, your local Green Party is making moves in our region as we our region is opening up. We remain hopeful in the midst of the emerging challenges to protecting our environment in NWI and promoting human rights and democracy throughout all our communities. The legislature recently removed important regulations that protected various wetland areas. Your local Green Party is monitoring how that change that will make it easier for corporate developers to remove ecologically sensitive non-connected wetland areas. We are committed advocating on the local level for our environment. As we move into the unprecedented time of assault on our most fragile ecosystems, the NWI Green Party needs you to advocate and act with us. Join us as we make a difference in NWI.
July NWI Green Party Meeting
Urschel Pavilion, 63 Lafayette St, Valparaiso at one of the picnic tables Sunday, July 18, 2021 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Our July NWI Green Party meeting returns to the outside and away from our computer screens. On Sunday, July 18,2021 at 2pm join us at one of the picnic tables at the Urschel Pavilion in downtown Valparaiso for an open air gathering. You are asked to wear a mask for further safety of those around us. Organize with us as we look to our Green activities for the summer here in Northwest Indiana. Any updates to the meeting will be posted on Facebook. In the event that there is an event filling the pavilion, we will find a suitable location near by.
Indiana Greens Gathered in Statewide Annual Congress Your Indiana Green party met via Zoom for our annual state congress and one of our local members, Michael Cooper was elected as treasurer of our state party. We congratulate Michael for taking on that important responsibility. The Congress was our state business gathering where the members, local groups and affiliated caucuses came together to elect our state officials and vote on platform and bylaws. The special keynote speaker was Green Party Mayor of Galesburg, Illinois, the Honorable Peter Schwartzman.
Members also voted and elected officers for the INGP Coordinating Committee and delegates to the national party. The election was held by Ranked Choice Voting and the results were as follows:
Officers: Chair: John Shearer Vice-Chair: Cassiday Moriarity Treasurer: Michael Cooper Documentarian: Ken Saylor Communications Director: Byron Holmes
National Delegates: Sarah Dillon andJacob Peterson
The INGP would like to thank the interim board and members of INGP for their contribution to the growth of the Green Party in Indiana and to the mission to advance the Green movement through political and non-political means over the past transitions. Everything the Green Party does is based on the four pillars: Democracy, Ecological Wisdom, Nonviolence, and Social Justice.
Support Your Local Green Party
Support your local Green Party and become a member of the NIW Green Party today. Membership are $10 for adults, $5 seniors and students. You can join by clicking on the appropriate membership links here or the buttons at the bottom of our home page www.nwigreenparty.org
Also you can make a donation to the NWI Green Party to further our presence in the region by clicking the donate button. You support helps up to keep the movement going in these times. Thank you for your continued work to make NWI the Crossroads of Green America!
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