RALLY in the BELLY OF WESTCOTT

GREEN PARTY RALLY in the BELLY OF WESTCOTT
Sunday, November 3, 2013 from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Beer Belly on Westcott Street, Syracuse, NY

It's Beer Belly Day for the Green Party!  Celebrate our volunteers, supporters, friends - and GO ALL-IN FOR VICTORY on Tuesday, November 5th.  Free Food, Free Fun, & YOU.  No RSVP required, see you there!

You can RSVP and share at http://syracusegreens.nationbuilder.com/green_party_rally_in_the_belly_of_westcott

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1 Week Till Election Day - The Time is NOW For The Future!

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Exactly one week until E-Day!  Please give what you can of your time.  Can you give one evening, one hour, some time over the weekend?  You are the lifeblood of the Green's campaigns for Howie, Barbara and Kevin.  There is no time like now for the future!

PHONE BANKING: 5:30-8:30 PM - TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY

GOTV DOOR CANVASSING: Various Times through the day to meet your schedule -  WEEKDAY EVENINGS, SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY

ELECTION DAY VOLUNTEERING:  ALL DAY on TUESDAY NOVEMBER 5th - Poll Watching, Ride Giving, Human Billboards, Door Knocking, Phone Calling.

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A Direct Appeal from Howie Hawkins - Thank You. There's Only 10 Days Left.

I owe you and all of my supporters big time. 190 of you have contributed financially to my campaign so far. Over 30 of you have volunteered to make phone calls, knock on doors, drop literature, lick stamps, plant yard signs, and more. I am working hard with your support – knocking doors, making calls, attending meetings, and communicating with media– taking opportunities to connect with voters during all waking hours. This campaign is truly a grassroots, collective effort. 

Our campaign has already paid for two direct mailings, literature, postcards to public housing tenants for meetings, phone banking, and other expenses. With 10 days to the election, we need to make a final push.

We need to raise money for our last major expense: $2,500 for paid Get Out the Vote (GOTV) workers and materials. Our GOTV plan calls for, in addition to volunteers, 200 hours of paid work by campaign workers who will take off from their regular jobs to work on this campaign the last four days. We need them. 

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A Direct Appeal from Barbara Humphrey - Elections are One Week Away and We Need YOUR Help!

Election day is barely one week away. It has been an exciting six months since we announced our campaigns for mayor, 4th district common council and school board.  We have been working hard to deliver our message to Syracuse that the Green Party will speak up for Syracuse and Syracuse schools.  As the candidate for Board of Education, I am speaking up for fully funded schools and the rights of students, families, professional educators and support staff, and neighborhoods to take back our schools as centers of community life and quality public education.

While the state refuses to give Syracuse equity school aid, Governor Cuomo calls for "death penalties" for low performing public schools and NYS Education Commission John King requests permission to take over failing school districts using students' high stakes test scores based on Common Core Standards.  As a Green, I have the independence to speak up for our fair share of state aid and speak up against federal No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top mandates--implementation of unproven curricula, high stakes testing against that curricula, and using test scores to punish teachers, close schools, fail districts and lead the way to privatization of public education.   

 

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Halloween Party and Lit Drop Weekend!

Where are you going to be on Election Day?  We need a crowd of hands and feet, a critical mass, a multitude of citizens, a band of brothers and sisters, a throng of support, an aerie of Green Hawks committed to building a more just community.  Sign up to volunteer on E-Day!

We're knocking on the doorstep, both literally with our canvassing, and proverbially, as we're working hard to push Howie Hawkins over the threshold to election (he won 48% of the vote in 2011).  This year, please help us make change and make history by participating in Syracuse campaigns - phone-banking to voters happens every weeknight from 5:30-8:30. Our door to door effort goes out Monday-Thursday at 5 pm - dark.  Visit our Syracuse Greens Volunteer page and sign up; call Volunteer Coordinator Frank Cetera at 315-308-1372 or email at syracusegreens@yahoo.com.   

