People, Planet & Peace
The Massachusetts Affiliate of the Green Party of the United States

The 2018 Green-Rainbow Party State Convention


Theme: Green-Rainbow Party Responses to the Global Migration Crisis


Keynote Speaker: Cindy Sheehan

Cindy Sheehan is a peace and social justice activist who became internationally known after her son Casey was killed in Iraq and she subsequently set up a peace camp outside then president George Bush's vacation home in Crawford Tx. Sheehan is the author of seven books and host and executive producer of Cindy Sheehan's Soapbox podcast. Currently Cindy is lead organizer for the Oct 21st action: Women's March on the Pentagon.


Paul Popinchalk Address: Hope for Our Climate Future: Technical & Political Mitigation Efforts

People everywhere are experiencing the growing crisis of climate change. Images of drought, forest fires and melting glaciers are all too familiar. Despite inaction by the US, the world's second largest CO2 emitter, there are hopeful developments in technology,  financial investment and political action globally as individuals and nations rise to the call for environmental responsibility.





9:00-9:30 AM



Meet & Greet over a light breakfast

9:30-9:50 AM

Introductions and Announcements

9:50-10:20 AM


Guest Speaker

Paul Popinchalk 

10:20-10:35 AM

Nomination of Officers

10:35-10:45 AM


10:45-11:15 AM


Meet the Candidates

Hear from those running for state offices in the 2018 election

11:15-12:00 PM


Keynote Speaker

Cindy Sheehan 

12:00-1:00 PM



Eat, visit tables and mingle with other GRP supporters

1:00-1:30 PM


Guest Speaker

Brian Crawford speaks on Changing Perceptions to Grow the GRP

1:30-2:00 PM


Party Office Candidates

Hear from the nominees and vote

2:00-3:00 PM


3:00-3:10 PM


3:20-3:30 PM


Announcement of Election Results

Party office winners and silent auction winners

3:30-4:15 PM


News from Local GRP Chapters

See what's going new in the chapter near you

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Join us at the the 2018 Green-Rainbow Party State Convention May 26, 2018 in Worcester