SCLC-GKC Denounces Threats & Acts of Violence Aimed at U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II
SCLC-GKC denounces any and all threats or acts of violence aimed at U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II or his colleagues. Efforts toward peace, justice & good will cannot be killed or murdered. Our work and our prayers remain for justice, peace, and safety.
2021 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mass Virtual Celebration!
The SCLC-GKC MLK Mass Virtual Celebration
The Mass Celebration this year featured U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver II, D-5th MO who led a panel discussion with three influential and high-profile Congressional leaders who hail from congressional districts representing voters which turned the nation in the November election. We honored persons in the Kansas City community who,
in the spirit of Dr. King, have made significant contributions towards the continued advance of justice work!
We invite you to view the recording of the
SCLC-GKC 2021 MLK Mass Virtual Celebration
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A New Moral Vision for KC
"Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble." - The Late Rep. John Lewis
The SCLC-GKC MLK Virtual Interfaith Service
SCLC-GKC continued its legacy of moral and faith-based leadership in Civil Rights via non-violent, direct action, social change by sponsoring another signature event which is its annual MLK Interfaith Service!
Thank you to our guest speakers:
The Reverend Traci Blackmon
from St. Louis, MO,
and local faith pioneer and leader Rabbi Michael Zedek for delivering powerful prophetic words for a time such as this!
Congratulations to this years
2021 Evelyn Wasserstrom Award Winners!
Taylor Fields, Esq. Dream Keepers Scholarship
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Join Mountain Movers
(SCLC-GKC's Youth and Young Adult Division)
to all who participated in
the peaceful protest at
MARCH ON KC!
We continue to demand change!
Commemorating the 57th Anniversary of the March on Washington
To all who worked so diligently to earn this WIN to EXPAND MEDICAID!
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City stands with the Indian Mound Neighborhood Association,
the editorial board of the Kansas City Star,
and others in calling for Chief Rick Smith's resignation.
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
of Greater Kansas City
will fight with all of those who have a legitimate claim of racism and
MEET KEVIN WOOLFOLK
DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT & ACTIVISM
Director of Membership Engagement & Activism
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City is proud to introduce
Mr. Kevin Woolfolk as Director of Membership Engagement and Activism.
Mr. Woolfolk is a Missouri native who has spent decades in St. Louis and Kansas City fighting for the rights of the marginalized and oppressed within society. During his work with SCLC-GKC over the last year he has proven diligent and effective in helping to mobilize and organize coalitions, provide execution of strategic plans, analysis of membership data and processes, co-hosting our weekly broadcast, and supporting protests and advocacy on the ground. SCLC-GKC welcomes Kevin to the team and to our broader work to advance justice, peace, equity, and the beloved community.
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Dr. Vernon Percy Howard Jr., President of SCLC-GKC, served as one of five panelists (Rhonda LeValdo, Haskell Indian Nations University, Media Communications faculty; Lama Matthew, Lobpön Palden Gocha, Spiritual Director of the Rime Buddhist Center; and Rabbi Moti Rieber, director of Kansas Interfaith Action, representing the Jewish faith community) who participated in a virtual forum "Faiths’ Call for Climate Action" hosted by The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council to share faith perspectives on responding to our climate crisis based on the knowledge that climate change is a threat to the existence of all of humanity and requires immediate action from people of all faiths.
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2020 SCLC-GKC MLK Celebration
SCLC-GKC Board Meeting
2021 MLK CELEBRATION
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
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2020 MLK EVENTS
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SCLC-GKC President's Prophetic Voice, Activism, and Organizing!
We congratulate our president for leading the mobilization efforts in our March and Rally for Peace and Justice in April. We congratulate Dr. Howard for being selected among 51 "Missouri Influencers" by the KC Star newspaper.
Dr. Howard will be helping frame and shape the public conversation around various issues, including economic justice, in articles and commentary in that publication starting now and leading up to the November election. Look for Dr. Howard's prophetic voice in the Star's "Missouri Influencer" series.