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.
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:
Be it resolved that the Heart of America Missouri Green Party votes to endorse New Approach Missouri’s (NAM) cannabis ballot initiative petition which will allow the people to vote to amend the Missouri State Constitution to:
It is with deep gratitude that we honor those who came before us. The Green Party in Kansas City has been around since 1985 and the original activists helped start many local organizations. Now that we are a recognized political party in the state of Missouri, we are continuing the struggle for an just, sustainable world that puts people, planet and peace over profit.
Local Greens have helped start the following organizations: KC Food Circle Food Not Lawns Kansas City ReEnergizeKCBridging The Gap Squash Blossom Food CooperativeSeed Savers KC Kansas City Permaculture Education, Extension and research (KCPEER)
The Green Party’s endorsement of today’s action against Trump’s inauguration is motivated by our opposition to bigoted and oppressive policies and language which targets immigrants, Muslims, indigenous peoples, women, the LGBTQAI community, the disabled, workers and many others.
We are very pleased to announce that, for the first time in Missouri history, the Green Party appears set to be an established statewide political party in Missouri (pending official Secretary of State certification). There were two legal requirements for this goal:
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