Fairfax Greens January Meeting

Sunday, January 15th, 1-3pm, Reston Regional Library, Meeting Room 1

Open to the public. Only members in good standing may vote. Attend two meetings in 6 months to be good standing.

Draft agenda:
Vet two potential local candidates either in person or by conference call.
Update on 15NOW campaign.
Update on anti-Trump campaigns.
Create a targeted anti-ACPL campaign.

To add items to the agenda, please email will.lupinacci@gmail.com
We are expecting 9 or so people to attend.

NoVA (Fairfax) Greens December Meeting & Loudoun Greens November Meeting

The next NoVA (Fairfax) meeting is at the Fairfax City Regional Library
Sunday, December 11th, 1-2:30pm, Meeting Room A/B

Draft agenda includes:
-renaming local
-talking with folks interested in running house of delegates races
-discussion of anti-Trump protests, and our role in activist organizations/protests
-updating outdated bylaws

The next Loudoun Greens meeting is November, Monday the 28th
Wegmans- Village at Leesburg, 101 Cross Trail Blvd, SE at 7pm
Exact locations there: Upstairs above the bakery area

Clarity on Green Party Locals, November Fairfax Greens Meeting (this local used to be called NoVA Greens)

For clarity there are three Green Party locals in NoVA: Fairfax Greens (also called “NoVA Greens”), Loudoun Greens (in formation, their events are posted here), and Arlington Greens http://greensofarlington.org/. The Fairfax Greens will be holding a vote soon to determine whether to stop using the term “NoVA Greens” altogether as it is confusing.

The next Fairfax Greens meeting is this Saturday, November 19th, 3:30pm-5:00pm, Oakton Library, Meeting Room 2
For real-time discussion, please join www.facebook.com/groups/novagreens

Fairfax Greens Meeting Draft agenda (email jcaseywhite@gmail.com or will.lupinacci@gmail.com for additions)
Election roundup.
Identify seats for upcoming elections, as well as potential candidates.
Amend outdated bylaws by vote.
Reports on anti-fascist events in Virginia.
Explore ways to become involved in activist group, “Food not Bombs”.
Discuss news local to Fairfax County.
Update on our 15NOW NoVA campaign.

First Loudoun Greens Local Meeting!, October NoVA Greens Meeting, First Meeting of the Greens and Libertarians, Jill Stein Canvassing

Maria Bergheim from Loudoun4Bernie is starting a new Green Party local in Loudoun, please attend if you live in Loudoun.
Their first meeting is at Rust Library in Leesburg, October 3rd 7pm-8:45pm, Meeting Room B

The NoVA Greens local (Fairfax, Falls Church, Alexandria) monthly meeting is October 15th, 11:30-1pm, Meeting Room 1
We will be voting on a coalition with Socialist Alternative DMV, discussing our 15NOW campaign, and recruiting people to run for 2018. If you’d like to become more involved in a campaign to raise the minimum wage, please sign up at 15nownorthernvirginia.com

For the first time in my memory the NoVA Greens and NoVA Libertarians will be hosting an event together. We will be watching the first Trump-Clinton debate together. It’s in 2 days, September 26th, at O’Sullivans Irish Pub in Arlington starting at 9pm. 3207 Washington Blvd, Arlington

There is still a Jill Stein canvassing campaign going on. For more info visit http://www.jill2016.com/corbett9verizonnet/canvassing_for_jill_at_the_washington_metros

To get more up to date news on the party and campaigns, please join www.facebook.com/groups/novagreens

Also, the various Green Party booths this month were a success.
greenpartyvegfest
dcvegfestbooth
arlington greens

15Now Campaign, Coalition with Socialist Alternative DMV

We are involved in a newly formed 15Now campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 in the Fairfax/Arlington area. We very much need more volunteers. To volunteer please sign up at www.15nownorthernvirginia.com You can also like our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/15-Now-Northern-Virginia-683551861813907/

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The NoVA Greens have formed an almost official coalition with Socialist Alternative DMV, it is through this joint effort we are launching the *non-partisan* 15now campaign. This is non-partisan because we are reaching out to other parties and other orgs for them to be involved in the leadership structure as well.

