MLK Forum - "This Madness Must End"

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Monday, January 21, 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

"This Madness Must End"

Dr. Martin Luther King and the U.S. Budget Debate

Hear an inspiring panel of community leaders discussing:

  • Dr. King’s stands on economic justice;
  • How Dr. King would view the current debate on the federal budget;
  • Actions we can take for a moral and healthy economy and budget;
  • Learn about the Move the Money campaign, an exciting community initiative, including the opportunity to join a KC area federal budget priorities education and action network.  

Panel Members include:

  • Donna Birks, Financial Secretary, UAW Local 31
  • Pearl Webb, Park U. Senior, Kauffman Scholar, American Friends Service Committee Peace Intern
  • David Kingsley, KU Professor of Health Policy and Gray Panther Convener

Moderator: Deth Im, Dir. of Clergy & Congregational Organizing, Communities Creating Opportunity

This is America’s opportunity to help bridge the gulf between the haves and the have-nots. The question is whether America will do it...

What is new is that we now have the techniques and the resources to get rid of poverty.”           

~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Click this link for a flyer for the forum

Contact Information: 

American Friends Service Committee, 816 931-5256


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