How can land be valued and taxed in a way to promote greater equity, social justice and ecological sustainability for society as a whole?
• Electoral Reform & Fair Represenation: Overturning Top Two Elections and enacting Proportional Representation in its place, 3-4:30pm
How can we give more voice and fair representation to California's diverse population by changing from single-seat winner-take-all elections to multi-seat districts with Proportional Representation?
• Governing Green - California Green officeholders talk about their experiences governing and running successfully for public office, 3-4:30pm
- Bruce Delgado, Mayor, Marina (Monterey County)
- John Keener, City Council, Pacifica (San Mateo County)
- Alex Shantz, Board of Trustees, St. Helena Unified School District (Napa County)
- Dana Silvernale, Governing Boardmember, North Humboldt Union High School (Humboldt County)
- Chris Kavanagh, former Rent Stabilization Boardmember, Berkeley (Alameda County)
Greens can win and govern effectively on the local level. Since the founding of the Green Party of California in 1990, over 325 California Greens have been elected to local office, and there have been Green city council majorities in Arcata, Fairfax and Sebastopol. The Greens strategy is a practical and successful way of building an electoral complement to social movements from the bottom up.