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Draft Agenda for PGP Spring Nominating Convention, Saturday 21 May 2016

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Draft Agenda for PGP Spring Convention, Saturday May 21, 2016

Location: Corvallis
Initiative endorsements and updates
Vote on proposal to reduce size of Coordinating Committee
Review Strategy plan
Voter registration plans
Candidate nominations
Reports on chapter endorsements for non-partisan offices
Consideration of Presidential candidates and delegate selection for national convention
Scheduling of next convention


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Green VICTORY! FERC issues decision to deny Jordan Cove LNG permit

lng_no-a_0.png   In a huge victory for Greens and the citizens of Oregon, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission denied Jordan Cove Energy Project's permit to operate a liquefied natural gas terminal.  Read more about this rare but vital win on Pacific Green Party activist Randy Prince's facebook page!

Call for Youth Caucus vote on Co-sponsorship of the GPUS Economic Democracy Platform Amendment

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A few weeks ago, the Young Greens proposed an amendment to the Green Party's platform that rejects capitalism in favor of more sustainable, just, and democratic economic models. After hearing comments via email, our website, and Facebook, the YGUS Steering Committee has unanimously endorsed the proposal, and calls on all Young Greens to lobby their state’s National Committee members to vote to pass the amendment.

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Coverage of Jill Stein's visit to Oregon

jill_stein_120_px.jpg   Great coverage of Jill Stein's recent trip through Oregon in the Corvallis Gazette-Times, Eugene Weekly, and two segments on KLCC here and here.  Also available is an audio recording of Jill's speech in Corvallis made by Roberta Hall.

Jill Stein's visit to Portland 20 Jan 2016

Video courtesy of the Cascadia Chapter of the Pacific Green Party of Oregon Member Mike Easrussi of Jill Stein speaking at Mark and Amanda Smith’s house this last Wednesday 20 Jan 2016.

Stein wants Corvallis to go Green

Jill_Stein_Corvallis_2016_01.jpg   Read great coverage of Jill's speech last Thursday night in this Corvallis Gazette-Times article!

Jill Stein to speak in Portland and Corvallis

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Dr. Jill Stein, the Green party’s 2012 Presidential nominee and 2016 front-runner, will discuss her participation in the Paris COP 21 Climate Change conference and the future of the climate change movement at three events this week in Oregon.

The first event is a fundraiser in Portland, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 4 p.m., at a House Party hosted by Mark and Amanda Smith at 4219 NE 73rd Ave and is open to the public.  Later that day at 7 p.m. Jill will be part of a panel featuring activists from 350 PDX and Right to Survive at the Peace House, 2116 NE 18th Ave

On Thursday, Jan. 21, in Corvallis Jill will be speaking at a free public presentation at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2945 NW Circle Blvd. starting at 7:00 p.m. Her talk is entitled “Ecological Economics and Jill Stein's Green New Deal.”

Pacific Green Party Winter Convention

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Pacific Green Party Winter Convention

Saturday, January 23, 2016. 10 am to 4:30 pm.

Growers’ Market, 454 Willamette St., Eugene OR 97401.

Near the Amtrak Station.

Local contact: Alan Zundel, alanzundel@yahoo.com, 541-510-8804

PDF files are available for Convention Minutes and Signin Sheet.

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Jill Stein To Hold Press Conference in Portland Thursday 1/21/2016

Jill Stein to speak on Climate Change in Portland Wednesday 1/20/2016

PACIFIC GREEN PARTY 

NEWS RELEASE

 

For immediate release:  January 13, 2016

Contact:  Seth Woolley at 503.953.3943 or 

            Blair Bobier at 503.559.6176

GREEN PARTY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

COMES TO PORTLAND 

Jill Stein, the party’s 2012 nominee and 2016 front-runner,

will discuss her participation at COP 21 and the future of the climate justice movement 

Green Party Presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein will talk about the future of the climate justice movement and her participation in last month’s Paris conference on climate change at a free public presentation in Portland, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, at the Peace House, 2116 NE 18that 7:00 p.m. Stein will be part of a panel featuring activists from 350 PDX and Right to Survive. 

While in Portland Stein, a Harvard-educated physician, author and award-winning environmental activist, will also attend a fundraiser on January 20th and hold a press conference on January 21st.  The fundraiser, a House Party hosted by Mark and Amanda Smith, will take place on Wednesday at 4 pm at 4219 NE 73rd and is open to the public.  After her Portland engagements, Stein will visit Corvallis before she heads to San Diego to participate in a debate with other contenders for the Green Party’s presidential nomination.

Pacific Green Party members in Oregon have served on the Corvallis, Ashland and Salem city councils and include current councilors, planning commissioners and a Circuit Court Judge.  Greens serve in hundreds of elected offices throughout the United States and have been elected to parliaments around the world.  Green Parties everywhere share a commitment to sustainability, peace, grassroots democracy and racial, social and economic justice.  For more information, visit www.pacificgreens.org.

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