The Green Party
minor third party
The Green Party believes in Peace through nonviolence, protecting the environment, Soicial Justice, and Equality with diversity.
Founded in 1984
Founded by Howie Hawkins
“To be effective, a Green political organization must originate from a broad base of support, from natural allies concerned with ecological politics and social justice, peace and non-violence, local and regional self-management and grassroots democracy.”
Three Main Issues
Environmental Justice: to aid the poor and people of color who should not be subject to pollution or harmful toxins and hazards
Humane treatment of animals: End animal suffering, redirect funds aimed at animal experiments, and prohibit breeding facilities.
Civil Rights: Enact Anti-hate crimes, respect ethnic, racial, sexual, and spiritual diversity
The Green Party is certified to be on the ballot in California
2012 Presidential Candidate
Dr. Jill Stein
2012 Vice Presidential Candidate
Highest ranking Green official in the U.S. and member of Maine Independent Green Party