International Workers Day and the Mama's Day Bail Fund

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

Medicare for All Launch Party - Greens join the Democratic Socialists of America

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

Solidarity with Sex Workers: The Dangerous Misdirection of FOSTA/SESTA

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

KC Greens Join the March for Our Lives

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

Greens Support Dismantling KC’s Nuclear Legacy

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

Green Party of Kansas City, MO stands with DREAMERS

The Green Party of Kansas City, MO joined activist groups from across the state and signed onto a letter for the Missouri congressional delegation to pass the Dream Act this year and in support of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). See full letter below: Dear Senator McCaskill, Senator Blunt, and Representatives Clay, Wagner, Luetkemeyer, Hartzler, Cleaver, Graves, Long, and Smith: Continue reading

Fight Back for Charlottesville!

To honor the memory of Heather and all who helped organize the rally against white supremacy in Charlottesville, the Green Party of Kansas City, MO heeding the call to gather for a solidarity and remembrance rally on September 9, 2017 from 9 AM - 2:15 PM in Washington Square Park. 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

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