Live in Johnson County? Join us on Thursday. We are co-hosting "A Discussion on Faith and Health."
At this conversation the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment will share the results of their community health assessment with the faith community and explain their health improvement plan. We’ll explore how JoCo can work together to promote living in healthier ways. All faiths, and people of no faith, are welcome.
Date & Time: Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 11:30am-1:30pm (free lunch!)
Location: Arts and Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS
RSVP: Please RSVP here
Petitions need YOU to succeed. CCO is co-hosting a "Petition Signature Gathering and Canvassing Training."
At this free training, we will be teaching participants how to circulate petitions, collect signatures from registered voters, and canvass.
Specifically, we will prepare participants to gather signatures at various polling sites in KCMO during the election on Tuesday, November 7, for the purpose of getting the Healthy Homes ordinance on the April 2018 ballot (which, if passed, would create a permit system to hold landlords accountable for unhealthy or unsafe homes). We will NOT be doing any actual canvassing at this training, however.
Date & Time: Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Zion Grove Missionary Baptist, 2801 Swope Parkway, KCMO
RSVP: Let us know you can make it here
Join our "Alvin Sykes Speaks: A Conversation on Racial Justice in America" event!
Kansas City native Alvin Sykes has worked for civil rights for decades. He traveled throughout the United States working on justice campaigns for victims of civil rights violations and racist murder. He was also instrumental in pushing Congress to pass the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act, establishing a cold case division at the Justice Department to investigate and prosecute old, unsolved hate crimes.
Come hear Alvin Sykes speak on his life, his work, and the future of justice.
Date & Time: Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Location: Auditorium of the KCMO Public Health Department building (2400 Troost Avenue, KCMO)
RSVP: Let us know you're coming here.
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Live in Topeka? Come receive free health services at the Health and Wellness Fair. CCO is co-sponsoring an important event that will offer free medical screenings (including dental and mental screenings), flu shots, eye and hearing assessments, and more. The fair will also include musical entertainment and games for kids!
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 10am-6:30pm
Location: Topeka Performing Arts Center, 214 SE 8th Street, Topeka, KS
RSVP: If you're on Facebook, RSVP there
"Raising of America" Viewing! We are continuing to educate residents on the importance of early childhood development. Join us for a viewing of the fantastic documentary "The Raising of America," on how social issues like poverty and violence impact children.
Date & Time: Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 6pm-7:30pm
Location: Leawood United Methodist, 2915 W 95th Street, Leawood, KS
RSVP: Please let us know you're coming here
Have a great week!