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California Greens Endorse a “Left Unity Slate” in a historic decision, this united strategy was based on the many shared values between the Green and the Peace and Freedom political parties.

Sept. 8, 2021 - Sacramento - The Green Party of California voted overwhelmingly both to OPPOSE the recall of Gov. Gavin Newsom and to ENDORSE Green Party member Dan Kapelovitz as his replacement should the recall vote pass.

The Green Party of California OPPOSES the Gubernatorial Recall Election and endorses Green Party candidate Kapelovitz for Governor, after delegates from active county Green Parties participated in a vote following a six-week discussion period.
Q1: VOTE NO ON RECALL
Q2: VOTE FOR DAN KAPELOVITZ

July 27, 2021 - In early July, Green Party delegates from across the state voted to take an unequivocal stand on the party’s identity as EcoSocialist. The Green Party of California has taken three crucial steps recently in its push for comprehensive actions on the climate crisis and vast social inequality in the face of Democratic and Republican politicians’ failure to act.

June 8, 2021 - The Green Party of California stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people and with their fight against the brutal apartheid regime of Israel in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

The Green Party of California invites you to join us for our upcoming video/teleconferencing General Assembly taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 19 & 20, 2021. REGISTER TODAY!

May 20, 2021 - Greens reject excuses by the U.S. and Israel for violence against Palestinians. In direct defiance of the will of the United Nations, the Israeli government has escalated bombing attacks on the Palestinian people. As an excuse for Israel’s attacks, the United States has said that Israel has the "right to defend itself."

April 26, 2021 - Green Party of California condemns Democratic Party ‘betrayal’ for shelving of Guaranteed Health Care for All Act, AB 1400
*On April 7, 2021, Green Party of California endorsed AB1 400. The Green Party of California aligns with a growing majority of Californians and many coalition partners in condemning this decision by the lawmakers.

April 7, 2021 - The Green Party of California (GPCA), in alignment with its platform and a growing majority of Californians, endorses Assembly Bill 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare). This bill would establish an improved Medicare-for-All type health care system in California. CalCare is sponsored by the California Nurses Association (CNA) and authored by Assembly Members Ash Kalra, Alex Lee, and Miguel Santiago.

February 1st, 2021 - The Green Party of California advocates for local control, environmental review and public consent that present policy supporting 4G/5G technology takes away.

Congratulations to at least nine California Greens who have won their race in the November 2020 Election. Five CA Green candidates have won contested elections: to Emmanuel Estrada, ​Sylvia R. Chavez, David Grover, Micheal Paul Hansen, ​and Abe Powell. Four additional Green candidates have won uncontested elections; ​Jane Jarlsberg, ​Randy Marx, ​Matthew Clark, and ​Sharon Parra. Thank you all!

The Green Party of California invites you to join us for our upcoming video/teleconferencing General Assembly taking place on Saturday and Sunday, November 21 & 22, 2020. REGISTER TODAY!

The Green Party of California has taken the following positions on the 2020 California's Statewide Ballot Propositions on the November 3rd Ballot, following a vote by our Standing General Assembly Delegates from all active County Green Parties.

September 21 - Monday, September 21st marks both the 39th anniversary of the United Nations International Day of Peace and the 19th anniversary of the vote to pass the post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military Force, or AUMF. On a day dedicated to “education and public awareness on issues related to peace,” the United States Congress and the President agreed to make war the perpetual state of the country and, therefore, the world.

Green values emphasize the sanctity of life and the peaceful resolution of conflicts. Disarmament isn't just a desirable end result of these goals, it is also an important step toward attaining them.

Congratulations to Howie Hawkins and Angela Walker for Winning the Green Party Nomination for Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidate at the Presidential Nominating Convention on Saturday, July 11.

June 20, 2020 - HAPPY PRIDE MONTH - This month, on June 28 we observe the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that turned a small New York City Greenwich Village gay bar into the birthplace of the gay revolution.

June 19, 2020 - It was 155 years ago on June 19, 1865, that the emancipation of slaves and an ‘end to slavery’ was declared in Texas. Juneteenth marks and celebrates this historic event, but the systematic racism and oppression of Black and Brown people across our country carries on to this day.

June 5, 2020, San Francisco, CA - The Green Party of California stands in solidarity with the Black and Brown community and condemns the brutal murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officers on May 25th.

The Green Party of California invites you to join us for our upcoming video/teleconferencing General Assembly taking place on Saturday and Sunday, June 13th & 14th, 2020. REGISTER TODAY!

The GPCA Statement of Purpose in American Sign Language - May 6, 2020

May 2, 2020 - The Green Party of California (GPCA) invites you to be a delegate to the GPUS Presidential Nominating Convention (PNC), a virtual convention, taking place from July 9th through 12th, 2020.

May 2, 2020 - The Green Party of California (GPCA) invites you to be a delegate to the GPUS Presidential Nominating Convention (PNC), a virtual convention, taking place from July 9th through 12th, 2020.

May 1, 2020 - Today, we stand with the thousands of workers around the country who are on strike to demand their employers provide them personal protection equipment, safe working conditions, and extended sick pay and benefits during the COVID pandemic crisis.

April 14 - There are many individual changes we can make to celebrate Earth Day’s 50th anniversary on April 22, but in addition to individual efforts, institutional changes are necessary. Register Green for a world we know if possible.

