Illinois Green Party 2017 Annual Membership Meeting
The Best Political Party on the Planet is taking care of business, talking about current issues, planning strategy, and socializing. Please join us for the Illinois Green Party 2017 Annual Membership Meeting.
Oak Park Public Library
Main Library, Veterans Room, 2nd floor
834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday, March 24
Social Event/s, TBA
Saturday, March 25
Business Meeting, including Platform and Strategy Session, & Speakers Panel: "Beating the Barriers to Success in the Inner City"
There is no cost for attending or registering for the meeting. To register, please visit the Illinois Green Party Facebook Event page and indicate your intent to attend, or e-mail Julie Samuels ([email protected]). You can join the ILGP or renew your membership in advance of the meeting by visiting www.ilgp.org/join, or you can join or renew at the meeting.
Public transportation is nearby: http://www.oak-park.us/our-community/public-transportation
Oak Park Main Library, Veterans Room, 2nd floor, 834 Lake St, Oak Park, IL 60301
Picture, Veterans Room: http://oppl.org/services/spaces/meeting-room-rental/veterans-room
Click here for a map.
The Main Library underground parking garage offers two hours of free parking and is elevator accessible. The entrance is locked when the Main Library is closed. The kiosk accepts cash and credit cards. Rates: 2 or fewer hours—free; 2 to 3 hours—$1; 3 to 4 hours—$5; 4 to 6 hours—$10; 6 to 12 hours—$20.
All three library buildings are accessible and ADA compliant.Learn more about library accessibility.
The Write Inn is just a long block from the library and has surprisingly reasonable rates: http://www.writeinn.com From checking the internet, those attending this meeting will find many other accommodation options in neighboring suburbs.
There will be a limited number of spare bedrooms in Oak Park Chapter members’ homes. Contact Julie Samuels if interested.
Attendees will have the option to dine at one of the many local restaurants within walking distance.
Saturday Night Fundraiser Dinner – 6 pm to 9 pm
Khyber Pass, 1031 Lake Street
* One of the finest Indian restaurants in the Chicago area *
The buffet will include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Khyber Pass website
Price: $40 (or $20 low-income).
By March 18, we will need to provide the restaurant a firm number for the dinner, so please e-mail Julie Samuels ([email protected]) with your reservation.
Tentative Schedule/Proposed Agenda
The tentative schedule/proposed agenda will be updated as new information becomes available. All times are subject to change. The Membership approves the agenda at the meeting.
ILLINOIS GREEN PARTY 2017 ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Oak Park Main Library, Veterans Room, 2d Floor
834 Lake Street, Oak Park
9:00 am - 9:30 am Registration
9:30 am - 9:50 am Welcome, Introductions, Select Facilitator, Approve Agenda
9:50 am - 10:30 am Proposals to Amend ILGP Bylaws
Breakout Session: Urban Agriculture, Julie Samuels and others TBA
10:30 am - 10:45 am GPUS Delegation reports
10:45 am - 11:00 am Reports from Chapters
11:00 pm - 12:00 pm Panel: Beating the Barriers to Success in the Inner City
- Tammie Vinson, CTU Black Caucus
- Kohme Parrett, Director, South Side Organizing, Increase the Harvest
- Marlon Chamberlain, FORCE
(Fighting to Overcome Records & Create Equality)
- other speakers TBA
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm - 1:30 pm Reports from Officer
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm Nomination of Officers & Green National Committee Members
& brief remarks from Candidates
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Election of Officers & GNC Members
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm ILGP Platform: Open Discussion
Breakout Session: “A Way Out”--The Opioid Overdose Crisis
- Chelsea Laliberte & Laura Fry, live4lali.org
- additional speaker TBA
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm 2017 ILGP Candidates Panel
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm ILGP Strategy Session: 2017 Election and Beyond
Khyber Pass, 1031 Lake Street, Oak Park
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dinner, a keynote speaker, presentation of the Houghes-Houghton Award,
THE ILGP TRADITIONALLY HOLDS TWO MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS EACH YEAR--
THE ANNUAL MEETING IN THE SPRING AND ANOTHER MEETING IN THE FALL.
DON'T MISS THIS ONE!!
Illinois Green Party