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South Central Michigan Greens to Meet

The South Central Michigan Greens local will hold its monthly meeting 1:00  – 3:00 pm on Saturday, December 15 at the downtown Jackson Coffee Company (201 South Mechanic Street in Jackson). The agenda will recap some of the items discussed at the November 24 post-election meeting at the Biggby's Coffee location in Emmett Towmship, including news that the next Statewide Membership Meeting has been scheduled for March 10, 2019 at Muskegon Community College. Continue reading

Latest News from Philly

Here's a rundown of what happened at the most recent General Membership meeting of the Green Party of Philadelphia (GPOP). There is no General Membership meeting in December, but at our January meeting we will hear from candidates for both our 2019 City Committee (like a steering committee) and nominations for 2019 elections, including City Council. Continue reading

Mental Health: Heartbreak & Healing

St Louis, MO – The next episode of Black & Green Wednesday will feature a panel discussion on Mental Health: Heartbreak & Healing. In a society soaked with violence and toxins, we are witness to an epidemic of “mental illness” – or is it a symptom of a bigger pathology? Join us for a compassionate conversation as we question the causes of suffering, call for humane care and the need for to change the underlying conditions feeding fear. We will discuss some innovations – and question others – as we challenge the Treatment Industrial Complex and ourselves to demand changes for a saner world. Continue reading

"if you are home, you can vote!"

Baltimore, MD – In 2007, a group of local activists led by former felons, went to Annapolis with a bill they had crafted entitled, the Voter Registration Protection Act, which restored voting rights to former felons upon completion of their court-ordered sentence. However, they continued fighting to expand the law even further, and in 2015 Out for Justice and others successfully got the Maryland General Assembly to extend that opportunity to anyone who was not currently incarcerated, which took effect in 2016.  Continue reading

Latest News from California

We have some exciting announcements for the month of December! Desiree Davenport, has won her seat for the Humboldt Community Services District in the final counts, making her the 4th elected Green Party candidate in Humboldt County. “I will speak up for working families and find solutions such as an affordable water program for our low-income residents, seek grants that taxpayers already fund for infrastructure repair and upkeep and reward ratepayers who are using water wisely,” Desiree said to the Tuluwat Examiner in an interview. Continue reading

Thought about running for office?

Have you thought about running for office? Even if you haven’t, consider the following: Americans are hungry for new voices outside the political establishment. National polls show that roughly 60% of Americans - including over 70% of millennials - agree that we need a new major party. With local elections coming up in Spring, now is the perfect time to think about running for office with the Wisconsin Green Party to help build the movement for people, planet and peace from the grassroots up. Continue reading

Green Party of Santa Clara December Newsletter

The Green New Deal When we Greens talk about our policies and platform it may seem that we are talking about separate platform planks. But our policies come together in an integrated plan called the Green New Deal! You all may have heard a lot about it in the recent weeks as young progressive Democrats seem to have found the concept and brought it to corporate Media'a attentions! Continue reading

Join the Illinois Green Party

From its inception in 1999, the Illinois Green Party, like the national party, has always prided itself in refusing any and all corporate money. This core value, which separates Greens from the two corporate-sponsored parties, is due in part to the Ten Key Values on which our party is based. The Green Party and its candidates will never "sell out" the people or planet, because we cannot be bought. As a state party, we are committed to building an Illinois that will end all forms of discrimination and oppression, provide quality healthcare for all, full access to quality education by all, a living wage for all workers, and a transition to a ecologically sustainable society. Because of our commitment to people powered politics, we have to rely on our supporters to spread our message and grow a truly alternative political power in Illinois.  Continue reading

Celebrants at Rev Pinkney's birthday pledge to fight on

Benton Harbor, MI – A spirited birthday celebration for Rev Edward Pinkney, on October 27 in Benton Harbor, Michigan, drew family, friends, and activists from Michigan , Illinois, Ohio, California and even Denmark. Rev Pinkney's daughter Latoya Williams sang for the gathering , commenting that she loved everything about the party. Marvin Haywood thanked the reverend for his support for Benton Harbor community and concern for justice for those who have no voice. Dorothy Pinkney said her husband's "70 celebration was very successful with an amazing turn out". Continue reading

Journey back to the Migrant Caravan

This week, the Real America with Jorge Ramos team travels back to Mexico. This time at the Tijuana border to check in with the migrants. The Central American migrants have traveled for weeks from far distances in hopes the U.S. seeks compassion However, the U.S. has shown quite the opposite treatment given all the pushback from the administration and violence from several entities, including Mexican officials. If there is no legal possibility to apply for political asylum for some of these people, they will do it illegally. Continue reading