Hosted by Joe Bongiovani, Sue Peters, Mary Sanderson, Howard Switzer
Masses of people world-around are standing up against state violence which has put the plutocracy back on its heels. We face a protracted depression and environmental extremes, with a dysfunctional political system corrupted by big private money power. Many small businesses collapse while huge fortunes are made by a few. Panicked consumers stockpile paper, food, and weapons. The government’s reaction is inconsistent and ineffectual. Ordinary commerce grinds to a halt; investors can find no safe assets. Political factionalism grows more intense as everything falls apart. The conditions for revolution are being met.Read more
Hosted by AJ Reed
This interactive workshop is for participants that want to know more about the LGBTQ+ community and the intersectionality of LGBTQ+ rights. The workshop format will be both lecture and discussion.Read more
Hosted by Holly Hart
Media Basics - a broad overview of what is involved, including campaign materials, "traditional" media, social medial, tips and resourcesRead more
Hosted by Trahern Crews
This workshop will focus on Reparations for the American Descendants of Slavery. Participants will learn about measures that are taking place at the local state and federal levels across the country to implement reparatory justice policies and what they can do in their city or state to help. Facilitators will explain how Reparations have become an issue in the 2020 Presidential election.Read more
Hosted by Hillary Kane
Come to this workshop to learn the ins and outs of the various financial aspects of campaigning -- how to get money, how to spend money, and how to keep track of it. We will cover each of these three topics in succession. This workshop is ideal for current and future candidates, campaign managers, fundraisers and treasurers.Read more
Hosted by Mike Feinstein
- How many Greens are running for office this year in the U.S?
- How many have run in other years? In our history?
- What offices do Greens run for the most?
- Which Greens have been elected - and to what kind of offices?
The answers to these and many more questions are found in the Elections Data Base of the Green Party of the United States! You are invited to an interactive workshop to understand how the Green Party Elections Data Base works - and how you can use it for your advantage in Green Party organizing.
Hosted by Philena Farley
What is the goal of our CRM initiative?
Is it to increase donation revenue, increase average order size for branded merchandise, decrease ballot access acquisition costs, improve voter retention, or decrease inquiry response times? The process of defining a value-based CRM plan starts with linking the highest-level Strategic Plan goals to a clear set of specific CRM strategies and tactics. This workshop will demonstrate how to align CRM metrics with the outcomes we are trying to accomplish so we can track progress towards those goals.Read more
Presented by Chris Blankenhorn
In mainstream politics party resources are generally monetary with campaigns driving the spending, but as a grassroots party that rejects corporate money, Greens need to have a different perspective on the role of the party and what we think of when we say resource. In this workshop former GPUS Co-Chair and Howie Hawkins 2020 Social Media and Tech Director Chris Blankenhorn will look at various tools and systems that state and local parties can implement in order to organize and communicate more effectively.Read more
Hosted by Gloria Mattera, Margaret Kimberley, David Cobb, Rich Whitney
In the U.S. and around the world, there is a growing movement in support of the “solidarity economy,” which aims to build democratic worker-owned cooperatives and related community-based organizations that can serve as the building blocks of a new economic system. This movement is compatible with the aims of the Green Party, as expressed in the “Eco-Socialist” platform provisions adopted by the party in 2016. Eco-Socialist Greens are in the process of building a Green Eco-Socialist Network that can help build ties between the Green Party and this movement, with a view toward helping advance the movement in the political arena.Read more
Presented by Haig Hovaness
Recent US government actions to increase funding for nuclear weaponry and withdraw from arms control treaties threaten a new nuclear arms race. This presentation will explore the serious consequences of such an arms race, detailing the economic impact of the potential expenditures and the security risks resulting from abandonment of arms control treaties and the introduction of new types of weapons.Read more