July Regular Mtg on Monday! Special GPOC Convention Notice. News from GPUS.

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:

  • July Monthly Meeting - Monday July 1, 7:00 pm
  • Special GPOC Convention, Sunday, July 14, 7:00 pm - 1st Notice
  • Barb's Birthday Fundraising Party Recap
  • Latest From the Green Party US and the Green Shadow Cabinet
  • Become a Green Sustainer

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!  

July Monthly Meeting - Monday July 1, 7:00 pm The Syracuse Greens meet on the firstMonday of the month at 7:00 pm at 2013 E. Genesee St. Next week we will be focus primarily on local organizing work related to campaigns of our candidates. Please come if you would like to take part in the strategizing, and to learn how you can be involved with the actual campaign work as a volunteer. You can RSVP at http://syracusegreens.nationbuilder.com/july_monthly_meeting

Special GPOC Convention, Sunday, July 14, 7:00 pm - 1st Notice The Coordinating Committee has affirmed the wishes of the June 3rd Green Party of Onondaga County meeting to hold a Special County Convention. The Green Party of Onondaga County Special Convention will be at 7 pm on Sunday, July 14 in the Community Room of the Syracuse Peace and Social Justice Center at 2013 E. Genesee St. in Syracuse. All registered Green Party members are encouraged to attend. Please let us know you're coming by RSVPing here. 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 Elections the next day).
2. Consideration of platform amendments.
3. Organizing ourselves for the election campaigns.

Barb's Birthday Fundraising Party Recap
Missed last week's Fundraising Birthday Party for Barbara Humphrey?  Or just want to flash back to the good time had?  Visit the recap for pictures at http://barbforboard-syracusegreens.nationbuilder.com/barb_s_birthday_fundraiser_recap  Barbara is the Green candidate for Commissioner of Education, and if you'd like to support her you can still make a contribution at her donation page.

Latest From the Green Party US and the Green Shadow Cabinet
> Historic decision against the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) - 
Green Party Praises Supreme Court's Rulings on Same-Sex Marriage
> Supreme Court Ruling Puts Voting Rights Under Attack - 
http://greenshadowcabinet.us/statements/respond-supreme-court-push-new-voting-rights-laws-amendments
> Obama's Climate Proposal Fails to Address Climate Change - 
http://greenshadowcabinet.us/news/release-obamas-climate-proposals-fall-dangerously-short-ignore-time-critical-opportunity-revive

Let us know what you think about these issues.  Comment below, Email your message to syracusegreens@yahoo.com, or post on our Facebook page.

Become a Green Sustainer
We are grassroots and people-powered but our growing party does needs financial resources to be effective. Please donate what you can and Become A Green Sustainer Today. We're the only ones we can count on to help fund our independent, non-corporate, party.

Now, for the future,

Ursula for the Green Party of Onondaga County Coordinating Committee
(Frank Cetera, Michael Donnelly, Howie Hawkins, Barbara Humphrey, Jessica Maxwell, Ursula Rozum)

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