Campaign against

Lead Poisoning:
Clean Air vs. the EPA

Lead, Violence & a Clueless EPA

A report by GGA's Don Fitz published by

Tribute to IVORY PERRY
Pioneer in eradicating lead poisoning

Ivory Perry Locally


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Gateway Green Alliance
Green Party of St. Louis
P.O. Box 8094, St. Louis, MO 63156
(314) 727-8554


6 - 8 pm, Sunday, Sept 11, 2011

21st Annual Great Green

FUTURE of FOOD: Monsanto's Grim Reaper vs. Organic Harvests
[Read More]

pesto feast


Monthly Meeting Schedule
1st Wednesday - Black & Green Wednesday Forum
3rd Wednesday - General Membership Meeting

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mccowan for mayor

The True Story of Fox's Hero, Kenneth Gladney
'Tea Bagger' assault on the Green Party’s mayoral candidate documented on Counterpunch

Green Party Mayoral Candidate’s Van Is Firebombed!
Concern that the fire bombing might be more than a random act is heightened by the vigorous nature of McCowan’s campaign.


    Democracy Now!  •   CommonDreams  •  WorkingChangeZnet
Alternet • •  AdBustersTrueCostEconomics
July 28, 2006
Half-Hour Hurricanes
Where were the Warnings About St. Louis's Ultra Storm?      by Don Fitz
As clips of hurricane-strength winds uprooting trees across St. Louis in late July made national news, many commentators spoke of the awesome power of nature. But this storm was not an act of god. It was an act of Exxon-Mobile and its friends. And they are not gods, even if they are treated as such by the White House. [read more...]

2010 Vision and Goals - The USSF will provide space to build relationships, learn from each other's experiences, share our analysis of the problems our communities face, and bring renewed insight and inspiration. It will help develop leadership and develop consciousness, vision, and strategy needed to realize another world. [Read more...]

The first US Social Forum is June 27 to July 1, 2007 in Atlanta, GA. []


The World Social Forum is an annual gathering of thousands of people opposed to neo-liberalism & a world dominated by corporations and imperialists. WSF works to build a planetary society centered on social justice, international solidarity, gender equality, peace and protection of the environment? The 9th WSF Jan 28 - Feb 1, 2008 in Belem, Brazil was attended by 133,000 people from around the world. [ read more]   [ Beyond Capitalism] [ Why the World Social Forum?]


Cost of the War in Iraq
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In Memory...

Tribute to
Mary Jo Maroney

1963 - 2009

mary jo


7:00 pm, Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Caravan for Cuba: Medical School in Havana
Become a DOCTOR for FREE?
[Read More]

7:00 pm, Martes, 12 de julio, 2011
Caravana a Cuba: Escuela de Medicina en La Habana
Sea médico estudiando la carrera de medicina, gratis! [Read More]

7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The Many Myths of NUCLEAR POWER

$9 Billion...What's the deal?[Read More]

5:30 pm, Sunday, May 1, 2011 •May Day Celebration Dinner
Economic Crisis and the Manufacture of FEAR
[Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, April 6, 2011
De-Growing the Economy: Protecting Jobs & the Environment
[Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, March 2, 2011 • Black & Green Wednesday
Never-Ending War in the Middle East & Central Asia [Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, February 2, 2011 • Black & Green Wednesday
Islamophobia : Tea Party as the New Klan?
[Read More]

6 pm, Sunday, January 9, 2011 • MLK Celebration Dinner
Martin Luther King &The Forgotten Dreams
Honoring the unfinished work [ Read More]

4 pm, Saturday, January 1, 2011• Black & Green Wednesday
KWANZAA Celebration
Dancing & Singing • Music Food • Fun • Prizes! [Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, December 1, 2010• Black & Green Wednesday
Mountaintop Coal Removal & Energy in St. Louis
View a stunning 20-minute slide show about the impacts of mountaintop removal...
[Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, November 3, 2010
OIL SPILLS: Ecological Disaster & Social Justice
BP Oil Spill devastates the Gulf, worse catastrophes such as Shell Oils pollution of Nigeria loom around the world... [ Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 • Black & Green Wednesday
Crises Confronting St. Louis
The November 2010 election for the St. Louis School Board continues the controversy: charter schools, vouchers, outsourcing, teachers... while the need for local control of police. [ Read More]

