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3rd May: Highbury visit

8am
I will be in Highbury meeting local voters with Green Assembly candidate Caroline Allen, encouraging a Green vote on polling day.

 

2nd May: Camden High Street visit

9am
I will be in Camden in a final call for the Mayor and Assembly elections, meeting local voters with Green Assembly candidate A M Poppy.

 

1st May: Lewisham Market visit

10am
I will be in Lewisham in a final call to vote Green at the Mayor and Assembly elections with Green Assembly candidate Jonathan Bartley.

 

30th April: The Times hustings

4pm

Telford Theatre One great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA
I will be participating in The Times Cities for Fit Cycling  to discuss cycle safety in London.

 

30th April: Crouch End Broadway visit

11am
I will be in Crouch End, Harringey to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections, discussing ways to close the inequality gap with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Peter Krakowiak.

 

28th April: London Cycling Campaign Big Ride event

11am

Park Lane to Victoria Embankment

http://lcc.org.uk/articles/lcc-announces-the-big-ride-uks-biggest-ever-mass-cycle-calling-for-safe-and-inviting-streets-for-cycling

I will participate in the Big ride because I am committed to LCC’s message of making London more liveable for everyone.

 

27th April: Critical Mass

6pm

Meeting point: Under Waterloo Bridge, by the National Film Theatre

Join us!

 

27th April: Brick Lane visit

11am
I will be in Tower Hamlets to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections, launching our 20 mph safe-zone policy with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Chris Smith.

 

26th April: Question Time

5pm

 

25th April: London Citizens hustings

7pm

The Methodist Church, Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London 020 7654 380

I will participate in the debate hosted by ITV.

 

25th April: Richmond Town Centre visit

10am
I will be in Richmond to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections. We will be discussing our fresh ideas to improve outer London transport with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Daniel Goldsmith.

 

24th April: ITV hustings

7pm

The Hospital Club Studio, Camden Town, Greater London WC2H 9

I will participate in the debate hosted by ITV.

 

24th April: Climate rush: Clean Air Zone

6pm

Outside DEFRA, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR

http://www.climaterush.co.uk/our-campaigns/cleanair/springclean
I will participate in the rally, protest and the declaration of London’s first true Clean Air Zone.

 

24th April: Greenwich Market visit

10am
I will be in Greenwich to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections,. We will be launching our Healthy London initiative with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Roger Sedgley.

23rd April: Fawcett Society/LSE mayoral hustings

7pm

London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE

I will be at LSE debating on gender equality.

 

23rd April: BBC London radio

1pm

BBC Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House

I will be involved in the BBC London radio debate.

23rd April: Mare Street, Hackney visit

10am
I will be in Hackney to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections. We will articulate our jobs policies with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Caroline Allen.

 

22nd April: BBC London mayoral debate with Andrew Neil

5pm

Stratford Circus, theatre Square, Stratford E15 1BX

I will be involved in the BBC London debate.

 

19th April: Climate rush: Clean Air Zone

6pm

Outside DEFRA, 17 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JR

http://www.climaterush.co.uk/our-campaigns/cleanair/springclean
I will participate in the rally, protest and the declaration of London’s first true Clean Air Zone.

 

19th April: Wimbledon Broadway visit

2pm
I will be in Wimbledon, Merton to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections, meeting local voters with Green Assembly candidate Roy Vickery.

 

19th April: Ealing Broadway visit

10am
I will be in Ealing to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections, voicing our opposition to HS2 with local voters and Green Assembly candidate Mike Harling.

 

18th April: London Churches Group Hustings

6pm
St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly  London W1J 9LL
www.votelondon.org.uk

Along with the other leading Mayoral candidates, I will be taking place in a hustings organised by the Evangelical Alliance and the London Churches Group.

 

18th April: Maryleborne High Street visit

Marylebone 10am
I will be in Marylebone, Westminster to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections. We will be launching our air pollution policies with local voters with Green Assembly candidate Susanna Rustin.

