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April 21, 2017 // The buzz from
Peace Works Kansas City

Planting Seeds of Peace, April 22

April 22nd is Earth Day! PeaceWorks, KC, invites you to celebrate "Peace on Earth Day" by coming to our Planting Seeds of Peace party. Celebrate the work of our volunteers, learn about local peace-making opportunities, and enjoy live music, games, and delicious food (including local tamales). The event is free and family-friendly.

Time: Saturday, April 22, 5:30-8 pm

Place: All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, KC, MO 64111

Info: 816-561-1181 and on Facebook at PeaceWorksKC.

KC People's Climate March, April 29

From the organizers:

"We are citizens, scientists, environmental advocates, social justice and labor groups who are concerned the current administration is ignoring the fact that climate change is occurring.
We need to safeguard the planet for current and future generations."

Time: Saturday, April 29, 1:00-3:00 pm

Place: Washington Square Park, Pershing & Grand, downtown KCMO

Info: On Facebook at Climate March Kansas City.

Screening: 13th, April 30

All Souls UU and PeoplePowerKC (ACLU) will show the documentary film 13th on Sunday, April 30 at 2pm.

In this thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom.

Time: Sunday, April 30, 2:00 pm

Place: Bragg Auditorium, All Souls UU Church, 4501 Walnut St, KC, MO 64111

Info: http://allsoulskc.org/sunday-mornings/this-week/.

And see PeaceWorks friends at these events:

  • Sun. 4/23, 6pm, Conversations with Dorothy Day, performed live by Sharon Halsey-Hoover at Cherith Brook Catholic Worker, 3308 E. 12th St., KCMO; soup served.
  • Visits to congressional offices with PeaceWorks re cutting funds for nukes & re toxins in KC; info—913-206-4088.
  • 4/27-30, White Privilege Conference, exploring ideas about privilege/oppression, & solutions. See: whiteprivilegeconference.com.
  • Sun. 4/30, 13th, a documentary film on how the 13th Amendment has been used to criminalize behavior—“from slave to criminal with one amendment”—at All Souls, 2pm.
  • 5/1 and 5/5-7, rally/march with Stand Up KC (for $15 an hour & a union) 5/1; conference 5/5-7. facebook.com/StandUpKc.
  • Wed. 5/17, Celebrate Release of Chelsea Manning, anti-war whistle-blower; time/place to come.
Our website: peaceworkskc.org
On Facebook: PeaceWorksKC


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