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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
Featured Films
Living the Change: Inspiring Stories for a Sustainable Future (2018)
85 min Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering change in their own lives and in their communities in order to live in a sustainable and regenerative...
Generation Revolution (2017)
72 min Introducing the powerful stories of London’s new generation of black and brown activists, Generation Revolution explores the successes and unexpected challenges these inspiring young people face. Motivated by the desire for a more equal future, they embark on the rewarding...
Plutocracy: Political Repression In The U.S.A. (2018)
440 min Plutocracy is the first documentary to comprehensively examine early American history through the lens of class. A multi-part series by filmmaker Scott Noble, Part I focuses on the the ways in which the American people have historically been divided on the basis of race...
Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective (2015)
92 min Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we could meet human needs while increasing the health and well-being of our...
Within Reach (2013)
87 min Within Reach explores one couple's pedal-powered search for a place to call home. Mandy and Ryan gave up their jobs, cars, and traditional houses to 'bike-pack' 6500 miles around the USA seeking sustainable community. Rather than looking in a traditional neighborhood, they...
Fall and Winter (2013)
102 min This stunning film takes you on a hypnotic journey, reaching to the past to understand the origins of the catastrophic environmental transitions we now face. Over two years, director Matt Anderson traveled 16,000 miles to document firsthand our modern industrial world and the...
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TRANSFORMING POLITICS ON THE PRAIRIE: BUILDING THE GREEN PARTY IN THE MIDWEST