Barbara Blong Stands For:
Greens are part of the global movement to ensure human survival.
We are creating new relationships of equality between women and men and
between human beings and nature. Our social and ecological crises have
their roots in the domination of human by human and of nature by human.
Green responsibility and respect will clear the path to nonviolent equality.
In 1994, Greens need to challenge every aspect of the status-quo.
My campaign is waging a strong effort against 184 # Three Strikes and 187
# SOS and we are working for 186 # Single Payer Health Care. We demand
full employment at a living wage here and throughout the world. Now is
the time for all disenfranchised third parties to initiate electoral and
campaign finance reform. We need a change!
NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE OUR GREEN VISION A REALITY!
REJECT REPUBLOCRAT SOLUTIONS TO SOCIOECONOMIC CRISIS!
STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN!
THREE-STRIKES; IMMIGRANT SCAPEGOATING
UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE; QUALITY EDUCATION; FULL EMPLOYMENT
Care for all children. Protect immigrants' rights. Observe UN Charter.
Comply with International Treaties. Honor all obligations before World
Court. Democratize World Bank, IMF, GATT, NAFTA. End racist intervention
Raise Minimum wage. Provide federally funded full employment. Foster
community self management. Support organized labor. Create
community-based jobs and retrain the unemployed. Open vacant buildings
for the homeless.
Guarantee true cost pricing. Promote small business. Halt
manufacture/proliferation of weapons. Insure corporate tax/environmental
Stop waste production at the source. Strengthen our rights to water
supplies. Return land to the people. Clean up pollution/ toxic dumps.
Plan sustainable manufacture/agriculture. Fund mass transit. End chemical
use in agriculture. Protect forests/oceans. Restrict oil transport. End
all nuclear power/weapons. Monitor closure/future use of military bases.
Support immigrant rights Support ERA. Honor all treaties. Restructure
penal system. End US drug traffic. End drug war attacks on civil
liberties. Ensure full civil rights for people of color, the poor and the
homeless. End criminalization of youth of color.
Further electoral reform - proportional representation. Establish
universal health care. Invest in quality education.
Character of campaign:
Barbara Blong is running for the U.S. Senate to bring a Green
message of hope to the voters of California. We are asking for direct
support from progressives around the state to articulate our vision and
build a cooperative, consensus based campaign. We are working with the
campaigns of Danny Moses for Lt. Governor and Margaret Garcia for
Secretary of State to voice Green values and goals.
With the Green Party platform as their base, these candidates
will cooperate to educate, inform, activate and expand our constituency
for Green alternatives to today's crises. This is a direct message to you
to become involved!
Working together we can accomplish great things! Join our
There is real degradation in our lives. Equality has been
impossible to achieve in this century. Women and children suffer enormous
abuse today. Civil rights have shrunk. Immigrants are being scapegoated.
Do we no longer have the right to breathe clean air? To drink
clean water? To enjoy sunshine? Do we have the right to shelter and
health? To chemical free food? To meaningful work? These are core issues.
Help us define a program to demand their return. We have ideas. Share
yours with us to expand our plan.
Green vision must offer balance. We need to restore our planet,
respect our humanity, care for our spiritual needs and be given the
opportunity for meaningful work, health and quality education.
Our goals include: communicating our Green vision as widely as
possible, generating energy and activism for Green candidates, and
building the grassroots structure of our progressive agenda. Join in the
About Barbara Blong:
Barbara was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1944 # the fourth of
thirteen siblings. She studied at St. Louis and Washington Universities
before traveling, working and studying in Alaska, Western Europe, the US
East Coast and Latin America. In the 1960's she focused on grassroots
organizing and education among women, working on civic projects in
Tamiagua, Vera Cruz, Mexico.
Relocating to the Bay Area with her daughter in the early 1970's,
she collaborated in the creation of a childcare collective and elementary
school in San Francisco. She has been a long-time political activist in
areas of women's, children's and minority rights. She ran for State
Senate in 1976. She has been active in the Green Party since its
inception and was elected to the San Francisco County Council in 1992. As
part of her current work with the Greens, Barbara co-founded the
Anti-Poverty Coalition to help the homeless in San Francisco end Mayor
Frank Jordan's "Matrix" program. Today Barbara works as a gardener,
massage therapist and educator. She is currently completing her M.A.
degree in Women's Studies at San Francisco State University.
Contact: Barbara Blong for U.S. Senate, 2940 16th Street #200-8
San Francisco CA 94103 (415) 255-2940 Fax: (415) 558-8135
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