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Join Howie and Jia at Union Square for Campaign Announcement!

By   April 23, 2018

Please see below for a special message from Howie Hawkins!

As you may have heard, I am again seeking the Green Party nomination for governor, both to #DemandMore from our government in response to the ecological, economic and social crises we face, and to win the votes we need to retain our party’s ballot line and keep running local candidates across our state.

I’m thrilled to share with you now that Special Education Teacher, education justice organizer and teachers union member Jia Lee has agreed to run for Lt. Governor on the Green Party ticket, as my running mate.

Will you join Jia as she announces her campaign this Wednesday at 3:30pm on the south side of Union Square?

I will be there to support Jia’s campaign launch, and we will follow her announcement with a special organizing meeting just a few blocks away at Mercy Bar (129 E 15th St, New York, NY 10003 in the upstairs room). So we welcome you to attend even if you can’t be there right at 3:30pm!

I had the honor of running with teacher Brian Jones four years ago, and our campaign accomplished much. I could not be happier that, once again, GPNY will have a Teamster and Teacher at the top of ticket in 2018!

Jia’s tireless work in and out of the classroom to ensure a fully-funded, quality education for every student is an inspiration to me, and I know she will inspire you too.

If you can join us on Wednesday, please RSVP at this Facebook event, or email info@gpbk.org

Thanks so much for your support in 2018,
Howie Hawkins

Green Party Of Brooklyn February 5th Meeting

By   February 4, 2018

Hope to see Everyone Monday Feb 5th at 7 PM at the YWCA (30 Third Avenue, Brooklyn)!

RSVP on Facebook

Our agenda:

We are looking forward to a lively discussion of what is important to you as a Green Party member, and how we can organize and engage around those important issues.

Nominations and vote for GPBK State Committee representative. Our county delegation has a vacancy due to one of our representatives moving away from Brooklyn. Nominations for the empty seat will be taken at the meeting. If you are interested in being nominated or nominating someone else, please contact gloria@gpbk.org. You must be registered Green Party in Brooklyn to be eligible.

Proposed by-laws change. GPBK leadership proposes the following amendment, designed to clarify the timelines around candidate authorizations. Per our bylaws, this amendment will be brought up for discussion at this meeting, and then formally voted on at the following meeting.

Proposed addition to 4.3 Meetings
Insert new language in 4.3.2: A meeting will be called not earlier than 28 days and not later than 7 days before the first day to sign designating petitions. The purpose of the meeting shall be to adopt a platform, or to pass resolutions for the nominating, authorizing and/or endorsing Green Party candidates for party and/or public office in the upcoming election; and such other business as the members may propose
Re-number the other sub-sections in 4.3 accordingly

Hope you can join us.

In solidarity,
Gloria Mattera