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Harris County Green Party People of Color Caucus endorses Prison Strike

The Harris County Green Party People of Color Caucus has endorsed the Nationwide Prison Strike beginning August 21, 2018. This is also a very important date in history. On that date in 1831, Nat Turner led a revolt against slavery and today Incarcerated persons around the nation are leading their own revolt against modern slavery. The 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution bans slavery and involuntary servitude, except “as punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted.” This explicit reference to forced labor for prisoners in an amendment banning slavery has led advocates to feel justified in arguing the criminal justice system relies heavily on slave labor. Continue reading

Join Santa Clara Greens on Sept 8 in SF to Rise for Climate

Join the Santa Clara County Greens and all Greens from many neighboring counties at this historic, RISE FOR CLIMATE, JOBS AND JUSTICE just before Jerry Brown's Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Meet us under the Green flags at the start of the march at Embarcadero Center, and come by our table at the end of the march at the SF Civic Plaza where Greens will be tabling and leafleting. RSVP SAVE  THE  DATESaturday Sept 8th Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice march and Rally in San FranciscoSaturday, September 8 at 9 AM - 4 PMEmbarcadero Plaza, 4 Embarcadero Ctr, San Francisco, CA 94111 Continue reading

Green Party of Washington Fall Gathering

On Saturday, Nov. 10th the Green Party of Washington State will hold our annual Fall Gathering. We will meet in the eastern half of the state to encourage all Green Party chapters to attend. Meeting Details Saturday, November 10th, 12:00 Noon to 4:00 pm Ellensburg Pasta Company 600 N. Main Street Ellensburg, WA 98626 Continue reading

GRP State Candidates Certified for the 2018 Election!

Thanks to all the volunteers and supporters that helped put the Green-Rainbow Party state candidates on the 2018 ballot! With over 5900 certified signatures from across the state, Massachusetts citizens are excited about “Greening the Vote” in the next election! Now we need your financial support as we hit the campaign trail and fight for social, economic and educational equality for those under represented on Beacon Hill. Unlike the Democrats and Republicans, no GRP candidate accepts dark money from corporations and lobbyists - it’s individuals like you that fund our activities. Continue reading

David McReynolds: 1929– 2018

Green Party of New York Mourns Death of David McReynolds The Green Party of New York State today mourned the passing of David McReynolds at the age of 88, long-time anti-war activist, editor of the journal Liberation, Socialist Party USA presidential candidate in 1980 and 2000, and former Green candidate for US Senate in 2004. He was a longtime member of the War Resisters League, and helped organize one of the earliest draft-card burning protests against the Vietnam War. Party officials said McReynolds was an inspiring and dedicated advocate for peace and socialism, and that he would be greatly missed. Continue reading

With No Objections - PA Greens Make It On the Ballot

Thanks to the support of our wonderful volunteers the petitions for our six Green candidates to gain access to the November election ballot have passed the test without objection!  This ensures that Pennsylvanians have an opportunity to vote for candidates who will promote public policy based on the four pillars of the Green Party: Grassroots Democracy, Social Justice, Nonviolence, and Ecological Wisdom.   Our candidates now need your support to propel their campaigns to the finish line. Please be sure to follow and share their information on social media, volunteer for their campaigns, and donate when you can to help our candidates.  Details of our ballot qualified candidates are below and a list of resources is at the end of this email for you to connect with these candidates running for office in 2018. Continue reading

Green Wave Telethon

The Green Party of the United States (GPUS) is excited to announce our first national Green Wave Telethon. On Saturday, August 18th, tune in for live interviews with candidates from across the nation, hosted by David Cobb, Philena Farley and Erin Fox. The telethon will take place at https://www.facebook.com/GreenPartyUS/. The telethon is a joint project of the GPUS Coordinated Campaign Committee and Media Committee, intended to raise awareness about candidates currently running for office and to raise money for the Coordinated Campaign Committee's candidate fund. Continue reading

August Green Star News and Events from the Green Party of Pennsylvania

Green Party of PA News Highlights Greetings Fellow Greens and Green Supporters! Yesterday the Green Party of Pennsylvania filed for ballot access for six great PA candidates for the November election.  These candidates offer an alternative choice for those voters who refuse to support a continuation of the same old corporate-sponsored politics that perpetuate the destruction of our environment, the polarization and destabilization of our economy, the systematic oppression and imprisonment of persons of color, and the unending export of war and death throughout the world; all in the name of profit no matter which party is in power.  I am honored and excited to be a part of these Green campaigns that offer concrete recommendations to reverse the damage and lead us toward a future where people are valued above profits. Continue reading

Green Party of Santa Clara August 2018 Newsletter

The Green Party of Santa Clara County is kicking it into high gear campaigning for our THREE Green congressional candidates that have passed the Top Two hurdle and are on the November ballot. THIS IS HISTORICAL FOLKS! It's a rare opportunity for us to get a Green into congress to bring our values and demand to light. Imagine what a corporate-free congress could do for "We The People"! Continue reading

Why Do You Vote for Third Party Candidates?

Green Party of Monroe County co-chair, Dave Sutliff-Atias was invited to come on Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI-AM this Friday, August 10th from 1:00 – 2:00pm EST to discuss "the idea of voting for a third-party." Here is your chance to call in, email, or FB message why you have / will vote Green. You can listen to the show live at http://www.wxxinews.org/programs/connections Continue reading