2017 State Convention Highlights

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2017 State Convention held in Columbia last weekend! We had 54 members check in on Saturday and 39 on Sunday. The MOGP is stronger than ever heading into the 2018 election year when we have the chance to build our power, increase our membership, elevate our values, elect Greens to office, and maintain our ballot access! The full convention minutes will be emailed out to the membership when they are finished, as different people took minutes for different sections of the convention. Meanwhile, here are the highlights: Continue reading

Addressing Oppression in the Green Party and how we fight against it

We have a lot of internal discussion around different forms of oppression. As a local political party, we feel that the shared perspective of the current membership needs to be transparent and shared with the community at large. Please see response to our most recent internal conversation and struggle session below with a few statements specifically addressed to white people: Continue reading

Kansas City Greens stand with the Millions Prisoners March

Slavery did not end in 1865. It is alive and well in the United States of America, thanks to the 13th Amendment of the US Constitution. Missouri is one of the top 10 states with the highest rate of imprisonment. Continue reading

How To Participate In The State Convention

The Convention Committee, along with the State Coordinating Committee, have been working hard on putting together a great 2017 state convention August 12-13 at the Activity & Recreational Center, 1701 W Ash St, Columbia, MO 65203! Look for the agenda to be posted here by early next week.   Continue reading

Kansas City Greens for Single Payer

The Green Party stands with the KC Democratic Socialists of America, workers and oppressed people who are taking a stand for our health and our future. We must stay strong and stand together against corporate greed and all the ills of capitalism.   Continue reading

Join us at the State Convention, August 12-13, 2017

We are holding the first annual state convention as an officially recognized political party with state-wide ballot access! The convention is open to all dues-paying members. If you have not yet become a member, you may do so through our website or through your local chapter. Continue reading

Kansas City Greens encourage members to support #DayWithoutImmigrants protesters

The Green Party of Kansas City, MO stands in solidarity with the immigrant community and we need your support. On April 16, thousands came out for the #DayWithoutImmigrants protest in Kansas City, MO. On this day, three immigrants, Andres, Ernesto and Jonathan, were arrested as they stood up for their rights. Jonathan is a DACA recipient is now at risk of deportation. Continue reading

The Kansas City Greens endorse and join the effort to get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2018 ballot!

The KC chapter has joined with the Joplin chapter in endorsing and committing to Government By The People's effort to allow 2018 voters to decided whether to make Ranked Choice Voting the method by which statewide candidates are elected in Missouri. This follows in the successful footsteps of Maine, which achieved this change by ballot initiative in 2016 with support from most of the political parties. Government By The People is a non-partisan coalition in Missouri working to put a number of measures on the 2018 ballot. Continue reading

The Green Party of Kansas City, MO endorses the Movement for Black Lives Platform

The Green Party of Kansas City Missouri (KC-HOA) resolves to endorse the Movement for Black Lives platform. On a national level, the Green Party of the United States is a political party fighting for people, planet and peace over profit. The history of the United States, the state of Missouri and city of Kansas City is deeply rooted in the oppression and exploitation of Black people. Continue reading

Kansas City Greens support Question 5: reduce penalties for possession or control of marijuana and paraphernalia.

The Heart of American Green Party resolves to endorse a “Yes” vote on Question 5, on the April 4th KCMO Special Election ballot.  Question 5 seeks to reduce penalties for possession or control of marijuana and paraphernalia. It reads:   Continue reading