Howie Hawkins spoke at NY Green Fest 2011, held in Alfred, NY, August 5 - 7, 2011.
Howie is a Teamster and Green Party activist in Syracuse, NY. He has been an organizer in movements for peace, justice, labor, the environment, and independent politics since 1967. Howie currently serves as co-chair of the Green Party of New York State. In 2010, he was the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York, receiving nearly 60,000 votes and securing a ballot line for the Green Party for the next four years. Howie is the editor of Independent Politics: The Green Party Strategy Debate (Haymarket, 2006).