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We subsist solely on members' contributions, we do not accept corporate money, so your generosity is appreciated. Donations can be made to either the SWOHGPac. Follow the link to a printable donation form.

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Green Party

Local Environmental Organizations

Forest Protection Organizations

Trade,_Economic, & Social_Justice_Issues

Government Sites

Progressive News and Information Sites

Educator Resource Sites

Green Living Resource Sites

General contact information for the Southwest Ohio Green PAC: (513) 541-6978 &/or swohgp@fuse.net

The Green Party of Ohio (GPO) used to be divided into geographic regions for the purpose of establishing local activity. This was changed in 2010 to where the Ohio Green Party is now divided into county parties and these parties are divided into the 11 State School Board districts for the purposes of electing delegates to the State Committee. The Hamilton County Green Party is an official member of the Green Party of Ohio. Hamilton along with Warren County are in region #4, which is officially defined as the 7th, 8th & 9th Ohio Senate Districts. The Green Party of Ohio's web page is www.ohiogreens.org.

The GPO is affiliated with the Green Party U.S. (GPUS), the Green Party with FEC (Federal Election Commission) status, formerly called the “Association of State Green Parties,” the web page is www.gp.org .

Useful national & international Green Party Links. This web page contains information on Green Party U.S. election history along with a listing of current Green office holders. www.gpus.org

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To find out about election related issues in Hamilton County you can go to the Hamilton County Ohio Board of Elections Web Page.

To find out about election related issues statewide, in Ohio you can go to the Secretary of State's Elections Web Page.

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You can help end Corporate Personhood check out the Move To Amend Website.

Local Environmental Organizations

The Mill Creek runs through the heart of Hamilton County and Cincinnati. Most people only get to see it from the highways or bike trails. If you want to see what our Mill Creek looks like from the water scroll though the list of "Mill Creek Cincinnati" YouTube videos to look at the parts of the Mill Creek that interest you.

Vegan Earth Cincinnati promotes healthy diets for healthy people and a healthy planet. They have a vegan/raw foods/vegetarian potlucks and other local activities. Read about them at http://cincinnati.earthsave.org or call the information line at (513) 929-2500.

Imago, Inc is an environmental education organization founded in 1978. Imago's purpose is to educate communities of people about sustainability, with a particular focus on the urban environment; and to develop models for sustainable living as part of the education process. Read more at http://www.imagoearth.org (513) 921-5124 imago@imagoearth.org

The Sierra Club's local organization is called the Miami Group. You can read about the local group at http://ohio.sierraclub.org/miami/ or contact them by phone at (513) 841-0111. You can learn more about the Ohio Chapter of the Sierra Club at http://ohio.sierraclub.org/ or call (614) 461-0734


Highlands Nature Sanctuary - Three Sisters Rocks - Rocky Fork Creek

Forest Protection Organizations

"The Arc of Appalachia," formerly "The Highlands Nature Sanctuary" is actively buying up land in south central Ohio to restore wilderness to the Ohio landscape, and save a portion of the once-grand Eastern Deciduous Forest. With low overhead and aggressive land-buying, they are a rapidly-growing and effective organization. Educational workshops and guided hikes available. Read about them at http://www.arcofappalachia.org/ , call them at (937) 365-1935, or send email to linkup@highlandssanctuary.org

Buckeye Forest Council works on state and national forest issues in Ohio. Read about them at their web site www.buckeyeforestcouncil.org or contact them by email at info@buckeyeforestcouncil.org or call them at (740) 594-6400

Heartwood works on forest issues in the region that include Ohio forests. Read about them on their web site www.heartwood.org

Native Forest Council works on national forest issues. Read about their work at www.forestcouncil.org

The email address for the SWOH based “Protect Biodiversity in Public Forests is PBIPF@fuse.net


TransAtlantic Business Dialog CEO's in Cincinnati November 2000 - "Ask Me About the TABD" Public Education Campaign headed up by the Green Party

Trade, Economic, & Social Justice Issues

The best source of information on foreign trade issues is the web page of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch www.tradewatch.org

The email address for the SWOH based Ohio Fair Trade Campaign is OFTC@fuse.net

The “Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center,” founded in 1985, is a coalition of faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. They address local, national and international concerns focusing on economic justice, women's issues, human rights, racial equality, peace and the environment.

Their goals are:

  • to deepen awareness of justice as integral, not optional, to our faith response.
  • to network participating organizations and to collaborate with other concerned groups for stronger public witness and impact on justice and peace issues.
  • to plan and carry out programs of education and action which affect structural injustice.

    Their office is at the Peaslee Center in Cincinnati’s Over the Rhine area, and their phone number is 513-579-8547.


  • Meeting with a Legislative Assistant in ex-Congressman Portman's DC Office

    Government Sites

    The League of Woman Voters of the Cincinnati Area's web page will provide links to many government sites, information about where you vote, information on what is on the ballot for you as well as contact information for elected officials. - www.lwvcincinnati.org

    The best general information source on legislation in the U.S. Congress is http://thomas.loc.gov

    Progressive News and Information Sites

    WWW.commondreams.org   is a wonderful source of news and views for progressives. It has dozens and dozens of articles from folks like Molly Ivins, Barbara Ehrenreich, and other progressive columnists. It also has links to a variety of progressive organizations and magazines that are consistent with Green Party values.

    WWW.MotherJones.com is the web site for The Foundation for National Progress was founded in 1975 to educate and empower people to work toward progressive change. The nonprofit FNP publishes Mother Jones magazine.

    WWW.progressive.org is the web site for the magazine, The Progressive has existed since 1909. Its insightful articles are written by a variety of progressives.

    Educator Resource Sites

    http.// EducatorLabs.org is a volunteer-based startup that conducts free research for educators in which retired teachers and librarians engage in meaningful dialog with other educators. Some of their environmental education related sites are:

    Energy Conservation for Kids
    http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Home-Energy-Conservation-for-Kids.17356.html

    Energy Savers Guide: Tips on Saving Money and Energy at Home
    http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/energy-savers-guide-tips-saving-money-and-energy-home

    Kids Guide to Home Energy Saving>
    http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/energy-saving-for-kids.php

    Reduce Your Carbon Footprint
    https://www.carbonfund.org/

    Guide to Composting at Home
    http://www.improvenet.com/a/guide-to-composting-at-home

    Electricity & Its Impacts
    http://www.epri.com/Our-Work/Pages/Electricity-and-Its-Impacts.aspx

    Going Green: Eco-Friendly Property Upgrades
    https://www.kanetix.ca/eco-friendly-property-upgrades

    Green Schools Leadership Center
    http://edu.earthday.org

    Green Living Resource Sites

    Create a Garden

    Gardening with Native Plants
    http://www.plantnative.org/how_intro.htm

    Guide to Clean Plant Care
    https://www.brighterblooms.com/blog/green-safe-gardening-ultimate-guide-clean-plant-care/

    Attracting Native Pollinators
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/organic-gardening/gardening-techniques/how-to-attract-bees-zebz1305zstp

    Conserve water, don't waste it

    Rain Barrel & Water Conservation Tips
    http://www.cityofkearney.org/DocumentCenter/Home/View/5466

    100+ Ways to Conserve Water http://wateruseitwisely.com/100-ways-to-conserve/?view=list

    Southwest Ohio Green Pac
    www.swohgp.org
    (513) 541-6978


     

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