Wisconsin Green Party Spring membership meeting 2014

WIGP_group_photo_Oshkosh_6-13.jpgThe Wisconsin Green Party will hold our 2014 Spring Gathering on Saturday, April 12th in Madison. At the gathering, we'll vote on endorsing candidates in several key campaigns, discuss plans for growing the party and participating in the Global Climate Convergence, and hold a forum on key economic issues like the campaign for a living wage.

The Spring Gathering is open to all members of the Wisconsin Green Party, as well as anyone who is interested in learning more about the WIGP.

The day's agenda will be divided into two parts:

10am - 1pm: Meeting to work on state party business (recommended for all Greens who are interested in discussing and voting on state party business)

2pm - 4pm: Economic issues forum and discussion (recommended for everyone interested in learning more about the Wisconsin Green Party)

Proposed Agenda:

10:00-10:15 - Welcome and introductions

10:15-11:00 - Candidate endorsements

11:00-11:30 - Petition drive

11:30-12:00 - Membership and finances

12:00-12:30 - Building local Green Party chapters

12:30-1:00 - Summer gathering and next steps

1:00-2:00 - Lunch break

2:00-2:30 - Living wage issue forum with Teddy Shibabaw, 15Now

2:30-3:00 - Candidate presentation: Ron Hardy on public banking

3:00-4:00 - Facilitated discussion: Effective local organizing for sustainable progress


Candidates who will be seeking the WIGP’s nomination include:

  • Ron Hardy for State Treasurer: Ron, a Winnebago County Supervisor, is campaigning to audit state government finances to protect taxpayers from waste and fraud, and as an advocate for public banking, a living wage, and other economic policies from the WIGP platform.
  • Larry Dale for US House of Representatives, District 7: Based in Eagle River, Larry is campaigning for sustainable economic alternatives to mining, including support for small organic farmers and legalization of hemp/marijuana.
  • Mike LaForest for WI State Assembly, District 47: Based on Madison’s East Side, Mike is running for State Assembly to get the corrupting influence of big money out of Wisconsin politics.

Interested in running for office with the Green Party? It's not too late to throw your hat in - let us know if you're thinking of running and we'll get in touch!

  • April 12, 2014 at 10:00am – 4pm
  • Ambrosia Cooperative
    225 E Lakelawn Pl
    Madison, WI 53703
    United States
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  • 17 people are going
  • Dave Schwab
Mike McCallister Dennis Boyer Brenda Konkel Dace Zeps Monte Letourneau Erika Wolf Lawrence Dale David Schwab Ron Hardy Michael LaForest Nina Hirsch

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    I cannot make it. =(
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