Triple Divide, Monthly Meeting, Campaign School, Platform Planks, Sustainers

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Friend, For Your Consideration -- 

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"Triple Divide" Film Screening and Q & A with the Directors
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When: Monday, March 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM, doors open at 6 PM
Where: All Saints Church (1340 Lancaster Ave, Syracuse)
Admission: suggested donation $5 at the door 
Social/Info: https://www.facebook.com/events     /791876150841580

Come join the Syracuse Greens and other co-sponsors for a screening of "Triple-Divide", which is said to be the only documentary of its kind on the controversial subject of fracking capable of speaking to all sides, with exclusive interviews from the industry, experts, and Americans suffering in the wake of shale gas development. 

“It’s the best movie on fracking to date [using] facts, not fiction or spin” wrote Pennsylvania resident, Robert Donnan. Academy Award nominated actor Mark Ruffalo co-narrates the film, taking part in the project after being shown an online screening a few weeks before the final release. 

Please join us along with the film makers, Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, to watch the documentary film "Triple Divide"(90min). Following the film, there will be a short Q & A and discussion by the filmmakers and local experts Joe Heath and Freida Jacques. 

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Onondaga County Monthly Green Party Meeting

When: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Where: Green Party Office at 2013 East Genesee St, 1st Floor, Syracuse
*** Note the meeting has been moved from Monday to Wednesday due to the Triple-Divide screening.

If you have questions about the meeting, contact Chair Barry Lentz, belsyr@aol.com. Monthly meetings are open to Green party members are supporters.  The agenda for the meeting will focus on:
  • The upcoming Campaign School on March 22;
  • Activities related to the Green Party of New York State Convention on May 17;
  • Other Upcoming local events.
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Scan-Website-Color_Resized.jpgSpring 2014 Sustaining Member Campaign

Help Us Double Our Local Sustaining Members to the Green Party of NYS by Monday March 31st.

  • Our Local Onondaga County Party Organization gets 50% of your State Monthly Donations.
  • For every 10 Supporting Members our Local County gets an additional Voting Member on the Green Party State Committee.
  • You Will Receive the State Party News Publication and a GPNYS Membership Card.
  • Determine Your Own Dues Level via Honor System - A Suggested Sliding Scale Dues Rate Based Upon Income.

Visit http://scan.me/497jtm or scan QR Code.  Contact Treasurer Frank Cetera at SyracuseGreens@yahoo.com or 315-308-1372 for a paper form/application.

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Campaign School in Syracuse on Saturday March 22nd

Campaign School is open to anyone interested in being a more effective agent for social change and intended for prospective campaigners, organizers, and candidates. 

Register at http://www.syracusegreens.org/syracuse_campaign_school_2014 for organizing skills and concepts such as: 

Why Are you Running? - How to be the Candidate - The campaign budget - Grassroots Fundraising - Working with the Media - Voter Outreach, Voter ID and Voter Registration - Organizing Successful Campaign Events and a keynote by Howie Hawkins, 2010 Green candidate for Governor, seeking Green nomination in 2014.  

The campaigns school is open to all Greens and supporters. Cost: $10-$20 (sliding scale, we will strive to keep our costs to a minimum).  Register today! Space is limited - help make 2014 the year everything changes! To volunteer with planning, outreach, logistics, and workshop topics, please email Ursula ursula.rozum@gmail.com or Frank franklen9807@gmail.com.   

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NYS Green Party Platform Submissions 

The State Platform Committee and interested Greens are using a wiki to collaborate on potential planks to be adopted at the May 2014 GPNYS convention.  Please visit http://platform.gpnys.com/index.php?title=Main_Page to learn more and contribute.

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