  • LIT DROP WEEKEND!
    Pickup materials between 10:00-11:00 AM on Saturday, 
    and between 11:00-12:00 NOON on Sunday.
  • ANNUAL GREENS HALLOWEEN PARTY
    Sunday, October 27, 2013 from 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Art Rage Gallery - 505 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY
  • THE MAYORAL DEBATE!
    Monday, October 28, 2013 starting at 7:00 PM
    Onondaga Community College, 101 Whitney Hall
  • THE ONCE AND FUTURE SOLUTION TO SYRACUSE'S FISCAL CRISIS
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2 Weeks Till Election Day - Many Hands Make Light Work

Remember we need you for door knocking every M, T, W, TH from 5:00 PM - Dark; and phone-banking every M, T, W, TH from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM.  Give an hour or three as soon as you can :>) If everyone gives one hour per week we'll have this licked.

  • LIT DROP WEEKEND!
  • ANNUAL GREENS HALLOWEEN PARTY
  • CONTACT and RSVP
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A Direct Appeal from Kevin Bott - Let's Finish Strong!

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This is Kevin Bott, Green Party Mayoral candidate.  A lot has been happening in the past few months and I wanted to let everyone know where things stand, and what we need in order to make a difference with a Green Party WIN!

Election Day is less than three weeks away. And as you probably know the campaign has been working hard to get Mayor Miner to debate -- to no avail.  In the meantime I’ve been working hard going to candidate forums, taking any opportunity to talk to the press, writing op-ed’s and doing all I can to get out the Green Party message.  

Miner still has over $340,000 to spend on her campaign and she most likely will be using it for TV ads and to get out the vote closer to Election Day. So at this point we need all the help we can get -- making phone calls, knocking on doors, distributing literature. There are so many things you could help with.   Even if you can't come into the office or go out door knocking, our Volunteer Coordinator can set you up for phone banking from home. Fill out our volunteer form or contact Frank Cetera at franklen9807@gmail.com or (315) 308-1372.  Read on to find out how else you can help over the next two weeks!

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Global Frackdown Saturday Canvassing; Halloween Party!!!


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It's time to shine.  You've identified yourself as a volunteer, or expressed interest in getting involved as a volunteer.  The Time Is Now!  Besides the Global Frackdown and Halloween Party events, we have door knocking every T, W, and TH from 5:00 PM - Dark; and phonebanking every T, W, TH from 5:30 - 8:30 PM.  Give an hour or three as soon as you can :>)

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Kevin, Howie and Barbara on the Campbell Conversations

WHEN October 13, 2013 at 6pm - 6:30pm
WHERE your radio tuned to WRVO, livestream http://wrvo.org

"One could argue that the most energetic opposition to the Democratic candidates for Syracuse City offices this November is coming from a third party, the Greens.  In this edition of the Campbell Conversations, Grant Reeher speaks to Kevin BottHowie Hawkins, and Barbara Humphrey, the Green Party candidates, respectively, for mayor, city council, and board of education.  The conversation explores their collective vision for a new set of city policies, and a new way of governance."

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Special Monday Night Work/Pizza Party Meeting; Tuesday Night GOTV Webinar Viewing

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Make Your Plan to Volunteer for the Final 4 Weeks of Campaign Season and E-Day!

With less than 4 weeks till election day on Tuesday November 5th we need all hands on deck!  Phonebanking and door canvassing are taking place almost every day, can you commit to a couple slots each week?  Howie Hawkins received 48% of the vote in 2011, and with everyone's courage, dedication, and effort, we can overcome that gap!  We can get Barb Humphrey a spot on the School Board and provide a real voice for student-centered education.  We can shake up the Mayor's office with Kevin Bott and a campaign for leadership not management. 

  • OCTOBER MONTHLY MEETING - PIZZA/WORK PARTY!
  • GETTING OUT THE VOTE (GOTV) WEBINAR
  • CURRENT NEEDS
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