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Agenda 2016

Green-Rainbow Party State Convention Agenda

May 21, 2016

First Unitarian Church, 90 Main St., Worcester, MA

 

Theme: Green-Rainbow Party Rising – Go Green in 2016

 

9:00 – 9:30 am            Registration (small chapel)

                                    Meet & greet - light breakfast available in dining hall, lower level

 

9:30 – 10:00 am          Introductions and Announcements – Unity Hall

Co-master of ceremonies/facilitators: Darlene Elias and Bryan Moss

 

Welcome

David Gerry, GRP Co-chair (5 min)

Roni Beal, GRP Co-Chair (5 min)

 

10:00 – 10:30 am        Keynote Guest Speaker  – Jonathan Simon

                                   

10:30 – 10:45 am        Nominations of Officers – Explanation of election process – John Andrews

 

10:45 – 11:00 am        Break

 

11:00 – 11:30 am        Speaker - Mary Lawrence - Animal Rights

 

11:30 –12:00 pm         Panel speakers – Why we are voting green in 2016

 

12:00 - 12:15 pm         Green candidates for office from Massachusetts: - John Andrews for Jill Stein (POTUS), Charlene DiCalogero, (State Rep), Daphne Stevens for  Danny Factor (State Rep)

 

12:15 – 1:15 pm          Lunch – Dining Hall (lower level) – Networking and Visit Tables

 

1:15 pm                       Nomination forms due

 

1:15 – 1:45 pm            Party Officer Candidate – Speeches and Voting

 

1:45 – 2:45 pm            WORKSHOPS  round 1  (descriptions attached, Locations to be announced)

 

2:45 – 2:55 pm            break

 

2:55 – 3:55 pm            WORKSHOPS  round 2 (descriptions attached, Locations to be announced)

 

3:55 – 4:00 pm            Announcement of Silent Auction Winners and Election Results – Unity Hall

 

GRP BUSINESS MEETING

 

Anyone who wants to be more involved in their local chapter or in the state party are encouraged to stay for the short business meeting.  (reverse side for agenda)

 

Business meeting agenda:

 

4:00 – 4:10 pm            News from Local GRP Chapters

Assabet River Valley

Greater Boston

Nashua River Valley

Pioneer Valley

4:10 – 4:40 pm            Working Committee Organizational Meeting with Newly Elected directors and new volunteers/members

4:40 – 4:50 pm            Closing Remarks by Newly Elected GRP Co-chairs

 

 

 

 

Please visit tables in Unity Hall:

  • GRP Silent Auction – all proceeds from auction donated to GRP – Joanna Herlihy
  • Green-Rainbow Party membership table with tee shirts, bumper stickers, buttons – Brian Cady
  • Chapter and Committee sign-up table
  • Solar For Our Super Heroes
  • Election Defense Alliance
  • MAAPL (Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending
  • Citizens for Farm Animal Protection
  • Jill Stein campaign
  • Pearls Premium Lawns

 

 

 

SPECIAL NOTE

Another group will be coming to the church around 4 or 5 pm to set up for another event that takes place in the dining room.   We greatly appreciate help from anyone who can stay a few extra minutes after the convention to help clear tables and chairs from the floor in the chapel, Unity Hall and the Bancroft Room.  Thank you, GRP Convention Committee

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