 

17th April: Telgraf, Kurdish and Turkish Newspapers 6th Anniversary

6:30pm

Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW

I will be attending the Telgraf newspaper 6th Anniversary reception. Telgraf is the only UK based newspaper in Kurdish and Turkish languages for the Kurdish and Turkish communities. Telgraf is circulated throughout London and other major cities in the UK with a significant Kurdish and Turkish population.

 

17th April: West Thames College Hustings

12:20pm
West Thames College London, London Road, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 4HS

I will be taking part in a hustings at West Thames College

17th April: Wembley High Street visit

10am
I will be in Wembley, Brent to support our campaign for the Mayor and Assembly elections.  We will launch our waste, recycling, and energy policies and meet local voters with Green Assembly candidate Shahrar Ali.

 

16th April: Peckham High Street visit

10am
I will be in Peckham supporting our Lambeth and Southwark candidate Jonathan Bartley.

 

14th April: Bite the Ballot Rally

12 noon – 5pm

Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, London, SE1 6DP

http://www.bitetheballot.co.uk/youthvotelondon/

I am delighted in taking part of Bite the Ballot supported by Spirit Of London Awards, UpRise and the Community Channel’s London360 launches ‘Youth Vote London’. Bite The Ballot’s campaign is calling on young people to be a part of the biggest voting registration rally ever held in the UK.

 

14th April:

Stonewall London Mayoral Hustings

11am
British Film Institute (BFI), Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 8XT 
http://www.stonewall.org.uk/what_we_do/parliamentary/7366.asp

I will be involved in the London Gay Mayoral Hustings, hosted by Stonewall. I will set out my vision for the future of London and how it will work for the lesbian, gay and bisexual residents of the capital.

 

13th April: Brixton Market visit

11am
I will be in Brixton supporting our Lambeth and Southwark candidate Jonathan Bartley.

12th April: London Mayoral Hustings – Black Britain Decides Hustings

6:00pm – 8:30pm
The Gourmet Theatre, Ruach Minsitries, 197-199 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7HY

http://www.blackbritaindecides.com/

I will be participating in a debate organised by a coalition of Black leaders.  Issues debated will range from transport, policing, young people, the socio economic regeneration of London alongside a discussion on health, wellbeing and planning permission.

 

12th April: Manifesto Launch

9am – 11am
Church House  Dean’s Yard, London, SW1P 3NZ

 

11th April: Mayoral Election Debate – London Evening Standard

6:45pm – 8:30pm, doors open 6pm
Emmanuel Centre, Westminster
http://www.standardevents.co.uk/

London Evening Standard have organised a Mayoral Election Debate, which I will be taking part in along with the other main mayoral candidates.

5th April: Transport Hustings

6:30pm for 7pm start
Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road
http://www.livingstreets.org.uk/take-action/mayor-of-london-transport-hustings/

I will be participating in a transport question time, organised by Living Streets in partnership with Campaign for Better Transport and Movement for Liveable London

 

22nd March: Panel discussion on the relationship between the London mayor and the City of London

6:30pm – 8pm
Great Hall at the Bishopsgate Institute

I took part in a panel discussion focussing on the role that the City of London plays within London, and the responsibilities that a London mayor has in relation to our financial services sector.

22nd March: Creating Social Change – Waste Watch Annual Conference

10am
The Human Rights Action Centre
http://www.wastewatch.org.uk/news.php/30/creating-social-change-22-march-2012

I was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Waste Watch Annual Conference. The conference explored and debated how people, communities and businesses could lead us towards a fairer, greener and happier society.

21st March: Launch of Housing Manifesto for London

10:30am
Dora House, St John’s Wood

I visited Dora House in St. John’s Wood, a sheltered scheme managed by Central and Cecil Housing Association, to launch my Housing Manifesto for London. London needs affordable housing now and the manifesto sets out how to lower rents, protect tenants and end rough sleeping.

The full Housing Manifesto can be found at www.jennyforlondon.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/London-GP-2012-Housing-Manifesto1.pdf

20th March: Disability Hustings

10:30am
Coin Street Community Builders, 108 Stamford Street, South Bank
http://www.transportforall.org.uk/news/what-s-your-message-to-london-s-next-mayor-

I took part in a Disability Question Time, put on by Inclusion London and Transport for All.

