Green Party congratulates Mark Webber and Cheri Honkala on the opening of his film "Flesh and Blood"
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Green Party of the United States congratulated filmmaker Mark Webber and his mother, Cheri Honkala, on the debut of his semi-autobiographical film "Flesh and Blood." The movie opened on March 11 to widespread praise from critics and audiences.
Cheri Honkala, who plays a role in "Flesh and Blood," was the Green Party's 2012 vice-presidential nominee, running with Jill Stein. She is currently running as a Green for Pennsylvania State Representative in Philadelphia's 197th District, in a special election on Tuesday, March 21.Read more
Green Party endorses upcoming marches for climate justice in April
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Green Party leaders spoke out today about the environmental and public health threat posed by the Trump Administration's reckless industry-friendly actions, including attacks on regulations and Scott Pruitt's appointment to head the EPA.
The Green Party has endorsed upcoming marches for environmental and climate justice, including the March for Science, April 22 in Washington DC; the People's Climate Movement March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, April 29 in Washington DC; and satellite climate marches throughout the U.S.Read more
Long-time Activist Enters Special Election Race and Picks Up Support
Cheri Honkala, a well-known Kensington-based anti-poverty activist and candidate for Pennsylvania State Representative in the 197th state legislative district, will be endorsed by pastors who lead Latino congregations in this heavily Spanish-speaking district, as well as community and labor leaders.Read more
An important message for all who want to support Cheri Honkala's bid for State Representative in the 197th less than one week away!
On Tuesday March 21 we will be mobilizing Greens from Philadelphia & surrounding counties -- some are planning to travel from as far away as Lancaster and York -- to volunteer at the polls for this historic special election.Read more
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."Read more
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.Read more