31 Messages

Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
March 31, 2021 at 9:59 PM

Events: No Water Shutoff's, GOTV, Membership Drive, and Spring Convention

NationBuilder John -- Illinois Green Party   No Water Shut-Off's Tonight at 7pm on LiveStream to Facebook and Youtube: The moratorium to stop water-shutoff's ends 3/31. Hear from Illinois Green Party members in the #NoAmerenShutoffs campaign on their experiences…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
March 24, 2021 at 10:18 PM

Be Green! Earth Hour, Membership Drive and More!

NationBuilder John -- We are Green  Our nation – and our world – face a “perfect storm” of economic and environmental crises that threaten not only the global economy, but life on Earth as we know it. The dire, existential threats of climate change, wars for oil, …
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
March 17, 2021 at 10:04 PM

We Are Green! Community Control and Future Focus

NationBuilder John -- We are Green? The Illinois Green Party?supports a restoration of a healthy public sector,?in those areas of the economy where public ownership and control of the economy is appropriate such?as transportation, communication, water, power and o…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 24, 2021 at 11:07 PM

Sign up to Join the Fight for Justice & Equality!

NationBuilder John -- We are Green  THE GREEN PARTY STANDS IN SUPPORT OF WORKING PEOPLE The right to organize unions, bargain freely and strike when necessary is being destroyed by employers and their representatives in government. Today, nearly one out of ten w…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 18, 2021 at 4:05 PM

We Are Green! Single-Payer 101 Presentation, Petitions, and Community-Based Economics Panel

NationBuilder John -- We are Green  We support single-payer universal health care and preventive care for all. We believe that health care is a right, not a privilege. Our current health care system lets tens of thousands of people die each year by excluding them…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 11:03 PM

Live Green, Be Green: Green New Deal Volunteer Sign-Up and More!

NationBuilder John -- We are Green    If you are willing to fight for the Green New Deal sign up at www.ilgp.org/volunteer. Guarantee a Living Wage Job For Every American Willing and Able to Work Establish a Full Employment Program That Will Create 25 Millio…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 3, 2021 at 11:54 PM

Non-Violence, Healthcare and More Green Issues

NationBuilder John -- We are Green  We are a political party in Illinois fighting for economic and social justice, the environment, open government and grassroots democracy. We do not accept corporate contributions.  We are for Single-Payer Healthcare.  We are fo…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
January 27, 2021 at 11:40 PM

We Are Green

NationBuilder John -- We Are Green We are grassroots activists, environmentalists, advocates for social justice, nonviolent resisters and regular citizens who’ve had enough of corporate-dominated politics. Government must be part of the solution, but when it’s co…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
January 20, 2021 at 10:44 PM

Organizing Efforts Continue and Updates on Jan. 25th Events

NationBuilder John -- Massive change requires massive organizing. Massive organizing requires big resources. The big donors from the corporations and the 1% will never support the changes we’re all fighting for.  Give what you can and keep working, learning, teac…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
January 14, 2021 at 9:40 PM

Stop the War on Yemen, Black Lives Matter, & Grassroots Democracy

NationBuilder John -- Stop the War on Yemen       Please join Peace Action Committee of the Green Party of the United States on January 14, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Eastern time, 4:00 p.m. Pacific for an informative Zoom webinar on why Americans should join the global d…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
January 6, 2021 at 2:01 PM

Jan. 6 Event: Suppression of Small Party Candidates: Why it Matters

NationBuilder John -- 2021 has been filled with lots of political energy! Our events page keeps on growing! RSVP for today's event and more at www.ilgp.org/events.   Information about today's event is below:  Jan. 6 Event Illinois Green Party co-sponsored with Mi…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
December 30, 2020 at 11:09 PM

The Illinois Greens are starting the New Year with some great events!

NationBuilder John -- Happy New Year! As one year closes, another begins! The Illinois Green Party is starting off 2021 with a lot of events. You can help the Green Party?in shaping policy and events, click here to sign-up.? ? Events? ? Thursday, Jan. 7 at 7pm …
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
December 17, 2020 at 2:11 AM

Endorsed Candidates, Volunteer Sign-Up and Save the Dates!

NationBuilder John -- Announcing Endorsed Candidates?for 2021 Jessica Bradshaw?for Carbondale City Councilperson?(seeking third term) Daniel Giers?for Member of Regional Board of School Trustees, Macon and Piatt counties David Wilcox?for Helen M. Plum Public…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
December 9, 2020 at 10:42 PM

Membership, Chapter Meetings, and Events

NationBuilder John -- The Illinois Green Party is working hard on building solutions for environmental justice and social justice.?If you would like to join and become a member of the Illinois Green Party, click here.? ? Upcoming Events? Sunday, December 13th 1pm…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
December 2, 2020 at 11:59 PM

Holiday Party, Working Groups, and More!

NationBuilder John -- The Illinois Green Party is working hard on policy solutions for 2021, including the LaSalle Street Tax and the Green New Deal. If you would like to learn more, or would like to help out in a group, contact [email protected]? ? Upcoming Eve…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
November 2, 2020 at 11:34 PM

Election Day is November 3rd!

