Where: Ogilvie Transportation Center
504 W. Madison St.
What: Meet and Greet of afternoon commuters
When: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Union Station
Adams St. entrance
Rich Whitney is a 55-year-old civil rights and employment lawyer from Carbondale. As a lawyer, he has fought for working people who have lost their jobs or had their rights violated. A founder of the Illinois Green Party, he has long been politically active in support of the labor, health-care reform, environmental, civil rights, and peace movements. In 2006, he served as the Green Party's first candidate for Governor, winning over 360,000 votes and making it possible for Illinois voters to have a third choice on the ballot statewide.
For candidate interview requests please contact Brandon Punke at 618-434-0046 or Doug Dobmeyer at 312-315-6887.