The Green Party of Washington will hold our Annual Spring Gathering on Saturday May 23rd, 2020 from 9:30 AM – 5 PM.
The online meeting link and password will be shared with all those who RSVP at the link above.
You must RSVP at the link above to receive the meeting link and password!
Due to social distancing restrictions, this meeting will be held online.
9:30 AM – Welcome and introductions – orientation for meeting attendees – learn how to use Jitsi online meetings – click here to read our Jitsi training guide
10 AM – Nature’s Rights and Community Civil Disobedience – Kai Huschke, Northwest and Hawaii Organizer for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, Democracy School lecturer, and advisor to the Oregon Community Rights Network and Washington State Community Rights Network.
11 AM – Confronting the Climate Justice Crisis – Shaylon Stolk, Climate Justice Activist with Extinction Rebellion Seattle and Extinction Rebellion Justice. Shaylon is a statistician who has worked in the renewable energy industry since 2011. She is passionate about wind farms, revitalizing her peoples’ Indigenous languages, and vegan baking.
12 PM – Lunch break – discussion and proposal on Community Resilience with Kaedden Michael Landy
2 PM – Local and Statewide Candidate presentations
3 PM – GPWA Coordinating Council, GPUS National Committee, and GPUS Presidential Nominating Convention delegate candidate introductions and nominations**
4 PM – Chapter reports, volunteer opportunities, and social time
* Presidential candidates recognized by the Green Party of the United States (GPUS) are invited to present.
** Green Party members who can participate in the Green Party Annual Meeting in July are encouraged to run as candidates for our state delegation. The Green Party 2020 Annual National Meeting and Presidential Nominating Convention will take place July 9-12, 2020 online.
–> Is your Green Party membership up to date?
Membership is free for those experiencing economic hardship at this time.
To join, renew, or make sure your membership is up-to-date –> https://www.gp-wa.org/membership_gpwa
New members must have joined the Green Party of Washington by April 23, 2020 to participate in our nominating process for President, down-ballot, and GPWA candidates. Returning members and those whose membership has lapsed may renew their membership by May 23rd.
All votes will be cast by Green Party members on a ranked-choice ballot sent out via email (or postal mail) after the Gathering.
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