Congratulations to Green Party candidates on their Top Two Advance and Run off in November. Thank you all for running Green!

The Green Party of California condemns the hostile military action by the United States’ administration in recently assassinating military leaders of Iran and Iraq. Such acts violating international law, as well as other provocations and threats against sovereign nations, will lead to more endless wars and devastation in the Middle East...

You are invited to the Green Party of California General Assembly December 7-8, 2019 in Fresno County. Register Today.

October 16, 2019, San Francisco, CA - The Green Party of California released the following statement in opposition to the California American Water (CalAm) Slant Well Desalination Project and sent a letter to the California Coastal Commission (CCC) stating concerns about the project’s environmental and social justice impact and urging the commission to deny the project permit in favor of proven, environmentally just, and responsible alternatives.

September 2nd, 2019 - Green Party of California Stands with Workers on Labor Day. Labor Day is not a holiday, but a battle in history that continues to be waged today.

July 18th, 2019, San Francisco, CA - The Green Party of California released the following statement today on the U.S. border asylum seeker detention camps

July 18, 2019 - Please share these resources with your community and stand with us in solidarity to welcome all asylum seekers and immigrants.

April 22, 2019, San Francisco, CA - The Green Party of California released the following statement today on Earth Day 2019.
In 1969, a three million gallon oil spill despoiled the coast of Santa...

April 16, 2019, San Francisco, CA - Green Party of California statement on Green Solutions for Governor Newsom's Climate Crisis Challenges

March 20, 2019, San Francisco, CA -The Green Party of California released the following statement today on the state of utilities in California.

The Green Party of California invites all Greens to join us at our next General Assembly, held on May 18 & 19, 2019, at the Redstone Building, 2490 16th St., San Francisco

November 20, 2018, Paradise, CA - The Green Party of California released the following statement today on the current wildfire crisis, and its origins in climate disruption and corporate, for-profit, energy systems and development.

Join Dr. Jill Stein and California Greens at An Emergency Green New Deal for the Central Valley event, at the Green Party of California biannual, state General Assembly on November 17-18 in Porterville, CA

Ten of the thirty two California Green candidates are elected to office after the November 6th elections! Eight of those ten elected, were incumbents. The Green Party of California thanks all these courageous candidates and congratulates California's newly elected Greens.

Los Angeles, CA – This Saturday October 27, from 2 to 6 PM, the three 2018 congressional candidates of the California Green Party, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan, Kenneth Mejia, and Laura Wells will join 2016 presidential candidate Jill Stein in headlining the Los Angeles “Summit for Independent Politics” at 1926 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles (Walter J. Tower near MacArthur Park).

Saturday/Sunday, November 17-18, 2018 in Porterville.
The GPCA invites you to join us and our guest Dr. Jill Stein as well as CA Green candidates for congress in this November’s election Kenneth Mejia, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan, and Laura Wells.

Learn about the Green Party of California positions on Statewide Propositions on the November 2018 ballot

Oakland, CA, 9/27/18 - In a move that surprised many, Democrat incumbent and U.S. Representative Barbara Lee will join in a public candidate forum with Laura Wells, the Green Party challenger for her District 13 House seat in the November 2018 General Election.

At least 30 California Greens are running in the 2018 November 6th elections!

San Francisco, CA, 9/5/18 - The Green Party of California released the following statement today detailing gains it has spearheaded for workers, and highlighting its three U.S. Congressional candidates, Kenneth Mejia, Dr. Rodolfo Cortes Barragan, and Laura Wells, as strong advocates for workers:

San Francisco, CA. 8/9/18 - The Green Party of California released a statement today endorsing the Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice mobilization, and joining its September 8, 2018 march in San Francisco.

Oakland, CA. 7/10/18 - The Green Party of California announced today that due to a successful write-in campaign it now has three November election candidates to contest U.S. House seats currently held by Democrats.

Sacramento, CA. 7/5/18 - Green Party member and homeless advocate James Lee Clark aka "Faygo" is scheduled to appear in court today for his suit filed against the City of Sacramento to defend the first amendment rights of the homeless.

Black Agenda Report, 7/4/18 - Laura Wells for CD13: When Democrats Aren’t the Least-Worst

Los Angeles, CA. 6/13/18 – The Green Party of California announced today that at least two of its candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives have advanced to the November election and will launch a strong challenge to win seats currently held by the Democratic Party.

STOCKTON, CA. 6/8/18 – The Green Party of California – whose national party remains the only major party with nationwide ballot access that accepts no corporate donations – announced that it will hold its first state meeting of 2018 over the weekend of June 9-10, in the city of Stockton in San Joaquin County.

The weekend meeting takes place at the Wentworth Education Center, Burwood Room, 2707 Transworld Drive, Stockton, CA.

Saturday/Sunday, June 9-10, 2018

San Francisco, CA - April 25, 2018 – The Green Party of California (GPCA) announced today that for the first time in its three decade history, it has voted to endorse candidates from other parties in statewide elections. GPCA delegates voted by a two-thirds supermajority to allow the Greens to endorse any candidates who do not accept corporate campaign contributions, and who do not belong to a political party that accepts corporate contributions.

Green values emphasize the sanctity of life and the peaceful resolution of conflicts. Disarmament isn't just a desirable end result of these goals, it is also an important step toward attaining them.