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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

Idaho Greens begin Ballot Access Drive

As the 2020 election season comes into focus, the Green Party of Idaho is diligently working on the Ballot Access process necessary to get the Green Party of Idaho and your candidates on the ballot. The Green Party Ballot Access Committee is directly involved in making this year's bid a success. Idaho, as with all things #DirectDemocracy, has a particular set of rules designed to discourage the feint of heart. The following rules apply to the Ballot Access Petition: Continue reading

Gentrification in New York City

Gentrification is not something that is beneficial to long standing community members and the cultural make-up of our communities. Gentrification has been sold to many of us as a way for things to improve, but things should have been improved without the targeted displacement of our Black and Brown communities. Gentrification is a tool of displacement, greed and an extended arm of systemic racism. It does not create diversity. Our communities are and have always had diversity. Continue reading

Do you want to host our 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention?

The Annual National Meeting Committee (ANM) is now accepting Letters of Interest (LOI) for hosting locations for the 2020 Presidential Nominating Convention through May 12, 2019. Submitting a LOI does not obligate you to submit a proposal. Likewise, you do not have to send an LOI to submit a proposal by the deadline. It simply means you are interested in getting more information about hosting and the application process. The suggested (ideal) dates for the 2020 ANM/PNC are June 18-21 or June 25-28. We hope that all applicants will be able to exhibit and possibly have a very short presentation at the Annual National Meeting in Salem. The final location will be chosen by the National Committee in August.  Continue reading

A Model for Labor: Teachers on Strike!

Black and Green: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. In February 2018, 20,000 school employees walked out in West Virginia. At least 20,000 more walked out in Oklahoma. Then 40,000 teachers left work in Arizona. Teacher walkouts followed in Colorado, Kentucky & North Carolina. By 2019 Los Angeles & Oakland saw school walkouts. Continue reading

"Spring into Action" with Labor History Walk

Marshall, Michigan – A walk between two labor landmarks in Marshall on Saturday, May 4 will give people an opportunity to "spring into action", put some of their own labor into cleaning things up, and talk afterward about next steps. The event, which is open to the public, is posted at https://www.facebook.com/events/289001138684843/ The walk will start at 11:30 am at the intersection of East Drive, East Mansion Street, and Michigan Avenue, across from the VFW Hall -- original site of the house where a union known as the Brotherhood of the Footboard was founded in 1863. Continue reading

We celebrate Earth Day and we celebrate YOU

Earth Day To May Day! 05/04: NYC Cannabis Parade 05/11: Statewide Meeting and Platform Renewal 05/21: Lobby Day For 100% Renewable Energy by 2030 Coming Soon: FREE Online Political Education Workshops From GPNY On this Earth Day, please consider making a contribution to the Green Party of New York (GPNY) so we can produce more competitive campaigns, more compelling and inspiring resources and events, and be a more powerful ally to social movements. Registered Greens can become Supporting Members to strengthen local organizing, and we are grateful to allies who are Sustaining Donors. It's up to us to win Real Solutions that can't wait!  Continue reading

Earth Day Alert! Picket Governor Cuomo--NO WILLIAMS PIPELINE!

Nassau County, New York – All Nassau Greens and friends are urged to attend a picket to urge Governor Cuomo to stop the Williams Pipeline. Join with other climate activists at the LIU Post Tilles Center Atrium this Monday, April 22, from 10:15 AM-11:30 AM. The Tilles Center is located at 720 Northern Blvd, Greenvale, NY. Join us outside Governor Cuomo's Earth Day speech to demand he reject the Williams fracked gas pipeline proposed to run through New York Harbor. The Williams Pipeline is unnecessary, expensive and will harm both human and marine life. This fossil fuel infrastructure project is also totally incompatible with fighting climate change. Our planet requires more renewable energy, not additional harmful gas pipelines! Continue reading