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The Rise and Fall of the PACE program (Program for Adult Continuing Education) in KC area Community Colleges started in 1980

Program for January 18, 2015, 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Fred Whitehead, Poet, freethought historian, author and activist

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Prophetic Fire: King, Poverty and Social Justice in the 21st Century

Program for January 11, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr., Senior Pastor at St. Mark’s Church, Kansas City, Missouri, “The Place for Christian Empowerment in The Urban Core” Diana … Continue reading

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying?

Program for January 4, 2015 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Conveners: Dave Carson (non-homeowner), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey, (media specialist), Ray Riepen, (retired impresario) Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion

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Gulen Movement: History, Symbolism and Truth About Public Service

Program for December 28, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Argun Saatcioglu, Associate Professor of Education and (by courtesy) Sociology, University of Kansas The following are links of interest based on Argun’s presentation Why … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Join the Fight for a Livable Climate, and What to Do

Program for December 21, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 John Kurmann, Community activist and co-coordinator of 350KC, the local arm of the 350.org, international grassroots climate action movement.

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Jobs for Neighborhoods

Program for December 14, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Jim Glover, Councilman 4th District At-large, Kansas City

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Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

Program for December 7, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 June Carbone, Professor, University of Minnesota, Robina Chair in Law, Science and Technology. Author of Family Law (Wolters Kluwer, 2014) (with Leslie Harris), and … Continue reading

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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: Is There Any Essential Difference Between the Republicans and the Democrats?

Program for November 30, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Moderators: David Carson, local Freethinker and non-motorist; and, Ray Riepen, retired lawyer. Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion. The following conferences and … Continue reading

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Aging, Poverty, Income Inequality and Health Care Costs: Myth versus Reality

Program for November 23, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 David E Kingsley, Ph. D., Professor of Statistics (retired) at KU Med Center, Department of Health Policy and Management

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Climate Change Efforts in Kansas City: An Evaluation

Program for November 16, 2014 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Michael Hoey, Freethinker, local activist

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