Our Spring Gathering in Stevens Point was a great step forward for the WIGP. We endorsed candidates, updated our platform, revised our bylaws, and left the meeting in a stronger position to build Wisconsin’s party for people, planet and peace over profit. We discussed and voted on substantial changes to our state party platform, including new planks on election integrity, tuition-free public higher education, criminal justice and police reform, immigration reform, affordable housing, clean drinking water, Great Lakes protection, and more. We will post the full updated platform soon - stay tuned. We also revised our party’s bylaws, making a number of changes recommended by members of our Structure Team to improve the effectiveness of our state party. We will be posting our updated bylaws soon. At the end of the day, we heard from candidates seeking our nomination and members were able to ask questions and engage in spirited discussion. We voted to endorse the following candidates: Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party will hold our rescheduled 2018 Spring Gathering statewide membership meeting in Stevens Point on Saturday, April 28th. We encourage all Greens to attend and make your voice heard on important decisions for our party, including candidate endorsements in 2018 elections. Read more about the Wisconsin Green Party Spring Gathering in Stevens Point.
The Spring 2018 issue of Green Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Green Party's newsletter, is here! Read about what Wisconsin Greens are up to, including our Spring Gathering, a call for 2018 candidates and volunteers, proposed amendments to our state party's platform and bylaws, and more. Click here for the Spring 2018 issue of the Wisconsin Green Party newsletter.
The Wisconsin Green Party is hosting a one-day Green Campaign Training School on Saturday April 7th in Milwaukee for anyone who is interested in running for office as a Green or working on a Green campaign. We highly encourage people who are planning to run for office (or considering a campaign) to attend together with their prospective campaign managers and other key team members. The campaign school is also open to anyone who wants to support Green campaigns and would like to gain the skills and knowledge needed to be an essential part of a campaign team. See more details and how to RSVP for the Green Campaign Training School.
Have you thought about running for office? Even if you haven’t, consider the following: Americans have never been closer to rebellion against the political establishment. National polls show that a record high 61% of Americans - including 71% of millennials - agree that the establishment parties are failing us, and that we need a new major party. With elections coming up, now is a great time to think about running for office as a Wisconsin Green to help build the movement for people, planet and peace over profit. If you're considering running for office, let us know and we'll get in touch to discuss the possibilities! Continue reading
The Winter 2018 issue of Green Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Green Party's newsletter, is here! Read about what Wisconsin Greens are up to, including an upcoming campaign training school, our Spring Gathering, a call for 2018 candidates, proposed amendments to our state party's bylaws, and more. Click here to read the Winter 2018 issue of Green Wisconsin.
The Four Lakes Green Party has endorsed Yogesh Chawla for Dane County Board in the 4-way race in District 6, where longtime Supervisor John Hendrick is stepping down. Yogesh’s commitment to bold progressive values, impressive command of the issues, and track record of community activism set him apart in this race. The Four Lakes Greens urge all District 6 residents who share our values of grassroots democracy, social justice, nonviolence and ecology to support Yogesh Chawla in the February 20 primary and the April 3 general election. Continue reading
Have you thought about running for office? Even if you haven’t, consider the following: Americans have never been closer to rebellion against the political establishment. National polls show that a record high 61% of Americans - including 71% of millennials - agree that the establishment parties are failing us, and that we need a new major party.With local and state elections coming up, now is a great time to think about running for office as a Wisconsin Green to help build the movement for people, planet, and peace over profit.If you're considering running for office, let us know and we'll get in touch to discuss the possibilities! Continue reading
We wanted to share some highlights from the 2017 Wisconsin Green Party Fall Gathering to keep you informed and empower you to get involved with the party for people, planet, and peace over profit. Our gathering was a spirited exercise in grassroots democracy, with lively discussion and debate about building active local chapters across the state, running more campaigns at all levels, raising the funds we need to support a growing party, and how we can get our message out to reach the 61% of Americans who are fed up with the broken 2-party system. Continue reading
The Wisconsin Green Party’s Fall Gathering will be hosted by the Waukesha Greens on Saturday November 11th. This is an especially important membership meeting, as we are coming up on local, state and federal elections. All members will have the opportunity to participate in decisions affecting our party and discussions aimed at growing the WI Greens into the transformational political force that we need. Click here to see details about the WIGP Fall Gathering!