NationBuilder John -- Election Day is Tuesday, November 3rd!    The Illinois Green Party has candidates across the state  and up and down the ballot in 2020!    If you are planning on mailing in your ballot, it must be postmarked by November 3rd. For additional in…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
October 19, 2020 at 11:01 AM

Illinois Green Party Virtual Candidate Gala Series 10/19 and 10/20

NationBuilder John -- You are invited to the Illinois Green Party Virtual Candidate Gala Series, featuring some of our 2020 Illinois Green Party candidates. Keynote speakers are the Green Party candidate for President Howie Hawkins on Monday, October 19th and Gr…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
September 16, 2020 at 5:49 PM

U.S. Senate Candidate David Black - Virtual Event and Visit to Peoria

NationBuilder John --       Peoria Area Green PartyFor Immediate Release: September 15, 2020 U.S. Senate Candidate David Black to Visit Peoria Peoria, IL—David Black, Illinois attorney and Green Party candidate for the United States Senate, will be in Peoria for …
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
August 12, 2020 at 10:07 PM

Black Lives Matter, Violence as a Health Crisis, and Third-Party Green Candidates

NationBuilder John -- ? As we enter mid-August in full campaign mode, there are solutions that stand with the Four Pillars of the Green Party, which are:? Ecological wisdom, Social justice, Grassroots democracy, and Nonviolence. ? Social justice is an im…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 9:53 PM

The Campaigns are Heating Up! Volunteer Form, Candidate Events, and More!

NationBuilder John --   We are starting to heat up in this campaign season! Green solutions are being pushed along in a positive way all over the State of Illinois! Reasonable solutions that are based on our 10 Key Values are being seen more and more everyday as t…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
July 30, 2020 at 6:27 PM

Congratulations to our Candidates! Who is Ready to Campaign? We are!

NationBuilder John -- ? The two corporate parties never make it easy for Greens to get on the ballot, and Illinois has some of the worst ballot access laws in the nation. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was extremely difficult for third-party candidates …
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
July 18, 2020 at 12:58 AM

ACTION NEEDED NOW! Last Weekend to Help Get Greens on the November Ballot!

NationBuilder John -- Last chance to sign Illinois Green Party candidates' e-petitions! Please click on the link below if you live in any of the following counties: Christian, Cook, DuPage, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Kane, Lake, Macon, Madison, McHenry, Perry, S…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
July 15, 2020 at 12:30 PM

ACTION NEEDED NOW! Help Get Greens on the November Ballot!

NationBuilder John -- Green Party candidates across the state are e-petitioning to be on the ballot. To sign any of these e-petitions, all you have to do are three easy steps (which should only take a minute or two) which are explained in the following link: Sign …
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
May 20, 2020 at 2:24 PM

Teach-In For Peace Tonight!

NationBuilder John -- Illinois Green Party Co-Hosts Video Teach-In for Peace Tonight Contrary to the old song “Down By the Riverside,” we DO have to "study war" -- to know how to overcome it. Consider: How many Americans even know that the U.S. is at war in Somal…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
April 24, 2020 at 4:34 PM

Victory!

NationBuilder John --  Illinois Greens Score Major Victory in Lawsuit! Justice is something for which we constantly struggle but only occasionally obtain in the U.S. legal system. Once in a while, though, we get a measure of it. And we are pleased to announce that…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
March 24, 2020 at 12:13 AM

Biden vs. Trump?! Oh $$$$!!

NationBuilder John -- Biden vs. Trump?! As if a deadly virus pandemic didn't give us enough to worry about right now, the thought of having Joe Biden and Donald Trump appearing as the sole "choices" for president on the November ballot is itself a pretty sickenin…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 28, 2020 at 2:21 PM

Join Us in Chicago Saturday!

NationBuilder John -- Join Us in Chicago Saturday! Last call and reminder: The Illinois Green Party’s 2020 Spring Convention and membership meeting will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Mayfiel…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 19, 2020 at 12:53 PM

Updates on Our Spring Conference, February 29th!

NationBuilder John -- Updates on Our Spring Conference, February 29th! As previously announced, the Illinois Green Party’s 2020 Spring Convention and membership meeting will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Third Unitarian C…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
February 10, 2020 at 7:37 PM

ILGP Spring Convention Coming February 29th!

NationBuilder John -- Illinois Green Party Spring Convention Coming February 29th! The Illinois Green Party 2020 Spring Convention and membership meeting will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Third Unitarian Church, 301 N. Ma…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
January 20, 2020 at 10:29 PM

MLK Opposed Exploitation, War and Racism. So do we.

NationBuilder John -- “We must recognize that we can’t solve our problem now until there is a radical redistribution of economic and political power… this means a revolution of values and other things. We must see now that the evils of racism, economic exploitati…
Illinois Green Party Outreach · [email protected]
December 21, 2019 at 2:40 AM

Happy Holidays from the Illinois Green Party!

NationBuilder John -- The Green Party: Leading the way on social progress “Marijuana should be legalized, though its legal use should be restricted to adults.” That’s what the very first platform of the Illinois Green Party declared – in March 2000. As Illinoisan…