SANKOFA for Kansas City – a 10-Point Plan with Bobby Seale

Program for April 15, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301  

Reverend Ester Holzendorf, community organizer.

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Developing Local and National Farm and Food Policy

Program for April 8, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
  

Paul Johnson, organic market gardener, environmental legislative advocate   (www.rollingprairieCSA.com ).

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Middle East in Turmoil: Saudi Arabia and Iran

Program for April 1, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Hossein Bahmaie, economist, teaches economics at MCC-Longview

Hossein will use clips from the PBS “Frontline” program as part of an interactive discussion with the audience.

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Breaking the Cycle (2017): a documentary about prisons

Program for March 25, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Christian Wade, (discussant), member of the Greater Kansas City International Workers of the World (IWW).

The director of Halden prison, Norway’s most humane prison, visits American prisons trying to encourage to change the ways of rehabilitation in prison.

This showing is co-sponsored by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), Food Not Bombs and Community of Reason KC.

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Share the Love House: Providing Resources For the Homeless and the Community

Program for March 18, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Teresa Perry, community advocate and resource “Queen,” and Thurman Davis, Facebook specialist

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Unworkable Conservatism (2017)

Program for March 11, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Max J Skidmore, Ph.D., University of Missouri: Curators’ Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow

Max Skidmore will discuss his most recent book, Unworkable Conservatism (Westphalia Press, 2017).  He will argue that the main ideas todays liberals and conservatives profess are extremely difficult to implement; and if implemented, are likely to disappoint even their most fervent advocates.

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The Nisei of Dachau

Program for March 4, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Geoffrey Newman, Ph.D. candidate, American Studies, University of Kansas

How a U. S. Army battalion of Japanese-American GI’s liberated a German concentration camp during WWII.

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Membership Meeting 1pm Haag Hall 301 on Sunday Feb. 25

Let’s do this!

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The Looming Health Crisis: What does it Portend for Medicare?

Program for February 25, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Kingsley, Ph. D.

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The membership meeting to elect officers will be held in on February 25 at 1:00 pm in Haag Hall 301.

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