Reverend Billy & Avella Featured in City Limits

1 07 2009

Though City Councilman Tony Avella and “Reverend” Billy Talen have an uphill battle to beat Goliath this fall, they’re banking on grassroots dissent against Bloomberg to propel their bids for office. > By Jarrett Murphy

Full Story

You can come out tomorrow night (Wednesday July, 1st)  at 7pm and train for a half an hour at Reverend Billy Headquarters to gather petitions to get him on the Ballot! VoteRevBilly.Org

Reverend Billy Talen – A Voice For Every New Yorker!


A Voice for the Neighborhoods! A Voice for Coney Island! A Voice for Union Square! A Voice for you 1st Amendment Rights! A Voice for an uncommercialized New York City with an emphasis on environmental responsibility!


Local SoHo neighborhood businessmen and supporters of the Vote Rev Billy campaign for New York City Mayor on the Green Party ticket.


As Mayor of New York City, Rev Billy Talen wants to represent Richard St. Arromand.


As Mayor of New York City, Rev Billy Talen wants to represent Lamont Hutchinson.

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Citizen Action Petition To NY Senate Republicans

30 06 2009

The New York Senate posted examples of how other senates have handled gridlock in the past on its own website. Now the NY state Democrats have drafted such a bipartisan operating agreement, but the Republicans have so far refused to sign it.


Citizen Action of New York

has drafted a petition to the republican senators. Please sign it now!



Holy Water

27 03 2009


Mayoral Candidate Reverend Billy took some time to reflect on the church’s recent Blessing of the Water event that brought awareness to plans to drill for natural gas in the watershed Upstate on World Water Day 2009. This isn’t all Bill Talen has done to raise awareness about water this year he also participated in Think Outside the Bottle. Here’s a very informative interview with TOTB


Let The Water Speak 

The Church of Life After Shopping, the singers and I, were the performers that afternoon. People came to see us.  On the other hand, all of us watched the water, the clouds and waves.  We were listening.  We were guests of the water for an hour on that pier out over the Hudson River.  

World Water Day, March 22, was the original mover of our “Blessing of the Water Picnic.” And another thing – it was an early outing in my candidacy for Mayor of New York City.   But what got the crowd there was “fracking,” – the process by which a chemical cocktail is injected into underground shale to drive the natural gas toward Halliburton’s suction, shipment and storage.  This extraction poisons the water around it, as the citizens with the falling-out hair and flammable tap-water have noted… 


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Green Party Candidate Kick-Off Tonight

27 03 2009

David Pechefsky is running for city council in the 39th district and Mayoral candidate Reverend Billy will be there to speak at the fundraiser. 


David Pechefsky 
Come to a kick-off party for Green Party Candidate for City Council District 39.


 Barbès, 376 9th Street at 6th Avenue in Brooklyn


 Friday, March 27, 6:00–7:30 PM

appetizers, cash bar

 Suggested Donation: $25 / $50 / $75 / $175*

*gets the maximum in public matching funds




Green Party Of Brooklyn Meeting

17 02 2009

02/17 7pm: GPBK North Brooklyn Meeting

The Green Party Of Brooklyn will host a meeting of Greens in North Brooklyn on Tuesday, February 17th 2009. Please arrive at the The Change You Want To See gallery at 7pm. The Change You Want To See is located at 84 Havemeyer Street at the corner of Metropolitan Avenue in Brooklyn, accessible by the L or G trains to Lorimer Street/Metropolitan Avenue station.

Click here for a map!

All who share the values of Ecological Wisdom, Grassroots Democracy, Nonviolence and Social Justice are most welcome to attend!

We will discuss 2009 candidates, building a local to organize in Community Board Districts 1, 3 and 4 (Greenpoint/Williamsburg, Bedford Stuyvesant, and Bushwick…click here for reference), and plans for a stronger citywide Green Party.



Norman Siegel Jan. 21st

20 01 2009


Former director of the NYCLU and current candidate for Public Advocate in NYC, Normal Siegel and freinds will meet on Wednesday the 21st at 6:30pm. Details below:

An evening with Norman Siegel

Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: at the Home of Gail Paris & Hank Honig
Street: 247 West 87th St

Let’s continue the celebration with a post-inaugural party!
Please come and and hear Norman’s progressive vision for
the office of New York City Public Advocate.

Drinks & Refreshments will be served
Suggested contribution: $30 and up…