Meet Nils at Pinole Farmers Market
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

Meet Nils at Pinole Farmers Market

  • 798 Fernandez Avenue Pinole, CA, 94564 United States (map)
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Join this campaign for our planet and people, and meet Nils in Pinole for the community Farmers Market on Saturday, May 26th from 9am to 1pm, at 798 Fernandez Ave in Pinole. The candidate and team will be there to meet and register voters, answer questions, and sign up campaign volunteers (...and to get some fresh veggies!). We look forward to seeing you there!

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Meet the Candidate at the Vallejo Farmers Market!
May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Meet the Candidate at the Vallejo Farmers Market!

This Saturday at the Vallejo Farmers Market, meet Nils and join the team working to get money out of politics and elect a Congressman who will truly represent the people of this district! Nils will be at the market from 12 to 2pm, hanging out with the Hakeem Brown team and lending some extra support to this kindred candidate for Vallejo City Council. (Vote Hakeem & Vote Nils!)

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Benicia Art Gallery Campaign Gathering & Fundraiser
May
27
5:00 PM17:00

Benicia Art Gallery Campaign Gathering & Fundraiser

On Sunday, May 27, from 5-7pm, the prestigious Jen Tough Gallery in the historic Benicia Arsenal will be hosting a grassroots fundraiser and campaign gathering in support of Nils Palsson for Congress. The event will feature local wine and snacks, great music, and a short speech by the candidate. And since we'll be at an art gallery, there will also be a beautiful art exhibit on display! This will be a great opportunity to meet the people's candidate standing for social, racial, environmental and economic justice for ALL — and have a good time in community!

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'Permaculture & Politics' Party with Erik Ohlsen and Kat Steele in Sebastopol!
May
31
6:00 PM18:00

'Permaculture & Politics' Party with Erik Ohlsen and Kat Steele in Sebastopol!

On Thursday, May 31, join grassroots congressional candidate Nils Palsson and celebrated permaculture teachers Erik Ohlsen and Kat Steele for an evening of ‘Permaculture and Politics’ exploring the vital intersection of holistic design and political/economic system change at the beautiful Permaculture Skills Center in Sebastopol. RSVP and Share!

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Blue Wave Mixer & Candidate Forum in Vallejo!
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Wave Mixer & Candidate Forum in Vallejo!

Join the Community Democratic Club in Vallejo on Saturday, June 2nd for a "Blue Wave Mixer" and Candidate Forum, which will include Solano County Sheriff and Judge candidates, as well as your very own Nils Palsson for US Congress. Come on by, meet the candidate, and support a community organization working toward greater liberation and justice for all.

While this is an Independent campaign for Congress, we're building solidarity and goring a movement that includes members of ALL parties, including the Democrats. It's more important than ever that we come together across all political and ideological backgrounds to create the change we're all seeking at the end of the day: health and happiness, jobs and justice, a world we can pass on to the next generation, a country we can be proud of. Let's build it together. 

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Nils Interview on KBBF's Bilingual Roseland Report
May
23
4:00 PM16:00

Nils Interview on KBBF's Bilingual Roseland Report

On Wednesday, May 23 from 4-6pm, Nils will join host Luis Gutierrez for a bilingual episode of The Roseland Report. Tune in live at 89.1 FM or catch the live stream on the Nils Palsson Facebook page. Nils and Luis will discuss local and national politics, current events, and this grassroots campaign to elect Nils Palsson for Congress in CA's 5th District. KBBF was the first bilingual radio station in the United States. Learn more about this community asset on their official website, kbbf.org.

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#StayWoke Peace Rally on Malcolm X Day in Vallejo!
May
19
3:00 PM15:00

#StayWoke Peace Rally on Malcolm X Day in Vallejo!

Plant Justice. Harvest Peace. On the birthday of Malcolm X, join Nils and the Vallejo community for a Peace Rally and march beginning at 3pm. Gather at Georgia St. and Sonoma Blvd at 3pm and march to Vallejo City Hall. Hear community speakers discuss Voting Power, Stopping Illegal Deportation, Supporting DACA, Ending Gun Violence, Senior Care Support, Ending Homelessness, #BlackLivesMatter and more.

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124th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival
May
19
10:00 AM10:00

124th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade & Festival

Meet the candidate and join the movement to take back Congress, get money out of politics, and create a just society! Nils will be at the the 124th Annual Luther Burbank Rose Parade and Festival in his hometown of Santa Rosa on Saturday, May 19, 2018.

