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"Join the Merriment"

The Maine Green Independent Party will hold it's 2017 Fall Assembly & Special Convention in Belfast on November 5th, 2017. The $20.00 registration fee includes a pot luck lunch. for those unable to attend, the event will be streamed live at https://www.facebook.com/mainegreens/.  Belfast Free Library106 High St, Belfast, MaineNovember 5, 201711:00 am – 3:00 pm Continue reading

Regional Green Party Gathering in Plymouth Meeting, PA

The Montgomery Country PA Greens are hosting a regional Green Party meeting on Monday, October 23rd, to engage with area members. We'd love to see Bucks Greens well-represented at this event! You can RSVP via Facebook at the link below. Jules Mermelstein will be speaking & Montco Greens have reached out to local unions to request their participation and find ways to blend our political activism with union activity. Continue reading

Green Party Candidate Enters Maine's Governor's Race

Green Party candidate Betsy Marsano today kicked off her campaign to win the party's nomination in Maine's 2018 governor's race. The Waldo resident told reporters at a State House news conference Tuesday that Maine needs new leadership. Marsano has a long history of working on behalf of Green Party issues, particularly those aimed at improving the environment. Continue reading

Waterford Green & Democratic Candidates Endorsed by State Teachers' Union

  On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the American Federation of Teachers Connecticut Chapter voted to endorse two candidates in the upcoming Waterford municipal election: Deb Roselli Kelly for Board of Education and Joshua Steele Kelly for Representative Town Meeting in District 3. Deb is currently an assistant principal at East Lyme High School, and Josh is an MPA candidate at the University of Connecticut. These were the only two candidates running in Waterford, from any political party, to be endorsed by the union, which is the organization that represents the teachers in the Waterford Public School system. In the letter of endorsement from Teri Merisotis, AFT's Connecticut's Legislative Advocate, Teri stated that the decision was based on the candidates' "commitment to working families and advocating for issues that are important to AFT Connecticut's members. Such as; protecting public sector jobs, maintaining quality public education, and protecting collective bargaining for workers." Continue reading

It's Official!

You can now register in the state of Utah as a Green! Please visit the online voter registration site, and change your registration to Green. It takes less than a minute to do, and every registrant helps us immensely. Time to #TurnUtahGreen https://vote.utah.gov/vote

Sixth Maine Peace Walk for Conversion, Community and Climate

  The Maine Greens are co-sponsoring the Sixth Maine Peace Walk for Conversion, Community and Climate, October 13-21. Please get involved if you can and share. The walk will largely be centered in Bath and concentrate on the serious need to convert Bath Iron Works (BIW) to peaceful and sustainable production. Continue reading

Green Party of Michigan State Membership Meeting

  Please join us for the State Membership Meeting of the Green Party of Michigan on October 7 in Marquette! Saturday, October 7, 20178:00 AM – 9:00 PM EDT Marquette Township Community Center1000 Commerce DrMarquette, MI 49855 Continue reading

Michigan Greens Oppose Push for Hunting of Sandhill Cranes

The Green Party of Michigan has come out in opposition to Michigan State House Resolution 154, which urges the opening of a recreational hunting season on sandhill cranes. GPMI's consensus decision matches its opposition to a similar proposal for hunting mourning doves, which voters rejected by over 2-1 in a 2006 referendum. Continue reading

Green Party of New York Calls for Single Payer Health Care; Climate Action; A Ban on Plastic Bags; and Mass Transit Funding

The Green Party of New York State announced its four top state legislative priorities for 2018: enact a statewide single payer universal health care program; enact a Green New Deal to promote full employment and accelerate the transition to 100% clean energy; provide $40 billion or more in funding for mass transit in NYC and statewide; and enact a statewide ban on plastic bags. The Party will continue to support a broader legislative agenda, including pushing for campaign finance and political reform, criminal justice reform, immigration (DREAM Act) and equal rights, local government revenue sharing, and affordable housing. Continue reading

Running Black: 21st Century Politics in America featuring Ajamu Baraka

Our keynote speaker for the Green Party of Minnesota launch of the Black and Brown caucus and panel on Running as a Black candidate in todays current political culture will be former Green Party Vice Presidential Ajamu Baraka with our very own Samantha Lee Pree-Stinson as our host! We are so excited to start launching a Green Party Black and Brown Caucus, come learn more! Continue reading