6-8 pm, Saturday, Sept 11, 2010 • 20th Annual Great Green
This year's theme: Air Conditioning -- it's everywhere, but have you stopped to think, Who does it help and who does it hurt?” [Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, Aug 4, 2010 • Black & Green Wednesday
Cuba's Environmental & Medical Revolution
Urban gardens, solar power, lower infant mortality, free medical school... good things are happening in Cuba. [ Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 • Black & Green Wednesday
The Prison Industrial Complex
Incarceration has skyrocketed since the 1980s. A black male is 14 times and a Hispanic male 7 times more likely than a white male to go to prison. [Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, June 2, 2010 • Black & Green Wednesday
The Police/Prison State: Its impact on ordinary people
Racism is alive and well in the criminal justice system. Our panel will look at the casses of 5 local black men. [ Read More]

6 pm, Sunday, May 2, 2010 • Black & Green Sunday • May Day Celebration Dinner
The Attack on Labor
What should workers know about the jobless recovery? Can Labor team up with Environmental & Social Justice activists to redesign the economy? [Read More]

7 pm, Wed, April 7, 2010 • Black & Gren Wednesday
The Mexican Labor Movement • A Force for Social Change
What is keeping US citizens from getting the health care they need? [Read More]

Black & Green Wednesday
Urgent Need for Health Care Reform
7 pm, Wed, February 3, 2010
What is keeping US citizens from getting the health care they need? [Read More]

7 pm, Wed, January 6, 2010
Farm to Cafeteria
: Getting Kids Into the Garden, and Locally Grown Food Into the Schools

[Read More]

5 pm, Sunday, December 6, 2009
Black, Brown & Green KWANZAA
Dance performances Dancing & Singing • Music Food • Fun • Prizes! [ Read More]

Black & Green Wednesday
Lead Poisoning & Housing in the River City
7 pm, Wednesday, Nov 4, 2009
Is the City eliminating lead poisoning? What do you think? [ Read More]

7 pm, Wednesday, Oct 7, 2009
ABUSE in St. Louis Correctional Centers
Physical abuse, medical neglect, overcrowding, unsanitary conditions... among the many findings of a recent ACLU report to be revealed.

19th Annual Great Green Pesto Feast
6-8 pm, Saturday, Sept 12, 2009. Keynote speaker: Alexander Lee, Project Laundry List
"Hanging Out to Save Dough...and Save the Planet, too!"

7 pm, Wednesday, July 31, 2009
Caravan for Cuba
The Caravan visits St. Louis on it way through 130 US cities. Learn about Cuba and US-Cuba relations.

7 pm, Wednesday, June 3, 2009
ELECTIONS: St. Louis, Missouri & the World

What needs to be done for 2010 elections in Missouri and throughout the US? Some countries move to the left, others move to the right. How is St. Louis affected?

6 pm, Sunday, May 3, 2009
May Day Celebration: Autoworkers & the 30 Hour Work Week
Celebrate International Workers Day by looking at how labor can join with environmentalists and social justice activists to redesign the economy, including

7 pm, Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Turn the City GREEN!
More bus lines, universal health care, no nukes, local control of police, support of
public schools and lead removal... Join us to discuss "shovel ready ideas" for greening the City of St. Louis!

7 pm, Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Transportation for All of St. Louis
Join us for a discussion of building a truly viable transportation system that helps all citizens get to where they need to go? [READ MORE...]

7 pm, Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Rebuilding St. Louis Schools
How can teachers, parents, students and staff work with the elected school board to improve St. Louis schools? [READ MORE...]

The Struggle for Equality & Justice
MLK Celebration Dinner
6 pm, Sunday, January 11, 2009
What will a new president mean for equality and justice in the U.S. and abroad. Join us for a vegetarian fundraising dinner.

