The Green Party has always stood with the LGBTQ community in the ongoing struggle for justice, and we always will. Our Lavender Caucus is looking for volunteers to help us expand our work in this area and would love to hear from you. In addition to our other works of advocacy and activism, we participate in a number of Pride events around the state each year, including in Newton, Asbury Park, Maplewood, and Jersey City.
Hello Greens and allies! I am proud and excited to be starting my term as one of your co-chairs this June, 2018. I’m looking forward to working with all of you and I thank you so much for your ongoing support and trust, not just in me but in each other, making this party a welcoming and inclusive one for diverse people and opinions. My goals include growing our membership, increasing visibility and awareness of
Brick NJ- After campaigning hard since last April, Jessica Clayton was sworn in as the newest member of the Brick Board of education last Wednesday at Brick High school. During her campaign Jessica also helped organize the Green Party of Ocean County, held activist coalition events, and showed us all what a Green who spends time being an advocate for their community can accomplish. Jessica stated “When you show people that you are passionate about
The Green Party of New Jersey wishes all of our activists and partners a happy and revolutionary New Year! 2017 was a banner year for GPNJ. Our biggest success was in Brick, where Green candidate Jessica Clayton won her race for school board. Jessica ran on a platform of issues her community cares about, a progressive ideology supported by Ocean County Greens, earned a major union endorsement from CWA Local 1037, and won big. The
The world of communication has evolved and we can’t afford to set the clocks back 30 years. We no longer need a media empire to share information for us, we simply need to hit submit, and I for one, don’t want to go back to needing a printing press to distribute info. A fair and open internet is a crucial freedom we can not allow to be sacrificed on the altar of profit. For the
President Donald Trump’s proclamation recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a provocative and dangerous policy that will have repercussions, not only in the Middle East, but around the world. This is not, however, only about foreign policy and easing tensions in the Middle East. Trump’s action will likely increase the day-to-day hardships of Palestinians in occupied territories, who already live under state sponsored oppression, into something far worse. To fully understand the impact
GREEN PARTY OF ATLANTIC COUNTY CHAIR MICO LUCIDE RESPONDS TO POST-ELECTION REMARKS BY DEMOCRAT CHAIR by Mico Lucide Mico Lucide The Third Party Paradox; Major Parties before Election Day: “Don’t vote third party! They won’t win, you’re wasting your vote!” Major Parties after Election Day: “It’s because of Third Party votes that we lost. We lost because of their impact.” Recently, Atlantic County Democratic Chair Michael Suleiman in part blamed Green Party Candidate Melissa Tomlinson
The Green Party of New Jersey strongly condemns the New Jersey Herald’s endorsement of Assemblyman Parker Space. In addition, the Green Party of New Jersey demands the removal of editorial staff responsible for the utterly inappropriate and unacceptable language published in justification of their endorsement of Assemblyman Space. In August of this year, Space made national news by posting a picture of himself in front of a confederate flag emblazoned with a picture of Hank
Former Interim DNC Chair told us what we already knew. The establishment decides Democratic Party primaries, not the people. In the wake of the statements made by former interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile in her recent book, the Green Party of New Jersey would like to remind the citizens of New Jersey that we take no corporate money, and our grassroots organizing approach prevents big party bosses from making shady deals. Why does that matter?
Candidate For Atlantic City Mayor Henry “Hank” Green Candidate for NJ Assembly LD-2 Mico Lucide Candidate For Atlantic County Freeholder Melissa Tomlinson Candidate for Assembly LD- 24 Aaron Hyndman Candidate for Brick School Board Jessica Clayton Barry Bendar Candidate for Ocean County Freeholder Candidate for State Senate LD- 28 Troy Knight- Napper Gubernatorial Candidate Seth Kaper- Dale and Lt. Gov Candidate Lisa Durden Candidate for Assembly LD- 18 Sean Stratton Much of the