UPDATED! GPAMA will have a panelist on the program on “Removing Pesticides From our Public Spaces” on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 6:00 p. m. MDT.
Speakers: Dr. Warren Porter (Emeritus Professor of Integrative Biology, University of Wisconsin) will share how agricultural chemicals influence immune systems, endocrine systems, and neurological health. Bertha Lewis (Executive Director, The Black Institute, Brooklyn NY) will present evidence of the overuse of pesticides in communities of color. Em Ward (Green Party of the Albuquerque Metro Area) will share pearls and pitfalls in the effort to stop the use of glyphosate on county-administered properties in Bernalillo County. Daniel Romano (St. Louis Green Party and No Spray St. Louis) will share difficulties using Sunshine Requests to document herbicide usage in city parks. Kent Rowe (engineer and air pollution investigator in Wichita, works with the Sierra Club and Green Party) will share alternatives to herbicides for pest control. Delilah Barrios (Texas Green Party, The Populist Voice podcast) will moderate.
We shared earlier information about the webinar on suppression of minor parties. The Gateway Greens out of the St. Louis area have hosted multiple informative webinars. GPAMA is a co-sponsor of the Zoom webinar, Berta Cáceres in Defense of Water Rights (click link to register).