Spring Gathering 2023

The Wisconsin Green Party will hold our 2023 Spring Gathering state membership meeting on Saturday May 20, 2023.

The theme of this gathering will be "Housing is a human right" and we will have discussions on the critical issue of housing and its many dimensions, including affordability, sustainability, homelessness, and more.

The "Housing is a Human Right" discussion will feature guests including Madison Common Council members Marsha Rummel, Juliana Bennett, and John W. Duncan, as well as Shorewood Trustee candidate Sam Harshner.

This gathering will be held virtually via Zoom. Members will be sent information about how to join the gathering online after they RSVP on this webpage.

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In addition to our discussion on housing and updates from WIGP officers, committees, and local chapters, we will discuss proposed changes to WIGP bylaws. A summary of these proposed changes is that in situations where the party membership votes on decisions, voting would be conducted online and would be open to all dues-paying members in good standing, as opposed to just those members present at a particular meeting. You can read the full text of the proposed bylaws changes in the WIGP Spring 2023 newsletter.

As a WIGP membership meeting, all dues-paying WIGP members in good standing will be eligible to participate.
You can become a dues-paying member of the WIGP or renew your membership at https://www.wisconsingreenparty.org/contribute

Come with your ideas about how to grow the Green Party and support allied movements for peace, justice, democracy, and ecology!

Check this webpage for agenda updates and other news.

We will be sending emails to members with updates, and making announcements on our Facebook page and Twitter account.

Please join us for the 2023 WIGP Spring Gathering and help build the movement for people, planet, and peace over profit!


Draft Agenda:

12:00 - Introductions

12:15 - Co-chairs' welcoming statements

12:30 - "Housing is a Human Right" discussion with special guests Juliana Bennett, John W. Duncan, Sam Harshner, and Marsha Rummel

  • Featured guests will speak first, followed by Q&A and open discussion

1:45 - Break

1:55 - Reports from Committees and Local Chapters

2:15 - Proposed Bylaws Changes Discussion

3:00 - Adjourn

  • May 20, 2023 at 12:00pm – 3pm
  • online
  • 38 people are going
  • David Schwab
Bruce Hinkforth Gerald  (Jake) Schneider Rita Maniotis Joshua Anderson Aj Reed James Benkard Michael Current Tom Rodman Derrick Ryals Kay Mann John Duncan Barbara Dahlgren Bill Breihan Mike McCallister Jackie Buhl Marsha Rummel Samuel Chance David Schwab

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  • Gerald  (Jake) Schneider
    commented 2023-05-20 13:04:49 -0500
    as best i can tell there is no zoom link
  • Rita Maniotis
    commented 2023-05-20 12:17:25 -0500
    How do we join the meeting? Where is the zoom link?