Join Sharon Lockhart, host of KKFI’s Every Woman (Saturday’s at 3 p.m., as she interviews Ira Harritt, Exec. Director of American Friends Service Committee, and others on the Martin Luther King Community Forum to be held Monday, January 19th. 3:30 p.m. at Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church, 2310 E. Linwood Blvd, KCMO. Learn what local organizations are doing to change the systemic roots of injustice and to revive a Poor People’s campaign. Find out about the Move the Money Campaign, the plight of budget cuts, the austerity of poverty, and ways we can work together to reduce poverty and create greater economic justice. Speakers at the Forum include inspiring community leaders Dr. Vernon Howard, Jr.:Exe. VP for Social Justice, SCLC-GKC, Irene Caudillo: President/CEO, El Centro, Clyde R. McQueen: President/CEO, Full Employment Council, Melissa Robinson: President, Black Healthcare Coalition, Dr. Rex Archer: Director,KCMO Health Department, and Ajamu Webster: National Black United Front, KC Chairperson.
“An Edifice Which Produces Beggars Needs Restructuring”Dan Connolly