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TRANSFORMING POLITICS ON THE PRAIRIE: BUILDING THE GREEN PARTY IN THE MIDWEST
Fri, Jun 13, 2014 4pm until Sun, Jun 15, 2014 10am
Heartland Presbyterian Center, 16965 NW 45, Parkville, MO 64152 · Cost: 160
TRANSFORMING POLITICS ON THE PRAIRIE: BUILDING THE GREEN PARTY IN THE MIDWEST
Jun 6, 2014

A Multi-State Meeting and Conference for Greens of the Prairie States. The Greens of Kansas City and the Progressive Party of Missouri invite you to a multi-state Green Organizing Event: TRANSFORMING POLITICS ON THE PRAIRIE- BUILDING THE GREEN PARTY IN THE MIDWEST JUNE 13-15, 2014

Green Party 2012 Presidential Candidate, Jill Stein, will be the Keynote Speaker.

LOCATION: Heartland Conference Center 16965 NW 45 Highway Parkville, MO (Near KCI Airport) Pre-Registration

Required - contact Dee Berry at 913-549-4914

Schedule in brief:
REGISTRATION: Friday, June 13, 
  4:00—8:30 PM - Registration 
  5:30 – 6:15 PM - Dinner 

  6:30 pm - Keynote : Jill Stein 
    Followed by Group Discussion 
__________________________ 
Saturday June 14, 2014: WORKSHOPS 
  
  Single Payer Health Care 
    Ed Weisbart, MD & Jill Stein, MD 

  Transforming Food/Farm Issues 
    Maria Whittaker, Environmental Attorney 
  
  Fighting the Grand Bargain 
    David Kingsley, PhD 

  Running Green Candidates 
    Mark Swaney, Green candidate for US Senate from Arkansas 

  Green Imperative: Dealing with Climate Change 
    John Fish Kurman, 350 KC Coordinator 

  Transforming Politics 
    Facilitator: Dee Berry, US Green Party Co-Founder 
__________________________ 
Saturday Luncheon Speaker - 
  Modern Money Theory: Prof. Forstater 

Discussions: Building the Green Party in Midwest 

Videos: Fending off a Plutocratic America 

Small Group Meetings: Multi-state / multi-issue collaborative efforts ___________________________
 
Sunday, June 15 
  
  Breakfast 
  Breakout Sessions 
  10 am - Conference Close
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TRANSFORMING POLITICS ON THE PRAIRIE: BUILDING THE GREEN PARTY IN THE MIDWEST