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.Read more
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.Read more
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:
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
Bridging The Gap
Squash Blossom Food Cooperative
Seed 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.