18th March: meeting of North Ealing Against HS2

4pm
Ealing

HS2 is a terrible idea, a waste of money, unpopular and should be stopped. Residents and other opponents to the scheme are right to feel aggrieved over having the opinions—and quality of life—ignored. I attended this meeting to show my support for local residents opposing the scheme.

17th March: Tour Du Danger

11am
Around London
http://cyclelondoncity.blogspot.com/2011/11/1000-cyclists-tour-du-danger-2-saturday.html

I again took part in this excellent, grassroots-organised protest in favour of increasing safety on London’s streets for cyclists.

15th March: business hustings with the Federation of Small Businesses, London First, CBI London and the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry

630pm
Allen and Overy, 1 Bishops Square

Greens Mean Business, and on March 15th I took part in hustings with other Mayoral candidates. You can find more about our policies aimed at helping small businesses here.

14th March: cycling protest organised by Stop Murder of Cyclists

9am
Outside City Hall

I took part in a demonstration attempting to draw attention to the shock death and injury rate among cyclists.

13th March: Unite hustings

630pm
ULU, Malet Street
www.unitetheunion.org

12th March: speaking to to students at University of London Union

3pm
ULU Ground Floor, Malet Street
www.ulu.co.uk/content/814943/get_involved/campaigns/mayoral_election_debate_week/

As part of the student union’s Mayoral Debate Week, I took part in a question and answer session with students.

12th March: helping to feed London’s homeless with the Simon Community

7am
www.jennyforlondon.org/feeding-londons-homeless-with-the-simon-community/
Every week I help the Simon Community feed London’s homeless population.

8th March: International Women’s Day event

7pm
London’s Living Room, City Hall
www.internationalwomensday.com/

International Women’s Day is an important reminder of both how far we’ve come in ensuring that gender is no barrier to women playing an equal role in society, and how far we have to go. I chaired an event at City Hall that discussed the fight for gender equality and celebrated the too-often unrecognised contributions women make to society.

7th March: People’s Question Time

7pm
Hammersmith Town Hall
www.london.gov.uk/get-involved/public-meetings/peoples-question-time

Held every month, the People’s Question Time events allow the public to quiz the Mayor and Assembly about their work.

5th March: Animal Manifesto Launch with Brian May

On Monday, I was joined by Brian May, Queen guitarist and founder of the animal rights group Save Me, and Green Party animal spokesperson and London Assembly North East candidate Caroline Allen to launch the London Green Party 2012 Animal Manifesto.

The event took place at the Brown Dog Statue in Battersea Park, which was erected in 1984, and replaces a statue that was removed after the ‘Brown Dog Riots’ between pro- and anti-vivisectionists in 1910. It seems a fitting location to share our aspirations for the future of Animal welfare in London. You can see my Animal Manifesto here.

29th February: Climate Rush Protest with Susanna Rustin

http://www.climaterush.co.uk/events

Every Wednesday, sash wearing “climate suffragettes” meet outside Westminster Tube station to greet MPs on their way into Prime Minister’s questions. On the 29th I joined our candidate for the West Central constituency Susanna Rustin at the demo. We wanted to show our support to the Climate Rush group and remind MPs of the importance of taking action to mitigate climate change.

25th February: Green Party Conference

http://www.greenparty.org.uk/conference.html

I spoke to Conference on the progress we Greens are making in London. I told them about Green policies aiming to tackle air quality, make rented housing more secure and affordable, make our streets safer, insulate homes to cut energy bills, support small businesses and introduce our pay-as-you-drive replacement of the congestion charge. I told conference how these measures will make London cleaner, fairer , safer and more affordable. As well as celebrating our successes, I spoke of the political battles that lie ahead.

A full transcript is now available on my campaign blog and the video on our Youtube site.

22nd February: UpRise Debate

http://uprise.org.uk/

I joined other Mayoral candidates at a debate hosted by Channel 4 and UpRise Talks. We answered questions posed by those who have the highest stake in the future of our city, young Londoners.

The ten young ambassadors who questioned the candidates were representing BSix Sixth Form College, Elevation Networks, Spirit of London Awards, 2 Fingers to Violence, FYI, HYPE, Lives Not Knives, London360, Media Trust and Reprezent FM.