Sunflower Seed E-Newsletter June/July 2017

Welcome to the June/July 2017 issue of the Sunflower Seed! In this issue you will find updates on our 2017 Green campaigns, hear about a giant success in Minneapolis, meet a potential Green statewide candidate for 2018, find out how you can join GPMN in supporting a new Black-led Credit Union and other ways you can get involved! Enjoy!

Volunteers urgently needed for the state fair

The Minnesota State Fair is less than a week away, and the Green Party of Minnesota needs your help to ensure we continue our long tradition of Green Politics at the fair! 

As of this sending of this newsletter, we still need volunteers to fill the shifts below. Volunteers get a ticket into the fair for each day you volunteer. It's easy, fun, and a great way to help support and grow the Greens!

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Monday (8/28) 5pm-9pm (2 spots)
Tuesday (8/29) 5pm-9pm (2 spots)
Friday (9/1) 5pm-9pm (2 spots)
Saturday (9/2) 9am-1pm
Sunday (9/3) 1pm-5pm


To sign up, go to www.mngreens.org/green_fair_2017

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Greens Stand With Charlottesville

We condemn the racist violence that has taken place in Charlottesville, VA, which has left one anti-racist activist dead, and many more injured.

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Statement on Recent BC Greens' Anti-Union Actions

Statement on Recent BC Greens' Anti-Union Actions

The Green Party of Minnesota strongly opposes recent comments by British Columbia Green Party leader Andrew Weaver, whereby he has vowed to “never support” card check recognition for workers trying to organize a union in Canada.

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Green Cam Gordon, Philando's killing not justified

I am deeply saddened, stunned and disappointed by the Yanez verdict, even as I am not surprised. As hopeful as I was, I am not surprised.

There is no doubt in my mind that Philando Castile’s killing was not justified. Justice has not been served. This judge, jury and legal system has failed the people of Minnesota.

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Justice For Philando

The Green Party of Minnesota stands in solidarity with the family of Philando Castile today, in the wake of a devastating verdict. We share the outrage of both the family and the community over the system failing Philando, as it has for countless other black and brown people.

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Sunflower Seed E-Newsletter May 2017

Welcome to the May 2017 issue of the Sunflower Seed! In this issue you will find updates on our 2017 Green campaigns, hear about giant Green Party of Canada election successes, get information on our upcoming membership meeting (June 24th) and find other ways you can get involved! Enjoy!

We need YOU to become a sustaining donor!

In addition to paying our wonderful Party Administrator Betsy, your donations will make it possible to send out mailers on behalf of our 2017 candidates, order new Green Party Minnesota t-shirts, banners, flags, and all sorts of things to get our message out beyond the internet! Please consider becoming a sustaining donor for as little as $10 a month today!

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DFLers undermine Lena Buggs' housing and racial equity policy

Two new Ramsey County Soil and Water Board policies, one aimed at retrofitting multi-unit dwellings and the other at addressing disparities in the district, both introduced by Green Supervisor Lena Buggs on June 1, did not pass on a 2-2 vote.

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Billy Menz Endorsed For Minneapolis Park Board

The Green Party of the 5th Congressional District, which covers Minneapolis, has just endorsed Billy Menz for Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Commissioner for District 1.

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Green Park Board Commissioner Annie Young to Retire

The Green Party of Minnesota would like to sincerely thank Green Minneapolis Park Board Commissioner Annie Young for her many years of service. She has announced that she will retire from the Park Board after her current term ends this year.

Annie has always been a pioneering and visionary activist in all the fields she endeavored to enter. Politics has certainly been no exception. Annie was one of the very first Green Party elected officials in the state of Minnesota. She will retire as one of the longest-serving Green Party elected officials in the entire country.

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Sunflower Seed E-Newsletter April 2017

Welcome to the April 2017 issue of the Sunflower Seed! In this issue you will find out how you can get involved in our 2017 campaigns, learn how our candidates and elected officials are standing up for our communities, hear about big Green Party of England election successes, and read about how Greens in Greater Minnesota are getting energized, organized and engaged! Enjoy!

We need YOU to become a sustaining donor!

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In addition to paying our wonderful Party Administrator Betsy, your donations will make it possible to send out mailers on behalf of our 2017 candidates, order new Green Party Minnesota t-shirts, banners, flags, and all sorts of things to get our message out beyond the internet! Please consider becoming a sustaining donor for as little as $10 a month today!

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