Are you ready for the March Against Monsanto at 1 pm Saturday, May 26, 2018? The Green Party of St. Louis is organizing the march, continuing its 20+ year role in leading opposition to Monsanto's chemical and biological contamination. This year is different, though. The looming merger between Bayer and Monsanto threatens a quantum leap in monopolization of seeds, reduction of biodiversity, and throwing small farmers off of the land across the world. Continue reading
Missouri Green Party members from all over the state, representing all five of our chapters, met in Lebanon, MO on April 7th to prepare the party for the mid-term election cycle. Big thanks to all who participated! The members showed incredible discipline, thoughtfulness, creativity, and solidarity during our day-long meeting where you were asked to consider and decide on a variety of issues. Everyone involved did a great service for the rest of the party! Continue reading
Mark your calendars as Kansas City is throwing a May Day Concert to celebrate International Workers Day and to raise funds for the KC Mama's Day Bail Out Fund! When? May 1, 6-11pm. Where? Revolution Records Kansas City 1830 Locust St, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 Celebrate May Day with Tyler Gosnell, Ani Mal, Evil Pillows, Cara de Bebe! Featured speakers between sets include radical historian and poet Fred Whitehead, doula and community organizer Reale Justice, prison resister and homeless advocate Keith Brown-El. Continue reading
The Green Party is fighting for Single Payer Healthcare, Medicare for all and will be joining the Democratic Socialists of America on Saturday, April 21 for a Medicare for All Launch Party, 11 AM - 2 PM, at the SEIU Local 1 building (4526 The Paseo, Kansas City, MO 64110). Continue reading
On March 21, the two major parties passed two bills in Senate, claiming that they will curb sex trafficking online: Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) and the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA). These bills will only further criminalize sex workers and put them, along with victims of sex trafficking, at more risk.The Green Party of Kansas City, Missouri stands in solidarity with Sex Workers and against sex trafficking. Continue reading
MARCH FOR OUR LIVES Noon - 4 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018, Theis Park, 533 Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard,Kansas City, Missouri 64110 Thousands attended the March for Lives in Kansas City. The Green Party showed up, in a sea of blue, to talk about gun control, demilitarization of the police and military abroad and the ways our members and candidates are working to build a more peaceful planet for the future. When we talk about gun violence, we must also talk about the police. At the march, in addition to supporting the students and their calls to end gun violence, members also gathered signatures for the Clean Act and New Approach Missouri. “I am inspired by the call to action to hold politicians accountable for their corporate donors and to call out their values in relation to their campaign financiers.” - Elyse, Green Party Member Continue reading
Congratulations to Conon Gillis, our first candidate to officially file to run for office in 2018. Conon is facing off with a Republican for State Senate in District 32 (Joplin area). We’ll be announcing more candidates soon! The filing window lasts till March 27. Contact us NOW if you want to be a Green Party candidate!
In June, 2017, the KC-HOA Green Party Chapter voted to endorse Coalition Against Contamination –KC’s (CAC-KC) mission which is to advocate for the health and environmental protections for workers and communities surrounding the Bannister Federal Complex. The Bannister Federal complex sits directly above Indian Creek and west of the Blue River. The complex was home to Bendix Aviation Corporation where workers were exposed to over 2000 documented toxic substances. Former workers will attest to the horrible conditions they were exposed to, as well as undocumented & unregulated disposal of toxic waste. There is a list of over 2000 toxic substances reported to be on site, not to mention whatever has traveled off the complex property. Continue reading