Forums, Panel Presentations and Speeches
Virtual Town Hall Meeting on citizen involvement in community policing as part of the National Day of Empathy. Panelists: Leia Pitcher, Angeline Cheek, Penny Ronning. Moderated by Kari Boiter
Kari Boiter and Allison Bigelow, WONPR’s President and Vice President, also serve as volunteer co-coordinators of the annual press briefing for Seattle Hempfest. This includes arranging speakers, developing and distributing press kits, and moderating the related discussion. Allison and Kari are also frequent participants in topical panels at the Ric Smith Memorial Hemposium. Below are links to some of Kari and Allison’s favorite presentations and speeches over the years.
Opening Day Kickoff Event and Press Conference at 2019 Seattle Hempfest. Speakers: Colt DeMorris, Coltyn Turner, Douglas Hiatt (absent). Moderated by Kari Boiter
Video Courtesy of KOMO 4 News
Kari Boiter speaks on the Seeley Memorial Stage at Seattle Hempfest about civil rights and discrimination against marijuana users, particularly in rural America, and the importance of running for local office.
A panel discussion on the looming merger of the medical marijuana market into the emerging recreational cannabis industry. Panelists: Kari Boiter, John Davis, Dominic Corva, Kevin Oliver, Rachel Kurtz. Moderated by Don E. Wirtshafter
Kari Boiter speaks on the Peter McWilliams Memorial Stage at Seattle Hempfest about the case against the Kettle Falls Five and the need for federal reform to end the war on medical marijuana patients.
Opening day kickoff event and press conference for 2013 Seattle Hempfest. Speakers: Vivian McPeak, Douglas Hiatt, Steve DeAngelo, Adam Eidinger, Dr. David Bearman, Dr. Dominic Corva. Moderated by Kari Boiter
I-502 debate prior to the vote in Washington State to tax and regulate marijuana for adult use. Panelists: Kari Boiter, Keith Stroup, Allison Holcomb, Steve Elliott. Moderated by Don E. Wirtshafter