Circle City Greens (Greater Indianapolis)

Shortlink: greenpartyin.com/circle-city-greens

The Circle City Greens (CCG) is affiliated with the Indiana Green Party as an official chapter and a regional caucus that covers Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Counties currently include:

  • Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, Hendricks

Our next monthly meeting will take place, via Zoom, on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 6 PM. Join us - our meetings are open to all! Click the following link to join:
https://zoom.us/j/95313870283

Meeting ID: 953 1387 0283
Alternatively, you can dial in: 1-312-626-6799

Monthly meetings are currently taking place on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 6 PM. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions we are meeting virtually, via Zoom.

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Circle City Greens Monhly Meeting

CCG Bylaws

This is a copy of our bylaws that the Circle City Greens adopted in November of 2018.

Amended proposed bylaws from our December 2020 meeting can be found here - amendments include the addition of Article VI - State delegate(s), Point B, regarding alternate state delegates.

CCG Political Goals - 2020

Adopted February 4, 2020

Times are troubled and the system still serves special interests. Circle City Greens are committed to the values which define the Green Party as we continue community involvement in 2020. Our Chapter plans to upgrade our processes; we will meet for internal debate on our platform; we will enhance existing committees of Elections, Volunteers, and Communications; we will recruit and innovate; we will cooperate in management.

This year, Circle City Greens intend to run at least two candidates, for Township Board/Trustee and for Indiana House/Senate. The focuses of these campaigns shall be decided by the candidates in alignment with the Ten Key Values of the Green Party. All of our campaigns inherently shall, furthermore, advance the causes of Electoral Process and Campaign Finance Reform. CCG will also campaign for federal and state candidates supported from Indiana Green Party. We will achieve this through a regional program to include educating, registering, and petitioning voters to attain ballot access, media relations and assistance with press releases, locating and securing speaking opportunities, training, and coaching.

In addition, we will organize pressure upon incumbent lawmakers in the Indiana state legislature, on the Indianapolis/Marion County City-County Council, and in various office within our broader caucus region to enact policies that align with the platforms of INGP and GPUS and oppose ideas which go against our ten key values.

We will maintain a constant public presence at City-County Council meetings and committee proceedings, at Statehouse hearings, at rallies and political demonstrations, and in everyday community involvement, participating with neighborhood groups in the improvement of our city and with the network of partnerships to Green Party allies and commonly aligned local organizations that we continue to build and cultivate.

With an eye toward the future, we will progress our founding vision for the betterment for the people of Central Indiana, the state, the nation, and the world, and contribute to the expansion of the Green movement by all means we possess.

We will undertake outreach into the surrounding counties to identify fresh volunteers who can be encouraged to establish local affiliates of their own and foster more cooperative relationships with the other caucuses already in development under the guidance of IN Green Party’s larger mission.

We will stay flexible and alert to the unpredictable, recognizing as changemakers ourselves that this election cycle may produce many unexpected opportunities and challenges. Joining the most made of new experiences into our continuing growth, we will move forward through an important year to become a greater force.

Indianapolis City-County Council Meeting Schedule

Check the City-County Council Homepage for upcoming meetings, agendas, and proposals. All meetings start at 7pm ET.

  • Monday, December 7, 2020
  • Monday, January 11, 2021
  • Monday, February 1, 2021 
  • Monday, February 22, 2021 
  • Monday, March 15, 2021 
  • Monday, April 12, 2021 
  • Monday, May 10, 2021 
  • Monday, June 7, 2021 
  • Monday, July 12, 2021 
  • Monday, August 9, 2021 
  • Monday, September 13, 2021 
  • Monday, September 27, 2021 
  • Monday, October 11, 2021 
  • Monday, November 8, 2021 
  • Monday, December 6, 2021

CCG Statements

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 15, 2020

Indianapolis, Indiana – The Circle City Greens (CCG) held its monthly meeting via Zoom, on Tuesday, September 15th. Members gathered and discussed vacant positions and planned Marion County community involvement, and elected officers for the CCG Executive Committee and delegates to the state party. They are as follows:

Officers:

Chair: Orleta Holmes
Vice Chair: Michael Smith
Treasurer: Adam Muehlhausen
Documentarian: Leigh Frantz
Communications Director: Ayritis Pearcy
INGP Delegate: Byron Holmes

The INGP would like to thank the interim board and members of CCG for their contribution to the growth of the Green Party in Indiana and to the mission to advance the Green movement through political and non-political means over the past transitions.

The CCG (a.k.a. Circle City Greens) is open to any resident of Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Shelby, Johnson, Morgan, or Hendricks County who agrees with the Ten Key Values and is willing to join INGP and help support the movement in accordance with the Political Practices described within INGP bylaws.

Everything the Green Party does is based on the four pillars: Democracy, Ecological Wisdom, Nonviolence, and Social Justice.

You can learn more about CCG by visiting GreenPartyIn.com/CCG or contact them by email at circlecity@greenpartyin.com.