7 pm, Wed, December 3, 2008
Housing Crisis in St. Louis

Join us to discuss how citizens of St. Louis can address the housing crisis so that we can live safely and affordably in our communities.

Black & Green Wednesday • 7 pm, Wed, November 5, 2008
2008 Elections & Beyond...
What will the results of the 2008 election mean for the US, the state of Missouri and the City of St. Louis? Join us for a discussion.
[READ MORE...]18th Annual Great Green

6-8 pm, Sat, September 13, 2008
Special Presentation by Harvey Wasserman:
Stop Energy Price-Gouging by Winning a Green-Powered Earth. [READ MORE...]

Black & Green Wednesday • 7 pm, August 6, 2008
Are our kids victims of "nutricide" from unhealthy food pushed by the corporate food system. Learn how to change the system so we can eat the way we should. [READ MORE...]

Surviving Climate Change
Producing Less & Enjoying It More
Friday eve - Sunday Afternoon • June 27-29, 2008
Join us for an open discussion on remaking American society. [READ MORE...]

The LaVena Johnson Story
Black & Green Wednesday • 7 pm Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Did the first woman soldier from Missouri to die in Iraq really commit suicide, or was she murdered?

Forging a Red Green Alliance • May Day Dinner
Black & Green Thursday • 6:00 pm Thursday, May 1, 2008
Celebrate International Workers Day with tomato sauce (red), pesto (green), and unity of environmental & labor friends.  [READ MORE...]

Psychosis of Oppression
Black & Green Wednesday - 7 pm Wed, April 2, 2008
Are we relying too much on pills to solve problems, especially for children and minority populations? [READ MORE...]

Global Women in Action with Medea Benjamin
An International Women's Day Special
Black, Green & PINK Wednesday - 7 pm Wed, March 5, 2008

Boxcutter Caberet Puppet Show
Black & Green Saturday - Sat, Mar 1, 7:30 pm
An evening of sundry entertainment, presented by a ragtag association of cardboard wigglers, horn tooters, meat chompers, and a bell strapped human xylophone!

Deep Green Transportation
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, Feb 6, 7 pm
Tired of long waits in the cold rain? Many St. Louisans are demanding an affordable mass transit system.  [READ MORE...]

No Volverán (movie & panel)
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, Jan 2, 7 pm
What is Socialism of the 21st Century, and how it is changing people's lives? [READ MORE.. .]

Building Green Communities
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, Dec 5, 7 pm
Could we actually build affordable homes that generate jobs as well as
all the heating, cooling and electricity needed in our neighborhoods?   [READ MORE...]

Hanky Panky in the Cookie Jar? AUDIT of St. LOUIS
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, Nov 7, 7 pm
Green Party's signature campaign mandates an audit of the City of St. Louis.  [READ MORE...]

FARMING: Land, Food, Energy
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, Oct. 3, 7 pm
Join us for a pictorial tour of Cuban agriculture.  [READ MORE.. .]

17th Annual Great Green
Pesto Feast 
Sat, Sept 16, 6-8 pm
A smorgasbord of gourmet pesto, including vegan!Special Presentation:
From Climate Chaos to Global Justice  [ READ MORE.. .]

Environmental Racism in the Aftermath of Katrina
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, August 1  [READ MORE...]

Military Spending vs. Green Jobs
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, June 6 [READ MORE.. .]

Environmental Racism & Global Warming
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, May 2 [READ MORE.. .]

Hear from the School Board Candidates
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, March 7 [READ MORE.. .]

Reducing Energy and Building a Peace Economy
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, February 7 [READ MORE.. .]

Looking at City Lead Money
Black & Green Wednesday -Wed, January 3  [READ MORE.. .]

Loss of Civil Liberties Since 9/11
Black & Green Wednesday - Wed, December 6  [READ MORE...]

Racism, Police Violence and the Death Penalty
Black & Green Wednesday - November 1  [read more ]

16th Annual Great Green
Pesto Feast 
Sat, Sept 16, 6-8 pm
Special Presentation at 7pm of the award-winning documentary
IVORY PERRY: Pioneer In the Struggle Against Lead Poisoning   [ read more...]

