On Friday, May 25th from 10am to noon, join Nils and the lovely Satya Rose at the St. Helena Farmers Market, at 300 Crane Avenue in St. Helena. Meet the candidate and learn more about this campaign for social, racial, environmental and economic justice for all!
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!
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!)
On Saturday, May 27, from 10-2, join Nils at the Martinez Farmers Market! This will be an excellent opportunity to meet the candidate, have your questions answered, and sign up to join the campaign! Stay tuned for more info and sign up here to volunteer.Stick around for a Coffee with the Candidate at States Coffee from 2-3pm!
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!
Nils and campaign volunteers will be the Sonoma Famers Market on Tuesday night, May 29th, to build this movement to take back Congress for the people and get money out of politics! We look forward to seeing you there! If you'd like to volunteer for this event (or any other one!), you can sign up here.
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!
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.
Spend World Environment Day doing something great for the planet, enjoying beautiful Lake Berryessa, and meeting your next U.S. Representative! Join Nils for this Sunday, June 3 gathering to clean up the lake. Meet at 9:30, beach cleanup 10-12, followed by free lunch. RSVP and share here.
Nils Palsson is honored to be joining Sandy Schoelles of the beloved Environmental Coffee House program for a Facebook Live Interview this Wednesday, May 23 at 7pm Pacific. Tune in and join the conversation! You can catch the live video on the Nils Palsson page, Nils Palsson for Congress group, or on the Environmental Coffee House page.
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.
Monday, May 21 is the final deadline to register to vote in the June 5th Primary! You can register to vote online or check your voter registration status here. Please ensure that you and your loved ones are registered to vote - and join us in the weeks leading up to this deadline for a far-reaching and powerful voter registration drive!
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.
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.
On Saturday, May 19, join Nils and the Santa Rosa community for Together We Rose, the 124th Annual Luther Burbank Parade & Festival. Nils will be there from 9am to 1:30pm to meet with community members and spread the word about this grassroots campaign to #TakeBackCongress #ForThePeople!
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.
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!
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.
Join Nils LIVE on Vallejo's one and only Ozcat Radio for an interview with DJ Billy I, discussing this people's campaign for US Congress. The live interview will air this Wednesday, May 9 at 3:45pm on Ozcat Radio, KZCT 89.5FM.
We'll also be streaming on Facebook Live here: https://www.facebook.com/NilsForCongress
Tune in if you can!
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!
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, tun in for the livestream on Facebook Live via the official Nils Palsson for Congress Page here.
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!
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!
Join this campaign for our planet and people, and meet Nils in the beautiful town of Benicia for Opening Night of the Benicia Farmers Market on Thursday, April 26, from 4-8pm in downtown Benicia.
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.
Join Nils Palsson along with hundreds of local activists and laborers for a May 1st Walkout and Rally for Workers Rights, Fair Contracts, Immigration Reform, Living Wage Jobs, Rent Control, Housing for the Homeless, an End to Gun Violence, an End to Racism, and MORE!
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.
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.
April 29 is Day of the Child!
Nils and Satya will be at various events around the county that day, playing in nature. This isn't a campaign event, per se - but it's a great opportunity for families to get out there in nature and have a good time. Check out this event page for more info:
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
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.
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 : )
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!