Latest News from the Pacific Green Party
Signatures collected successfully: In a record 4 days we collected the required 500 signatures (619 collected) to print the Green party statement in the Voter’s Guide for the November elections. Thanks to those who contributed!
NO to Measure 105 – We need all our hard-working Latino friends and family feel safe in Oregon. No to ignorant bigotry, mistreatment and exploitation. SUPER Important to start spreading thre word about this. More info forthcoming soon, now please connect with orunited.org: donte and/or write opeds and letters to your local papers, speak at churches/associations, contact your local immigrant rights groups. Purchase and display yard signs, stay tuned.
Support GP and endorsed candidates, donate or contact them to help with canvassing, phone banking or other:
Mark Koller US District 3 - marckoller4congress.com
Tim Dehne Benton County Commissioner – Tim Dehne for Benton Co Commissioner
Drew Layda US District 1 - layda2018.com
Mike Beilstein US House District 4 - newmenu.org/mikebeilstein
JoAnn Hardesty - Portland City Council - joannforportland.com
Michael Sonnleitner Portland Community College Board - www.zone3pcc.com
Womyn’s Caucus – first gatherings scheduled for Sept 1 and Sept 23 in SE PDX, with online access via google hangouts. Please join the Facebook page PGP Womyn’s Caucus and send us a message with your email address (and/or phone number) to connect you to the meetings – the purpose is 1) to strategize for 2019-2020 races, 2) No to Measure 105 and 3) generally see what women across the state want to focus on, what you want to bring to the table.
Group forming in Medford – Send a message via the Pacific Green Party facebook page to connect you with the local green – an experienced organizer and former legislator.
What else is coming up?
Campaign school and Green Party convention in December, Salem, Dec 1-2. Location TBA. If interested please email Nathalie@pacificgreens.org or send a message through the Pacific Green Party facebook page. If emailing, please write “Salem Convention” in the subject area and indicate whether you need transportation, housing or childcare.
Graphic Design contest!!!
We need fun merchandise so we can “Be Seen Being Green”. Please send your ideas for logos, pictures, shirts, buttons and other materials to firstname.lastname@example.org. 1st prize: dinner for 6-8 persons, I‘ll personally cook it based on your preferences. 2ndand 3rd prize runner ups: Coupons for admittance to the Columbia employee store. Send your designs and ideas by September 15, 2018. We need to get 10 qualifying entries to go ahead with the contest. Designs will be posted to the website for YOU to vote on.
Needed: creative and responsible webweaver – please email Nathalie@pacificgreens.org, put webweaver on the subject line, txs