Obama on Thursday - and Remembering the March on Washington next Tuesday!

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Come participate as a Green at these two very special events in the upcoming week.  Let's stand in the streets and with each other against Obama's many policies of injustice, and reflect on the fight for social and economic equality for all in the wake of the 50 year anniversary of the March on Washington.

Protest Action Against President Obama at Henninger High School on Thursday.

Forum on the Fight for Civil Rights and Economic Justice: 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: the Unfinished March - Where Do We Go From Here?

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Change the System, Not the Climate - Intern with the Green Party this Fall!

Organize for the Better World We Know is Possible By Interning With the Green Party this Fall!

The Syracuse Green Party is looking for interns to assist with 2013 Green Party campaigns. We provide a friendly work environment and plenty of opportunities to take on responsibility and gain practical organizing experience.

Hours and start date are flexible. We ask for a commitment through the end of November 2013. To apply, please send resume and a letter of interest to ursula.rozum@gmail.com.  In your letter, be sure to let us know what social/political issues you’re most concerned about, what skills you would bring to the internship and what you hope to learn.

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E-News 8.13.13 - E-News - Green House Parties and Upcoming Events; County Chair, Fall Convention

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Syracuse Greens 2013 campaigns are in full effect - everyday, candidates and volunteers are reaching out to voters about practical solutions to the challenges facing our city. And we need YOU to join our team - there's door knocking, phonebanking and nitty gritty behind the scenes work to help with. In 2013, Howie Hawkins won 48% of the vote - help our candidates win in 2013 by signing up to volunteer, today! Speaking of which, Mayoral candidate Kevin Bott's website is now live and online, visit it to learn all about Kevin's 5-on-5 Issues of leadership, poverty & jobs, education, justice, and birth.  Click "Read More" to get full details of the following:

  • Greens House Parties
  • Upcoming Events - Be Seen Being Green!
  • Some Special Thanks and a Notice
  • Become a Green Sustainer
  • Sign Up to Volunteer
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E-news 8.1.13 - Sunday Brunch w/ the Punk Patriot; Barb's New Blog; Greens Monthly Meeting

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Everyday, our campaigns are gearing up to make 2013 a winning year for the Syracuse Greens and we need your help! In 2011, Howie Hawkins won 48% of the vote in his campaign for Syracuse City Council. In 2013, we intend to win. HowieBarbara and Kevin, can't do it alone. Please, join us at upcoming events, make a donation, and sign-up to volunteer. Many hands make light work - and 2013 can be the year the Syracuse Greens win! Click "Read More" to get full details of the following:

  • Brunch w/ Asher Platts (the Punk Patriot) of the Maine Green, Sunday August 4, 11:30 am
  • Barb's New Blog
  • Syracuse Greens Monthly Meeting - Monday August 5th at 7:00 pm
  • Become a Green Sustainer
  • Sign Up to Volunteer
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Green candidates attend Greater Syracuse Labor Council Education event.

July 24 - Syracuse Green Party candidates attended a special Candidate Education event hosted by the Greater Syracuse Labor Council. 

Above: Howie Hawkins (2nd from right) studiously taking notes. Bottom left: Kevin Bott, Green candidate for mayor. 

Below: Barbara Humphrey, (in yellow), Green candidate for Commissioner of Education. 

 Below: Campaign team David Pittman and Reina Apraez learning the latest about the issues important to the local labor movement.

David and Reina

 

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E-Blast 7.23.13 - Get Involved and Volunteer! Hawkins Meet & Greet; Restore the Fourth Mega-Rally!

The latest News and Events from the Green Party of Onondaga County via our E-News.  We are a party of activists - so come get active with our local campaigns and help make a difference in the Green Party's success!  Click "Read More" to get full details of the following:

  • Get Involved and Volunteer - We Need You For a Winning Campaign!
  • Miranda Hine Meet & Greet House Party for Howie Hawkins - Thursday July 25, 6:00 pm
  • Restore The Fourth Mega-Rally - Saturday July 27, 1:00 pm
  • Become a Green Sustainer 
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Kevin Bott Will Be Green Party Candidate for Mayor of Syracuse

On Sunday, July 14, 2013, the Green Party of Onondaga County voted to give Kevin Bott the Green Party's designation as candidatefor mayor of Syracuse. Official paperwork substituting Kevin Bott for Howie Hawkins in the mayoral campaign will be filed at the Onondaga County Board of Elections on Monday July 15, giving the Green Party a three person slate going into the 2013 local campaign season: Kevin Bott for Mayor, Barbara Humphrey for Commissioner of Education and Howie Hawkins for 4th District Councilor. 

Here is the text of a statement Bott presented the following statement to the Green Party of Onondaga County Special Convention:

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E-Blast 7.10.13 - Volunteer for Campaigns, Protest Hydrofracking, and Come to the Special Convention

The latest News and Events from the Green Party of Onondaga County via our E-News. Meetings are open to all registered Greens and supporters. We are a party of activists - so come get active with our local campaigns and help make a difference in the Green party's success!  Click "Read More" to get full details of the following:

  • Volunteers Needed for Our 2013 Campaigns!
  • Frack-Free Future
  • Special Convention

We hope you are doing well and staying cool and that you're read to help make 2013 a winning year for the Syracuse Greens. We have two PHENOMENAL candidates for local office, Barbara Humphrey for School Board and Howie Hawkins for City Council - they are ready to speak up for Syracuse - are you ready to help them win? 

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New Planks for Consideration at Special Convention

As announced on 6/27/13 the Coordinating Committee of the Green Party of Onondaga County has called a special convention to be held at 7 PM on Sunday, July 14 in the Community Room of the Syracuse Peace and Social Justice at 2013 E. Genesee St. in Syracuse.

The agenda will include:

1. Final decisions on candidate designations (before acceptance and declination forms in response to designating petitions are due at the board of election the next day).

2. Consideration of platform amendments.

3. Organizing ourselves for the election campaigns.

At the Special Convention the Platform Committee will present the following six planks for ratification as additions (amendments) to the 2013 GPOC Platform.

Section 2, Education for Lifelong Learning.  2-5. Support Teachers & Instructional Staff

Section 4, Jobs & Community Enterprise.  4-6f. Guarantee Credit Union Loans for Worker-Owned Cooperatives

Section 5, Public Safety & Criminal Justice.  5-11. Ensure Equal Employment Opportunities for Ex-offenders (Ban the Box)

Section 5, Public Safety & Criminal Justice.  5-14. Assure City Defendants are Judged by a Jury of their Peers

Section 5, Public Safety & Criminal Justice.  5-15. Create Community Residential Facilities for Juvenile Petty Crime Offenders

Section 5, Public Safety & Criminal Justice.  5-16. Create a No Drone Fly Zone in the City of Syracuse

Please contact Platform Committee Chair Barry Lentz if you have any questions, concerns or comments about the proposed planks prior to the convention.  Click through to read full text of proposed new planks.

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Join the Syracuse Greens 2013 campaign team!

It takes a village to grassroots raise a campaign! We are looking for Green activists to fill the following vital roles to support our local candidates: Volunteer Coordinator, Scheduler, Data Manager, Fundraiser, and Special Ops.

Full descriptions below. To volunteer for a campaign position, send an email to reinapraez@gmail.com and ursula.rozum@gmail.com. Let us know which position you are interested in, why you would be excited to work in this capacity and any relevant experience you would bring to the campaign. If you have never worked on a campaign with the Syracuse Greens, please provide contact info for a reference (friend, colleagues, comrade) that could vouch for your skills! If you have ideas of other ways you'd like to help, please email Ursula and Reina.

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