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Illinois Greens Fundraising for Takeover Attempt in Cook County

The Green Party doesn't often get a chance to run for majority control of an elected body in a single electoral cycle—but that's exactly how the Illinois Green Party is positioned for the November 2018 election in Cook County. With five of the nine seats on Cook County's Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board of Commissioners on the ballot in November, majority control of the billion-dollar, taxpayer-funded agency is suddenly in play. And as the only opposition party with five candidates filed for those five seats, the Green Party has a compelling case that voters tired of decades-long one-party rule by the Democrats should rally behind the Green flag in November. Continue reading

ICE wants to deport man days after winning award

Just days after winning the Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award from the Highland Park, New Jersey Human Relations Commission, ICE agents showed up at the home of Harry Pangemanan. He won the award for helping restore 209 houses damaged during Super Storm Sandy. See below for a 2016 report about Pangemanan's volunteer work. Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale, the former Green Gubernatorial candidate, was on hand to document ICE agents knocking on Pangemanan's front door. Continue reading

The Passing of Annie Young

It is with a heavy heart that we have learned of the passing of former Green Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner Annie Young. Annie had always been a pioneering and visionary activist in all the fields she endeavored to enter. Politics was certainly no exception. Annie was one of the very first Green Party elected officials in the state of Minnesota. She had recently retired as one of the longest-serving Green Party elected officials in the entire country. Continue reading

Progress has always come from the streets

Remarks by Illinois Green Party Secretary Geoffrey Cubbage at the March to Shut Down Racism, War & Bigotry, January 21, 2018 "We are here today because we are a party that believes social progress has never come from the halls of power. Progress has always come from the streets. The people who need change most are the people who make change. Continue reading

Philly Greens host a Winter Party!

Come out to Green Party of Philadelphia Winter Party to meet local Greens and celebrate the wins we had in 2017! Hear more about what we’ve been up to and see how you can get more involved. Speakers will include some of our newly elected Greens. Continue reading

Wintergreen Dance Party

Hey Maine-Green Independents, and Anyone that wants to dance and have fun. We are having a fundraising event in Lewiston. Lewiston has the second largest consolidation of Green Independents in the State of Maine. We hope you can come and join us at the Franco Center for our Wintergreen Dance Party and fundraiser ... Fun for all ... If you can make it you will get to show of your stuff on the dance floor, and meet candidates, and other like minded Greens from around the state of Maine. Continue reading

Ballot Access Update & Statewide Video Conference

Ballot Access Update I have a correction to information previously stated about turning in petition forms. All of the petition forms should be taken to the county voter registration offices in which county they are filled out. For instance, I will be taking any forms that are completed here in Marion County to the Marion County Board of Voter Registration Office. If you are not aware of the location of your county voter registration office, there is a complete listing on the back page of the VRG-7 Indiana Voter Registration Form on the in.gov website. Continue reading

Green Party of Santa Clara January Newsletter

Happy 2018 to all Greens and Greens-at-heart. We begin this year with a renewed commitment to bring the message of People, Planet and Peace Over Profit to our communities. Our work will be guided by the Green Party's four pillars of Social Justice, Democracy, Ecology, and Peace. We truly believe that if everyone in our country could make a free and informed choice about their political party, they too would be Green! Because fundamentally, we all share the Green's HUMAN values! Please begin this year with us by renewing your support and commitment to our mission and shared values. If you are not already a registered Green, take the leap and register to join the original people's party. Continue reading

MLK Weekend Events for the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign

During the weekend of January 12th to the 15th, in Philadelphia, PA the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign will be hosting a number of activities. This activities will culminate with a day of Teach-in and March commemorating the 50's anniversary march held with Dr. Martin Luther King and the Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign community. Continue reading

Green State of the State Broadcast

Today, Wednesday January 3rd at 7pm, we invite you to put 2018 on a Green Track! We, your humble GPNY Co-Chairs and 2014 GPNY Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Hawkins will deliver a live Green State of the State broadcast from our Facebook page at Facebook.com/GreenPartyNY. We'll talk about our top issue priorities and the ecological, economic and social challenges facing New Yorkers this year. You do not need a Facebook account to watch the livestream! Please let your fellow Greens and friends know so that we can set a strong, Green Agenda in 2018, which will include Green Party candidates for governor and other statewide offices. Continue reading