Author Archives: Farzad Mansouri

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

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

To get more up to date news on the party and campaigns, please join

Also, the various Green Party booths this month were a success.
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 You can also like our Facebook page at


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 ( is the new state Stein campaign coordinator. Jonah Thomas ( 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 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 . 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
or by emailing

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.

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 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
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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July 2016 NoVA Greens Meeting

Join us at the Fairfax City Regional Library, Sunday July 10th from 3:30-5:00pm
This is a good opportunity to get petition forms for the Jill Stein campaign or hand in any you have notarized. Petitioning ends in August.
Come and discuss party strategy, local issues, and activist opportunities.

We will be in Room A/B, which is to the left after you enter the main doors.

July 2016 NoVA Greens Meetup — Discussion & Jill Stein petitioning coordination

Sunday, Jul 10, 2016, 3:30 PM

City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North St. Fairfax, VA

4 NoVA Greens Attending

Non-Members feel free to attend. This meeting is one of the last easy opportunities to get some Jill Stein petition forms and some tips on how to petition.  Petitioning ends in August, and we still need signatures and new volunteers.. Also, come and discuss party strategy, local issues, and activist opportunities beyond electoral races.I scheduled…

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June 2016 NoVA Greens Meeting

edit: If you don’t use meetup, please RSVP via email here:
RSVP is needed only because recent demand is about to exceed room limit.

NoVA Greens June 2016 Meeting

Sunday, Jun 12, 2016, 4:00 PM

City of Fairfax Regional Library
10360 North St. Fairfax, VA

7 NoVA Greens Attending

Open to non-members. Come and help with our petition drive to get the Green Party presidential nominee on the November ballot. Also, come and discuss local issues affecting Fairfax County and elsewhere, and how we can help.Room 103 is a meeting room right next to the main entrance of the library.

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