Media Advisory: Green Presidential ticket, Stein and Baraka, to visit Detroit on Saturday

Dr Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, the 2016 Green Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates will appear at a rally at Bert’s Warehouse Theatre on Saturday from Noon to 3:00 pm where they will speak on how the Green New Deal will address injustice, social  and environmental concerns that residents of Detroit and Michigan deal with on a daily basis. They will address the horrendous on-going Flint water crisis and  water shutoffs in Detroit. The unjust Incarceration of Rev. Ed Pinkney of Benton Harbor will also be raised. Stein and Baraka will address how their campaign has been welcoming former supporters of Bernie Sanders to the corporate-free revolution. Continue reading

Media Advisory: Jill Stein to speak tonight in Cuyahoga Falls

Dr Jill Stein, Green Party Candidate for President of the United States will speak about her vision for America. Besides Dr. Jill Stein, additional speakers include 14th District US House write in Andrew Jarvi, Khalid Samad, Imam Paul Hasan and US Senate candidate Joe DeMare Continue reading

As Trump and Clinton Exchange Barbs, Stein Listens to Struggling Public Housing Tenants, Homeless and Vets in Baltimore

  Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein joined Green mayoral candidate Joshua Harris, Green city council candidate Ian Schlakman, and legendary anti-poverty activist Rev. Annie Chambers for a dialogue and tour of the Douglas Homes housing project in Baltimore Thursday evening, August 25. This conversation between Green candidates at the national and local levels and Chambers, a community activist with a 50-year history of fighting poverty, homelessness, and unemployment, highlights the reality of poor communities living in the shadow of the nation’s capital, just a stone’s throw from Johns Hopkins University. They discussed the effects of poverty, the movement to fight privatization of public housing and the notoriously corrupt housing authority in Baltimore, whose actions have led to gentrification and displacement of poor residents of color. They also called attention to the urgent need for real solutions to urban poverty, which affects nearly 1 in 3 children in the Baltimore area. Continue reading

Stein and Baraka call for halt to Dakota Access Pipeline construction, say US must honor treaties with Native Americans

  Dr. Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka, Green Party Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates, joined the call for an immediate halt to construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would violate US treaties by endangering the drinking water and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. If constructed as planned, the Dakota Access Pipeline would transport roughly 470,000 barrels of crude oil daily over the Missouri River less than a mile from the Standing Rock Sioux territory. Thousands of peaceful protesters have come to the area to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Authorities and police have been arresting and detaining many of them under trumped up charges and false accusations of violence. Continue reading

ADVISORY: Dr. Jill Stein to Address Louisiana, Climate Emergency, Green New Deal, and Debates at National Press Club Tuesday, August 23rd

Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein will be holding a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington DC on Tuesday, August 23rd at 10:00 am to give remarks on her recent visit to flooded areas in Louisiana and its connection to similar disasters tied to climate change, and the urgent need for action as well as serious discussion about the climate emergency in the upcoming presidential debates. Dr. Stein will also discuss the Green New Deal, her visionary agenda to tackle the interconnected problems of climate change and the economy. The Green New Deal is a plan to create 20 million new jobs, including public works programs, creating a sustainable economy, and a national transition to 100% clean energy by 2030. Continue reading

Jill Stein and the Green Party add more ballot lines this week

Jill Stein and the Green Party filed their petitions for ballot access in 3 more states this week: Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Utah. The campaign is confirmed on the ballot in 28 states, and awaits state government confirmation in 7 others where we have filed in the last month. 12 more states have pending deadlines where we will be filing between now and September 9. Continue reading

Transcript: Jill Stein Accepts the Green Party Nomination

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 6, 2016 Contact:Meleiza Figueroa, Press Director - melfig@jill2016.com Transcript of Dr. Jill Stein's Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech at Green Party National Convention Thank you so much. This is what democracy looks like. This is what political revolution looks like. Thank you so much you for being here today and for leading the charge for an America and a world that works for all of us, a world that puts people, planet and peace over profit. Continue reading

Jill Stein Selects Human Rights Activist Ajamu Baraka as Vice-Presidential Running Mate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 1, 2016     Green Party presumptive Presidential nominee Jill Stein has offered her vice-presidential bid to international human rights scholar and activist Ajamu Baraka.   "I am honored and excited to announce that my running mate in the 2016 presidential election will be Ajamu Baraka, activist, writer, intellectual and organizer with a powerful voice, vision, and lifelong commitment to building true political revolution,” Stein announced. "Ajamu Baraka is a powerful, eloquent spokesperson for the transformative, radical agenda whose time has come - an agenda of economic, social, racial, gender, climate, indigenous and immigrant justice. Ajamu’s life’s work has embodied the immortal words of Dr. Martin Luther King: Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere," Stein continued. "In this hour of unprecedented crisis, we are honored to lift up a unified movement for justice in the only national political party that is not held hostage by corporate money, lobbyists and super-PACs. We look forward to bringing this agenda for justice to the American people in the exciting race ahead."   Continue reading

Green Party Gains Ballot Access in Six More States as Signature Counts More than Double State Requirements

Voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for Green Party presumptive Presidential nominee Jill Stein, as well as several local- and state-level Green Party candidates, in six more states as of today. Green Party ballot-access signature drives in Kansas, Pennsylvania, Nebraska, New Jersey, Vermont, and Missouri easily surpassed, and in most cases more than doubled, the required number of signatures to secure a ballot line.   Continue reading

Jill Stein says leaked emails prove DNC sabotage; urges Sanders to withdraw Clinton endorsement, explore collaboration with Green Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Friday July 22, 2016Contact: Meleiza Figueroa, Press Director: press@jill2016.com Dr. Jill Stein, the Green Party’s presumptive Presidential nominee, said that a trove of emails from the Democratic National Committee released today by Wikileaks prove that top party officials have conspired to sabotage Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. “On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, I invite Bernie Sanders to reconsider his endorsement of Hillary Clinton in light of these new facts, and to consider joining forces outside of the corrupt Democratic Party that sabotaged his campaign,” said Stein. “I once again urge Bernie to sit down with me to explore potential collaboration with the Green Party to ensure that the political revolution will prevail.” Continue reading