From The Day Connecticut:
The New London Green Party has nominated two candidates for the November municipal election and will kick off its campaign on Saturday.
Last week, the Greens nominated Ronna Stuller for City Council and Mirna Martinez for Board of Education. Martinez has also been endorsed by the Republican Town Committee.
A “Chat, Snacks, & Greens,” reception will take place 6:30 to 8: 30 p. m., at campaign headquarters at 102 Golden St. The candidates will be on hand to discuss issues important to New London. There also will be refreshments and music.
Stuller is a community activist who served on the school board from 2009 to 2011. She was not re-elected in 2011. She is a founding member of the Thames Hilltop Neighborhood Association, a founding member and treasurer of Riverside Park Conservancy and producer and host of the New London Green Party’s public access program, “Thinking Green.” She is a longtime member of the SECT Peace & Justice network.
Martinez is a bilingual educator who has lived in New London since 2002. She is a founding member of New London Parent Advocates and is youth program director at FRESH (Food: Resources, Education, Security, Health). She also ran unsuccessfully in 2011 for the school board on the Green Party ticket.
New London Green Party candidates do not accept contributions from corporations, lobbyists, political action committees or labor unions. For further information visit nlgreens.org or email info@ nlgreens.org.