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  • Working toward a future where people and planet are valued, and our government represents all of us.

Working Toward Sanity and Democracy

by GPPA Co-chair Sheri Miller

Here we are again; finishing up another year of the Green Star Newsletter and nearing the end of my second year as Co-Chair. I've been honored to work with amazing volunteers and supporters across the state whose belief in the Four Pillars and 10 Key Values has given strength to our cause. 


BALTIMORE – We are so excited to share with you that the Maryland Green Party has officially launched our 2019 year-end fundraising campaign! We have the goal of raising $2,500 in individual gifts and 28 new monthly sustaining donors to our ranks by December 31st. I know how much our Maryland Green Party values of ecology, social justice, and grassroots democracy mean to you and I so hope that you’ll join me in making a gift of $15, $30, or $99 to secure a more equitable and sustainable Maryland for all!


PHILADELPHIA – The 2020 election season is off to a fast start, and the Green Party of Pennsylvania (GPPA) has big plans. We want Green candidates across the Commonwealth to run for state legislature.  We know voters are tired of the same old politics in Harrisburg, and ready to hear new voices supporting the 4 Pillars and 10 Key Values of the Green Party.  

To ordinary citizens, running for office often feels intimidating.  The Green Wave Team of GPPA is here to educate potential candidates from the start.   And between now and the end of this year, our Sowing the Seeds candidate incentive campaign will make a $250 donation to all candidates who organize and file a campaign committee for 2020.


BALTIMORE – Over the past year, the Maryland Green Party has been actively working to regain Ballot Access and to lay a foundation for the 2020 election. We look forward to the 2020’s as a crucial decade for the direction of the state of Maryland and for the Planet, we know that increasingly more and more people are demanding an alternative to the two party system and we want to be well positioned to be that alternative.

So far this year we have:


  • Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance Coming to Illinois!

For years, Popular Resistance has been an indispensable source of information for the peace movement and struggles for economic, racial and environmental justice. Now co-director and frequent contributor Kevin Zeese will be coming to Illinois to speak at several events, including our Fall Conference in Urbana on October 26th. 


EUGENE, Or – The focus of the Pacific Green Party will defined at the convention to be held on Saturday, October 19; but our aim is to focus on statewide races while supporting local races and local chapter strengthening. We are making the convention accessible for participation online via zoom meeting by going to this link: https://zoom.us/j/950279953

Please let us know you are coming by registering; particularly if you want to join us for the evening social in Coos Bay; you can email [email protected].


  • Working toward a future where people and planet are valued, and our government represents all of us

Colonialism, Capitalism, and Conquest Versus Connectedness

by GPPA Co-chair Alan Smith

My great grandfather, James, built a house for our family and white supremacists bombed it. He died from the injuries he suffered. He was Cherokee. His wife's mother was Lumbee, and lived enslaved on a North Carolina plantation.


Petition Signing Party for Santa Clara Green County Council

Saturday, October 5, 3:00 – 6:00 PM
San Jose Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 S 7th St, San Jose, 95112

Please join us at our Petition Signing Party as our County Council candidates gather signatures from registered Greens to get on the ballot for the March 2020 Primary Elections! Come by and enjoy a fun afternoon of food, drinks, and music while meeting new Greens and discussing our work and campaigns.


HOUSTON – Climate Strike & Extinction Rebellion events have been called for everywhere 9/20-9/22. The Green Party of Texas (GPTX) encourages all Greens to participate with these events in their area in order to amplify the clear demand for climate action and peace. The People's Mobilization is planned in NYC, and the Green Party Peace Action Committee (GPAX) has schedule and other information.


Get Ready for Campaign Season!

Santa Clara, Ca – As leaves start to fall off trees and California Assembly and Senate members reconvene in the Capitol, we, Santa Clara Greens, get ready to fight for the causes and campaign for the bills and candidates we have endorsed. From Public Banking, Rent Control, and Ranked Choice Voting bills to the Climate Strike to our County Council elections, we are busy bringing our Green values to our communities.


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