Green New Deal webinar

GPNY Co-Chair Gloria Mattera Joins Transition US for Green New Deal Webinar Transition US hosted a "deep dive" webinar on September 16, 2020 into what the Green New Deal is and where it came from. Green Party of NY Co-Chair Gloria Mattera and 2004 Green Party Presidential Nominee David Cobb participated on a panel detailing the current status of national efforts and attempts to implement these ideas on the ground in Santa Barbara, California. Continue reading

Lisa Savage participates in first of four debates

Lively U.S. Senate debate puts front-runners Collins and Gideon on the hot seat In one of the nation's most closely watched races, the candidates challenge one another on health care, racial inequality, judicial nominations and dark money in politics. You can watch it here. Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democrat Sara Gideon traded shots over health care, money in politics, judicial nominees and President Trump's reelection campaign during a fast-paced first debate of Maine's closely watched Senate race. Continue reading

Green Wave candidate showcase episode 1

Greens across the country are campaigning in exceptionally difficult conditions at a time when we need Greens in office more than ever. We want to lift up these Green campaigns and so we're happy to announce the first in a series of Green Wave Candidate Showcases that was livestream at 9:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 10th. David Cobb will be hosting the Green Wave Candidate Showcase and interviewing several Green Party Candidates. The Showcase was livestreamed on our Facebook page and our YouTube page starting with a countdown of candidate shout-outs at 8:30 PM ET. Continue reading

The Money Power Revolution: From Private Debt to Public Money

Hosted by Joe Bongiovani, Sue Peters, Mary Sanderson, Howard Switzer Masses of people world-around are standing up against state violence which has put the plutocracy back on its heels. We face a protracted depression and environmental extremes, with a dysfunctional political system corrupted by big private money power. Many small businesses collapse while huge fortunes are made by a few. Panicked consumers stockpile paper, food, and weapons. The governmentโ€™s reaction is inconsistent and ineffectual. Ordinary commerce grinds to a halt; investors can find no safe assets. Political factionalism grows more intense as everything falls apart. The conditions for revolution are being met. Continue reading

We're Here and We're Queer

Hosted by AJ Reed This interactive workshop is for participants that want to know more about the LGBTQ+ community and the intersectionality of LGBTQ+ rights. The workshop format will be both lecture and discussion. Continue reading

Media Tips for Candidates

Hosted by Holly Hart Media Basics - a broad overview of what is involved, including campaign materials, "traditional" media, social medial, tips and resources Continue reading

Impact of COVID on the Black Community

Hosted by Trahern Crews This workshop will focus on Reparations for the American Descendants of Slavery. Participants will learn about measures that are taking place at the local state and federal levels across the country to implement reparatory justice policies and what they can do in their city or state to help. Facilitators will explain how Reparations have become an issue in the 2020 Presidential election. Continue reading

It's All About the Benjamins: Budgeting, Fundraising and Finance for Green Party Candidates

Hosted by Hillary Kane Come to this workshop to learn the ins and outs of the various financial aspects of campaigning -- how to get money, how to spend money, and how to keep track of it. We will cover each of these three topics in succession. This workshop is ideal for current and future candidates, campaign managers, fundraisers and treasurers. Continue reading

GPUS Elections Database: How to use it

Hosted by Mike Feinstein How many Greens are running for office this year in the U.S? How many have run in other years? In our history? What offices do Greens run for the most? Which Greens have been elected - and to what kind of offices? The answers to these and many more questions are found in the Elections Data Base of the Green Party of the United States! You are invited to an interactive workshop to understand how the Green Party Elections Data Base works - and how you can use it for your advantage in Green Party organizing. ย  Continue reading

Linking CRM strategy, tactics, and metrics to the Strategic Plan

Hosted by Philena Farley What is the goal of our CRM initiative? Is it to increase donation revenue, increase average order size for branded merchandise, decrease ballot access acquisition costs, improve voter retention, or decrease inquiry response times? The process of defining a value-based CRM plan starts with linking the highest-level Strategic Plan goals to a clear set of specific CRM strategies and tactics. This workshop will demonstrate how to align CRM metrics with the outcomes we are trying to accomplish soย we can track progress towards those goals. Continue reading