Nils will be there all day. The Parade kicks off at 10am in downtown Santa Rosa, and the Festival begins at 9am in Courthouse Square. Details online at roseparadefestival.com.

Volunteers are needed at this event! Please sign up to be a volunteer here or send an email to votenils@gmail.com. Thanks!

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Nils and Mutz Speak at Oakmont Progressives
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Nils and Mutz Speak at Oakmont Progressives

On Monday, May 14, Nils will be speaking with the Oakmont Progressives in Santa Rosa about his campaign for social, racial, environmental and economic justice for all. Also addressing the community will be Sonoma County Sheriff candidate John Mutz. The meeting begins at 7pm, but folks will begin gathering socially at 6:30pm. If you live nearby, or support the campaign, feel free to join! This event will also be streamed on Facebook Live.

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Meet Nils at Pinole Farmers Market
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Meet Nils at Pinole Farmers Market

  • 798 Fernandez Avenue Pinole, CA, 94564 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join this campaign for our planet and people, and meet Nils in Pinole for the community Farmers Market on Saturday, May 12 from 9am to 1pm, at 798 Fernandez Ave in Pinole. The candidate and team will be there to meet and register voters, answer questions, and sign up campaign volunteers (...and to get some fresh veggies!). We look forward to seeing you there!

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Meet Nils on #WeThePeople
May
9
7:00 PM19:00

Meet Nils on #WeThePeople

On Weds, May 9th at 7pm Pacific, I'll be joining the Uphill Media team for an hourlong candidate interview on the #WeThePeople program via YouTube and Facebook Live.

You can catch the interview on YouTube Live here, tune in to our official campaign page at the time of the live stream, or just look out for the video in the ensuing days on our FB Page and at www.NilsForCongress.com 

Please share this invitation! These are epic times, and I'm calling on the hero in each of us to stand up for our children's future and for the generations to come. If you're ready to#TakeBackCongress and elect community members who stand with our families and not corporate lobbyists, I invite you to join this campaign today. #WeGotThis.

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Vote By Mail Begins
May
7
9:00 AM09:00

Vote By Mail Begins

Voting by mail in the California Statewide Primary Election begins on Monday, May 7th.

Please make sure you and your loved ones are registered to vote. If you would like to check your voter registration status or become a voter, you can now register to vote online at https://registertovote.ca.gov/ 

In this final month until Election Day on June 5th, your grassroots support is more important than ever. Please help us GET OUT THE VOTE by signing up to volunteer!

You can also make sure your voice is represented in this campaign by endorsing Nils today, and help to fuel last-minute voter outreach by making a contribution.

Also, as we enter into the final days of this election, we invite you to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. It is a quick but powerful action that will help ensure we stay on the radar of voters throughout the district.

Thanks for being an engaged citizen!

We got this.

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Nils to Lecture on Community Resilience at SSU
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Nils to Lecture on Community Resilience at SSU

On Saturday, May 5th (Cinco de Mayo!), Nils will be offering a lecture on "Community Resilience and Political Revolution" at Sonoma State University's historic Rachel Carson Hall. 

Nils will be giving a 1-hour presentation on his journey as a local community organizer, working in the Transition Towns movement to build local resilience and ultimately becoming Communications Director at the national nonprofit Transition US - and a candidate for United States House of Representatives!

This event is open only to SSU students enrolled in the "Work and the Global Future" class, but there is space for a limited number of friends and local volunteers to join this event. 

If you're interested in volunteering at this intimate classroom event, please email Nils directly at votenils@gmail.com. Otherwise, tun in for the livestream on Facebook Live via the official Nils Palsson for Congress Page here.

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Middletown Meetup and Open Mic at MAC
May
4
5:00 PM17:00

Middletown Meetup and Open Mic at MAC

On Friday, May 4, meet us in Middletown! Nils Palsson will host a meetup at the Middletown Art Center (MAC) starting at 5pm. Stay for the Open Mic starting at 6:30!Come on out, meet the candidate, have your questions answered, and join the movement to get money out of politics and elect a candidate with vision and integrity to U.S. Congress in CA's 5th!

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Coffee with the Candidate in Lakeport!
May
4
2:00 PM14:00

Coffee with the Candidate in Lakeport!

Friday, May 4th at 2pm, join Nils for a casual 'Coffee with the Candidate' event at Angelina's Bakery & Espresso in Lakeport! Nils lived in Lake County from 2010-2016 and served for years there as a teacher, community organizer, and radio host at the nearby KPFZ 88.1 FM. Take this opportunity to catch up with the candidate and sign up to volunteer with Nils for Congress 2018. We hope to see you there!

