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Green Party of Santa Clara County May Newsletter

Santa Clara, California – This week, May Day was celebrated around the world with marches & rallies to defend and protect workers' rights and demand economic equity, social justice, environmental responsibility, and global peace. Meanwhile, yet another U.S.-orchestrated coup to topple Venezuela's democratically-elected President Maduro has failed! 'We the People' know these issues are related. The U.S. disastrous economic policies of greed have led to growing income inequality, marginalization of our poor, lack of nationalized healthcare for all, and worldwide political instability. And we say #ENOUGH! Continue reading

Green New Deal Town Hall!

Bucks County, Pennsylvania –The purpose of this town hall is to provide our community with the chance to learn about the ambition, opportunity, and promise of a Green New Deal, hear from political and community leaders, and help everyone understand that the GND isn't about taking away cows or cars; it's about building things up and investing in the American people. Vera Cole, President of the Mid-Atlantic Renewable Energy Association, Jenny Isaacs, Chair of the Bucks County Green Party, and Russell Zerbo, a representative of the Clean Air Council, will speak about various aspects of the Green New Deal and take questions from the audience. Continue reading

New York State Convention on May 11

Saturday, May 11: Calling ALL Greens to Our Statewide Meeting and State Committee Platform Vote Join us in Rensselaer for the Green Party of New Yorks's 2019 Statewide meeting! Continue reading

Green Party of Minnesota announce annual convention

The Green Party of Minnesota is having it's annual summer convention on Sunday June 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the First Universalist Church, 3400 Dupont Ave S, Minneapolis, MN The agenda will include the hearing of resolutions, updating of bylaws and voting by the membership, election of CC members for 4 at Large seats, 1 youth seat, and 5 regional seats with no formal congressional district: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th, and 8th congressional districts. We will also hear updates from our elected officials and award our 1st Green Party Impact Awards in the categories of the 4 pillars. Continue reading

Green Party of New Jersey To Hold Its Annual Convention!

The Green Party of New Jersey (GPNJ) is excited to announce its annual convention on May 4th, 2019. The Annual Convention is the time when GPNJ reflects on its past year’s activities, hears about what is happening today, and plans for the next year. GPNJ is committed to supporting local grassroots organizing on issues of concern and to running electoral campaigns. The convention will take place at the Emanuel Lutheran Church, 1 Kirkpatrick Street, New Brunswick, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., on Saturday, May 4th, followed by a fundraiser for GPNJ at the same location from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Continue reading

A May Day Message

My great grandfather died as a result of injuries from a white supremacist's bomb. From Reconstruction up to the Civil Rights Era bombings and lynchings took thousands of black lives. Yet, for almost 100 years from 1877-1966 only one Southern white man, John S. Williams, was ever convicted of killing a black person in the USA. This glaring fact is indicative of the institutionalization of white supremacy. It is an example of structural violence.  Continue reading

The Green Party of Colorado stands with the sovereign people of Venezuela

The Green Party of Colorado (GPCO) strongly condemns today’s attempted coup in Venezuela by the US government-backed, right-wing terrorist group led by Juan Guaidó. The Venezuelan government and military have exhibited great restraint in dealing with these elements, which have been responsible for destroying medical clinics and setting pro-Chavista Afro-Venezuelans on fire in the streets. Continue reading

Happy May Day from the Green Party of New York

Happy May Day and International Workers Day! We hope you have a chance to gather with people in your community to celebrate movements of working people and the fight for Eco-Socialism. Green Party of New York members are welcome to join our Statewide Meeting on Saturday, May 11 in Rensselaer for an afternoon of workshops and the renewal of our state platform. Please RSVP online if you are interested in attending. Continue reading

Gulf South for a Green New Deal

New Orleans – Join us for an evening of ritual, short films, music, discussion, imagination and real conversation: about the ecological crisis we collectively face here in the Gulf South and what we must do to confront it. The National Road to a Green New Deal Tour is organized by the youth-led Sunrise Movement, and the Flagship New Orleans tour stop is anchored locally by the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy with a growing list of local co-sponsors. The Green Party of Louisiana is proud to get behind this effort, and as chair of our local New Orleans chapter, I'm writing to urge you to attend.   Continue reading

March with us on May Day

Join Minneapolis councilmember Cam Gordon, Commissioner LaTrisha Vetaw, and Minneapolis Greens in the 45th annual May Day Parade! The Green Party will march in the Free Speech section of the parade.  We will meet at Cedar Field near 25th street and 18th Avenue S. The parade starts at noon, so make sure to get there in time to join us for the full parade. For more information, you can check out the Facebook event here. Continue reading