A truly important article by Bruce Dixon of the Black Agenda report nails it. We need to build carefully, mentoring new members for gradual building of leadership, reach out in non-traditional ways to potential black, brown, LGBTQ members who have or may be groomed to obtain organizational leadership skills. Not everyone has it, and though everyone is valued, organizational leadership success is dependent on a clear and well run strategy. I am so glad I will be able to see it’s author, Bruce Dixon, a GP leader and managing editor of Black Agenda Report speaking on panels with Glen Ford, Chris Hedges, and others thisRead More →

TOWARDS A NEW STRATEGY FOR THE LEFT #LEFTFORUM2018  JUNE 1ST to 3RD, 2018  JOHN JAY COLLEGE, NYC A multitude of speakers well-known and lesser known from all stripes of economic and social justice causes will converge on New York city for the annual Left Forum this weekend. The Theme is Towards a New Strategy for the Left. It starts on Friday at 4pm with a opening discussion — W.E.B DuBois: What His Life and Work Can Teach Us Today. Featured Speakers: Tim Schermerhorn, Richard D. Wolff, Chris L Hedges, and Kim Westcott. On Friday the opening plenary at 6pm features Jane Sanders (spouse of Bernie), Jumaane D. Williams, GayleRead More →

Please VOTE via mail in ballot, or at the May 12th meeting! My statement is also available with others on the state Green Party website– http://www.ctgreenparty.org/candidates-menu.html I am no spring chicken but represent fresh blood having been a Green for less than two years. In that short time, I have organized with others a thriving (and fun) Shoreline Green chapter, run for office, supported others running for office, and set in motion Green Action at a local level across towns on the Shoreline. I am interested in stepping up my participation slowly & measuredly and therefore ask for your vote to be one of threeRead More →