Come to the ILGP State Meeting!
Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. Oak Park, IL
Veterans Room, 2nd Floor, 9am to 5pm
Highlights: Besides electing officers, discussing Party business (bylaws changes and platform items) and hearing from Green Party officeholders and candidates, there will be panel discussions. All are welcome to attend.
9:30am: Erica Kadel, ILGP Fundraising Coordinator will have a session on the future direction of ILGP fundraising.
11: 00am:Panel: Beating the Barriers to Success in the Inner City
– Tammie Vinson, Chicago Teacher’s Union Black Caucus
– Kohme Parrett, Director, Organizing, Increase the Harvest
– Marlon Chamberlain, organizer for FORCE
(Fighting to Overcome Records & Create Equality)
– Charles Perry, West Side Health Authority
Breakout Session 1:
–Taboo no longer: Tackling the Opiate Overdose Crisis
— Chelsea Laliberte & Laura Fry, live4lali.org
–A Representative from “A Way Out” Program in Lake County
Breakout Session 2:
–Community Gardening for Community Development
Julie Samuels, Community Organizer, Co-Founder- Chicago Community Gardeners Association
***Don’t forget! There is a social at 1017 Studio (128 W. Harrison St.) on Friday, 3/24 from 7-9pm. Food and Drink and Music!
For more information, call or email: Rita Maniotis, Secretary, Illinois Green Party