At our April 7th, 2018 meeting our membership approved the new Economic Plank of our State Platform! Thanks to Platform Committee Chair Kat Logan-Smith and the rest of the committee for your hard work on this plank. Our platform is our most important document that lays our vision for the future and focuses our political efforts. So the Platform Committee is taking their time to thoughtfully develop the other planks. They need your help researching, writing, discussing these issues. If you are interested in joining this crucial effort, please volunteer now!
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!