Jill Stein on the Virginia Ballot, Stein coordinators, Greens at the DC Vegfest, Loudoun Local

Big month for us.

Jill Stein made the Virginia ballot. Thanks so much to all the volunteers! Travis Holmes (holmes.travis@gmail.com) is the new state Stein campaign coordinator. Jonah Thomas (jethomas5@gmail.com) is the regional Stein coordinator. Email Jonah Thomas about all things Stein first, if he doesn’t get back to you, you can email Travis.

Folks in Loudoun are bringing a Loudoun Green local back together, more updates as that unfolds.

NoVA Green Diana Castillo is organizing a Green Party booth at the DC Vegfest (event hosted by Compassion over Killing). If you’d like to help email dianahelene@gmail.com She needs help manning the booth anytime from 11am-6pm, September 24th. Location: Outdoors at Yards Park in the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. Lot H/I, across from Nationals Park. INTERSECTION OF N ST. SE AND FIRST ST. SE, DC, DC

As always, events and rapid party discussion are at www.facebook.com/groups/novagreens . Please join that group if you haven’t already to keep up with the local Green Party.

September NoVA Greens Meeting – Local Formation – Stein Campaigning

Fairfax City Regional Library, Sunday September 4th, 3-5pm, Room A/B

Now that Jill Stein is on the ballot (thanks everyone for your help!) here in Virginia we can begin to sort through things we’ve been delaying. Including

– Filling vacated NoVA Greens local positions, including PR rep
– Facilitating the creation of a Loudon Green Party local
– Identifying a state Stein coordinator (or assigning unofficial roles)
– Announcing and coordinating party, activist, and Stein campaign events.

Please let me know anything else you would like to add to the agenda.

House Party for CNN Green Party Town Hall Viewing — Arlington County Fair Booth

Farzad Mansouri has graciously allowed us to use his house for a watch party of the CNN Green Party town hall. The party is from 8:30-10pm and the broadcast itself is from 9-10pm. Feel free to bring drink/snacks. Please RSVP for this event. His address is 2506 Logan Wood Dr, Herndon, VA
You can RSVP here
https://www.facebook.com/events/498255257031884/
or by emailing will.lupinacci@gmail.com

Also,
The NoVA local and the Arlington local will have a joint booth at the Arlington fair. We are at booth H14, which is near the entrance. Come and say hi, or help us man the booth.
Friday, August 19th 4 p.m. – 10 p.m
Saturday, August 20th 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, August 21st 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
http://arlingtoncountyfair.us/

August Meeting, last opportunity to physically turn in Stein ballot access sheets

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016, 3:00-5pm PM
Oakton Library, In Meeting Room 2

Last chance to physically turn in your sigs for the Stein ballot drive! There will be a notary present. You can also come to sign. Bring your friends.

We will also be organizing campaign events like a Green Party CNN Town Hall viewing party, and a booth at the Arlington County Fair.

If you cannot make this event and have sigs to turn in. Please email me your exact sig count per city and county (not just a lump sum) to will.lupinacci@gmail.com and mails your *notarized* sheets to
B. Sidney Smith
235 Dabney Lane
Pamplin VA 23958

If you have questions about the petitioning process, check the pinned post at www.facebook.com/groups/novagreens
or ask.

August NoVA Green Party Meeting, Last Chance to Turn in Stein petitions!

Saturday, Aug 13, 2016, 3:00 PM

Oakton Library
10304 Lynnhaven Place Oakton, VA

6 NoVA Greens Attending

Take note this is at the Oakton library instead of the FFX library like usual.The library is right across the street from the Giant that’s in the Oakton Shopping Center.We will have a notary there most likely in case you forgot to notarize your sheets. Petitioning to get Jill Stein on the ballot ends at this time. So please turn in signatures eit…

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