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Pittsburgh Green Party joins Stop the Station

PITTSBURGH – Stop the Station is a coalition of local activist groups fighting for police accountability in the city of Pittsburgh, PA. It was initially formed in the summer of 2020 to fight the relocation of the Zone 5 Police Station to East Liberty at a cost of $3 million. There was a backlash from the community to the project and to the city’s lying that the decision was by popular demand. Since then, Stop the Station has gained much support and momentum. The Green Party of Allegheny County (GPOAC) is a member of Stop the Station’s Community Control Coalition. Continue reading

Green Party requests public hearings to review California’s top two experiment and alternatives to it

Dear Chair Marc Berman and Chair Steven Glazer, We are writing to request that the California State Assembly Committee on Elections and the State Senate Standing Committee on Elections and Constitutional Amendments convene a public inquiry process, to include public hearings around the state, to review California’s top two experiment and alternatives to it — including proportional representation for the state legislature and ranked choice voting for single-seat, statewide office. Continue reading

Green Party of Washington joins the Lummi Nation and others urging the return of this captive orca to her native waters

SEATTLE – The Green Party of Washington supports the efforts being coordinated by representatives of the Lummi Nation and others to return Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut to her home waters of the Salish Sea. Who is Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut? Sk’aliCh’elh-tenaut is the Lhaq’temish (Lummi) Nation name for last remaining Southern Resident Orca to be held in captivity. She is also known as “Tokitae” or by her Seaquarium slave name “Lolita”. Continue reading

Rally for Julian Assange!

Downtown MKE 10:00 am Saturday just north of the Sunburst Sculpture | See Julian's Father & Brother #homerun4julian MADISON, WI – As part of the #homerun4julian USA tour to save Julian's life, the Wisconsin Green Party is joining a "Meet the Shiptons: Julian Assange's Father and Brother" – public rally outside near the Sunburst Sculpture. Chat with the Shiptons as they discuss Julian – the peace advocate and publisher currently held in Belmarsh prison as the U.S. appeals. Continue reading

June 2021 News from the EcoAction Committee

EcoAction Committee Newsletter EcoAction Committee on Facebook | gp.org Request for volunteers The EcoAction Committee helps coordinate efforts by the Green Party in the United States to impact on ecological issues and to assist Green Party electoral candidates in raising such issues. The EcoAction Committee members are appointed by state Green Parties (up to 3 per state) and by national GP caucuses. Continue reading

Massachusetts Officially Acknowledges Juneteenth

SOUTH DEERFIELD, MA – The Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) honors JuneteenthJuneteenth.gif 2021, the first year the holiday is officially recognized in Massachusetts. Juneteenth arose out of the celebrations on June 19, 1865, when the slaves of the last Confederate holdout were officially freed in Galveston Texas. It was the starting point, but nowhere near the finish line for true equality of all Americans. The GRP Co-chairs would like to acknowledge and honor the following persons who contributed to the well-being, prosperity and freedom of all Americans. Continue reading

California General Assembly June 19 & 20, 2021

SAN FRANCISCO – The Green Party of California's next General Assembly (GA) will be held on June 19 & 20, 2021. This will be a virtual General Assembly taking place by video and teleconference. Continue reading

Green Party of California stands against the brutal apartheid regime of Israel

The Green Party of California stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people and with their fight against the brutal apartheid regime of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territories SAN FRANCISCO – June 8th, 2021 - The 11-day carpet bombing of the Gaza Strip by the Israeli military from May 10 to May 21, 2021, killed 248 Palestinians, including 66 children, and injured over 1,700 people . More than 1,000 buildings, schools, hospitals, businesses and roads have been destroyed by devastating airstrikes leaving at least 6,000 residents homeless, displacing tens of thousands, and depriving almost half of the population of Gaza of access to water and electricity in the midst of a raging pandemic and without the protection of a vaccine. Continue reading

Juneteenth & Pride

Celebrate Freedom & Pride San Jose, CA – Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It is a time for joy and celebration, and it's also time it is finally made a U.S. holiday, something that may happen with the unanimous passage of a Senate resolution on June 15, 2021 establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day. Continue reading

Indiana Green Party June Newsletter - A People-Powered Party

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Green Party (INGP) hopes you are as excited about this month's June newsletter as we are. Each event revolves around our focus as a people-powered party. We hope to see you at a few! Attend and learn more about your local Indiana Greens!! Please join us for these upcoming events Continue reading