Greens Blast Racist Threat, Stand Behind Pree-Stinson

  Minneapolis, MN – The Green Party stands strongly behind our endorsed candidate for Minneapolis City Council Ward 3, Samantha Pree-Stinson, in the wake of a threatening racist note left on the fence at her home. The note said, "We know where you live," and used a familiar racist epithet. "We deplore this act of racism and threat to the safety of Samantha and her family," said Becki Smith, co-chair of the Minneapolis/5th District Green Party, which endorsed Pree-Stinson on Feb. 25. "We are standing behind her more strongly than ever against hate and intimidation." Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Philly candidate receives major endorsements

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Cheri Honkala, a well-known Kensington-based anti-poverty activist and candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 197th district has been endorsed by a national progressive political action organization, Our Revolution, and a local progressive group, Philadelphia Neighborhood Networks. Our Revolution, the group kicked off by 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, announced its endorsement for Honkala on Tuesday. Continue reading

Green Party of Delaware: Christina School District should vote yes on measure to designate its schools as sanctuary schools for the children of refugees and undocumented immigrants

Green Party of Delaware supports social justice and safety from persecution by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents for all of Delaware's children regardless of immigration status or refugee status NEWARK, DELAWARE – The Green Party of Delaware published an open letter to the board members of the Christina School District urging them to reverse their February 14th decision to vote 'no' on a sanctuary measure that would have protected the children of undocumented immigrants and refugees. Continue reading

Green Party candidate will organize write-in campaign in Philly

Green Party Candidate in Philly Will Run As a Write-In Candidate After Supreme Court Ruling State Agency's Clerical Error Knocked Long-time Anti-Poverty Activist's Name Off the March 21 Special Election Ballot in the 197th District Continue reading

Philly Greens elect New Leaders

The members of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP) have elected new leaders. This election marks a major turn for Philadelphia's opposition to the two corporate Parties. Meeting at Shissler Recreation Center in Fishtown, Green Party members elected a seven-person City Committee (think "steering committee") with only two incumbents. The other five new members have never before held elected leadership posts within the Green Party. The election was moderated by Kristin Combs, chair of the Green Party of Pennsylvania. This new City Committee is significantly younger than the leaders they replaced. For instance, three of the new City Committee members are in their twenties. They are replacing leaders whose average age was 52 years. Continue reading

Green Party Urges Voters Betrayed By the DNC's Sharp Turn to the Right to Go Green

Greens renew their focus on grassroots resistance and local campaigns in 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders today reached out to voters frustrated and disappointed by the Democratic National Committee's vote against banning corporate contributions and Tom Perez's election as chair of the DNC. Continue reading

Sanctuary State Supporters Gather

Supporters of HB 246 Will Come Together to Call for Illinois to Become a Sanctuary State SPRINGFIELD, IL [February 24, 2017] – Supporters of Illinois becoming a Sanctuary State will rally on Saturday February 25 at 11:30 am. The supporters will meet at the Old State Capitol Plaza at 5th and Adams before marching to Second and Capitol to rally in support of HB 246. The action has been organized in part by or with the support of the following groups: Springfield Stands United, Amnesty International, Black Lives Matter Springfield, the Sangamo Valley Green Party, the Sangamon Valley Socialist Party, and Speaking Truth to Power. Continue reading

Cheri Honkala Lives in District 197, Has Advocated for Philadelphians for Almost 30 Years & Has Won Democratic Ward Endorsement

While Freddie Ramirez Was the Heir to a Legacy of Corruption, Honkala is Building a Coalition of Community Leaders Ready to Fight for Our Basic Human Rights. On Thursday, February 23, Judge Anne Covey removed Freddie Ramirez from the special election ballot for State Representative of the Pennsylvania District 197 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The removal was due to Ramirez not living in the 197th district.  Continue reading

Green Party of the Pikes Peak Region begins efforts to enact Sanctuary City Status for the City of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO/USA, February 10, 2017 – The Green Party of the Pikes Peak Region has released a Sanctuary City proposal that aims to protect the most vulnerable members of our society by ensuring that no local resources are used to carry out racist and dehumanizing federal mandates targeting undocumented immigrants. The text of the proposal is appended below and here: http://greenpapers.net/sanctuary-cities/. Continue reading

Cheri Honkala & Green Party of Pennsylvania Vow to Appeal Court Ruling and to Continue Campaign for State Representative

Cheri Honkala and Green Party of Pennsylvania Vow to Appeal Court Ruling and to Continue Campaign for State Representative Honkala argues that the 197th District Cannot Afford Another Corrupt Politician; Needs an Advocate who Lives in the District and Fights for Their Interests. Continue reading