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Coffee with the Candidate in Vallejo
May
2
to May 3

Coffee with the Candidate in Vallejo

Join Nils at Bean in Vallejo for a casual 'Coffee with the Candidate' public Q&A and volunteer sign-up event. Meet at 11am and hang out until about 1:30, get your questions answered, and support this movement to get money out of politics and elect a representative with vision, courage and integrity. The primary is on June 5th! Make sure you're registered to vote, and sign up to be a campaign volunteer here

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Building the Solidarity Webinar with David Cobb
Apr
30
11:00 AM11:00

Building the Solidarity Webinar with David Cobb

On April 30 at 11am (working in his capacity as Transition US Communications Director), Palsson will host David Cobb in a second interview on "Building the Solidarity Economy," discussing Cobb's newest project, "Cooperation Humboldt."

David Cobb is co-founder of Move To Amend, a former presidential candidate, and 2016 campaign manager to Jill Stein.

You can learn more and register for this free webinar here, or stream it live at https://www.facebook.com/TransitionUS

One week earlier, on Monday, April 23, Nils will be interviewed by David Cobb on his weekly "A Green Way Forward" podcast. The interview will be streaming on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/NilsForCongress

While Palsson is free and independent of any party affiliation, he is a supporter of the Green Party platform of democracy, social justice, ecology and peace. He is a long-time supporter of Move to Amend (the people's campaign to get money out of politics with a constitutional amendment affirming that corporations are not people and that money is not speech) and has signed the Pledge to Amend.

Nils has been friends with David Cobb for years and considers him to be a mentor.

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Nils with David Cobb on 'A Green Way Forward'
Apr
23
5:00 PM17:00

Nils with David Cobb on 'A Green Way Forward'

On Monday, April 23 at 5pm, Nils will join Move To Amend co-founder, former presidential candidate, and Jill Stein campaign manager David Cobb on his weekly 'A Green Way Forward' podcast. The interview will be streaming on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/NilsForCongres

While Palsson is free and independent of any party affiliation, he is a supporter of the Green Party platform of democracy, social justice, ecology and peace. He is a long-time supporter of Move to Amend (the people's campaign to get money out of politics with a constitutional amendment affirming that corporations are not people and that money is not speech) and has signed the Pledge to Amend. Nils has been friends with David Cobb for years and considers him to be a mentor.

One week later, on April 30 at 11am (working in his capacity as Transition US Communications Director), Palsson will host Cobb in a second interview on "Building the Solidarity Economy," discussing Cobb's newest project, "Cooperation Humboldt," in a free Transition US webinar. You can register for the April 30 webinar here, or stream it live at https://www.facebook.com/TransitionUS

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Earth Day in Napa: Cleanup and Community Celebration!
Apr
22
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Day in Napa: Cleanup and Community Celebration!

Roll up your sleeves with the candidate, clean up the river in community, and join the movement to clean up Congress this election year by voting out a corporate-polluter-backed establishment politician and electing someone who truly stands with our people and planet! Come on out to the Oxbow Commons in Napa on Earth Day (Sunday, April 22) for a day of family-friendly activities with the candidate! The day of festivities starts with a Napa River Litter Cleanup from 9-11 am and continues with a Downtown Celebration from 11am-4pm.

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Earth Day in Vallejo!
Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Earth Day in Vallejo!

Join Nils Saturday, April 21 at 9am for the Solano County Earth Day Cleanup at Lemon & Derr St. Beach in Vallejo! Nils will be there with friends from Fresh Air Vallejo and other local inhabitants of our blue planet to work together and keep this place healthy and clean : )

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Movement-Building at the Napa Farmers Market!
Apr
14
10:00 AM10:00

Movement-Building at the Napa Farmers Market!

This Saturday, April 14, from 10am to 1pm, join Nils and his family at the Napa Farmers Market! This will be an excellent opportunity to meet the candidate, have your questions answered, and sign up to join the campaign!

This is a very special campaign appearance, as he will be joined by two of the most inspirational figures in his life - his mother, Coralyn, and his daughter, Satya Rose!

If you live near Napa and you're ready to take back Congress and get money out of politics, join us at the Napa Farmers Market, in the parking lot of Century Theatres at South Napa Century Center, 195 Gasser Drive, Napa. 

The force is strong with us. Let's win an election!

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