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
Illinois State Comptroller Candidates, Tim Curtin of the Green Party and Claire Ball of the Libertarian Party protested out in front of the WTTW “Public” TV studios after being excluded from the Comptroller candidate debate on Tuesday, October 25th. Just before the debate started, they entered the lobby asking to be included.
Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka led a rally at The People’s Church at Lawrence and Sheridan following Jill’s walk through the Austin neighborhood and press conference outside a shuttered CPS school on the West Side.
Comptroller Candidate, Tim Curtin participates in the Tribune Editoral Board’s Comptroller Debate.
Click on the link above to watch it.