Stem Cell Initiative
Black & Green Wednesday - August 2, 2006
Will the Stem Cell initiative that Missourians vote on in November be beneficial or harmful?   [read more...]

IVORY PERRY : Pioneer In the Struggle Against Lead Poisoning
St Louis Filmmakers Showcase - July 23  [28:30 documentary video]
Inspiring life of the citizen activist who discovered a silent killer right in our midst.   [read more...

A Special Black & Green Wednesday - July 5
The struggle for oil is part of the U.S. effort at global domination. What are the effects of oil dependency? How is Iraq being devastated? What energy alternatives exist all around us?   [read more, see photos]

The refusal to purchase is one of the most significant weapons that citizens have against oppression. How has the boycott been used as a tool for change, both here and abroad, in the past and in the present.  ( read more...]

IVORY PERRY and the Struggle for a Lead Free St. Louis
Special Forum - April 20, 2006
Celebrate Earth Week with a tribute to the pioneer of lead poisoning prevention in St. Louis. With poisoning rates at 7-10 times the national average, learn what we are-- and should-- be doing to pressure officials to get the job done... [read more]

Just Say "NO!" to Prohibition
Black & Green Wednesday - April 5, 2006
After 3 decades, 1/2 trillion tax dollars, increasingly punitive policies, a court system choked with nonviolent drug violations, could regulation work better than prohibition?  [read more]

The Four Pillars of Economic Justice
Black & Green Wednesday - March 1, 2006
Why and how are local communities taking control of their destiny in order to promote economic justice?   [read more]

Political Strategies in 2006
Black & Green Wednesday - February 1, 2006
How can elections be used to advance campaigns for universal health care, drug decriminalization, lead-free homes, a Civilian Oversight Board and other issues you care about... [ read more ]

Is the City of St. Louis Removing Lead from Homes?
Black & Green Wednesday - January 4, 2006
The City claims 3300 Nebraska as a showcase for lead removal, yet the Greens and Health & Environmental Justice have found contrary evidence... [read more]

Thurs Jan20 Counter-Inaugural Ball!
On Inauguration Day, January 20th, don't spend the night alone. You are cordially invited to join local justice and peace activists at the Counter-Inaugural Ball, 7 pm at at St. Louis City Hall!. [read more]

BHOPAL: 20 years of Environmental Racism
Black & Green Wednesday Forum - 7 pm, Dec 1 , 2004
Join the 20th Anniversary of the worst industrial accident in human history and the movement to hold the perpetrator accountable. And it could happen here! [read more]

Black & Green Wednesday Forum - Nov 3, 2004
STOP Killer Coke in St. Louis
How can a soft drink kill? Before you take another swig...
consider the charges against Coca-Cola and its bottlers [read more]

Stalking the Biotech Tyrant
Confronting Biorepression with Creative Alternatives
Find out more about the Biodevastation 8 Midwest Conference held Saturday, May 15, 2004.




HR 4167 would would overturn state food labeling laws, hamstring state food safety officers, and increase consumer exposure to food-borne. Missouri SB 1009, the “Seed Bill,” strips local control of labeling, sale and use of seeds. [read more...]

May 2006 Press Release
EPA Missed the Boat on Lead

Jan 3, 2006 - In October 2005, the advocacy group HEJ issued a “Report Card” on City of St. Louis lead programs.The City received a “D” on “Maintenance of a lead safe registry,” a “C-” on “Enforcement of lead lawviolations,” and an “Incomplete” on “Lead hazard evaluations.” Now, several community organizations say that the City is rebuffing their invitations to discuss problems with its lead programs.

Nov 2, 2005 - Evaluation of the first 7 months of pilot lead project

City Health Department Fails Dragonfly Project Test
From the January 2004 issue of the Compost Dispatch newsletter.

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Peace to our brothers:

Tribute to Willie Marshall 1941-2007

Saluting the Life and Activism of Paki Mahdee 1953 - 2006

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