Communities Creating Opportunity...the tireless and consistently whip-smart community organization.
— The Pitch, April 2014

Spending the One-Eighth-Cent Sales Tax

KCUR

September 26, 2017


Kansas City Housing Advocates to Start Petition For Rental Inspections

KCUR

September 14, 2017


Renters Hoped City Would Put On Ballot Ordinance to Hold Landlords Accountable For Housing Conditions

FOX 4

August 23, 2017


Rising Rent Costs in Kansas City Have Some Concerned

KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS

August 1, 2017


New Kansas City Sales Tax Needs People to Decide How to Use It

KANSAS CITY STAR

July 12, 2017


Groups Continue Push to Get Kansas Citians to Vote for Minimum Wage Raise in August

KANSAS CITY STAR

June 29, 2017


Backing Medicaid Expansion Isn't Actually a Crime

KANSAS CITY STAR

May 19, 2017


White Privilege Conference Headed to Kansas City

KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS

April 24, 2017


White Privilege Conference Coming to KC

KANSAS CITY STAR

April 24, 2017


Entrepreneurial Workshop Series Aims to Make WyCo More Sustainable

KC BUSINESS JOURNAL

April 20, 2017


A How-To Book For Wielding Civic Power

NEW YORK TIMES

April 5, 2017


Sales Tax Advocates Say It's Time For All of KC to Support Inner-city Development

KANSAS CITY STAR

March 21, 2017


Kansas City Council Defies State Legislature, Narrowly Approves Increased Minimum Wage

KANSAS CITY STAR

March 10, 2017


Kansas City Council Approves $13 Minimum Wage as State Lawmakers Try to Nullify Hikes

KCUR

March 9, 2017


Greitens Preaches Peace at KC March: 'We Are Going to Take (the Streets) Back'

KANSAS CITY STAR

March 9, 2017


Groups Opposing Voter ID Amendment Team Up to Relay Concerns to Missouri Voters

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

October 12, 2016


How Foolish: Missouri Convicts 22 For Trespassing in Capitol in 2014

KANSAS CITY STAR

August 18, 2016


"Medicaid 23" Protesters' Mass Trial Gets Underway

THE PITCH

August 15, 2016 


Payday Lending Traps Low-income Families in Tragic Cycle of Debt

KANSAS CITY STAR

August 2, 2016


Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City Awards $2.65 Million in Grants

KANSAS CITY STAR

June 8, 2016 


Missouri Man Paid $50,000 in Interest After Taking $2,500 in Payday Loans

ABC NEWS

May 20, 2016


How Payday Loans Of $2,500 Left One Man $50,000 In Debt

TIME

May 18, 2016


National Payday Lending Hearing to be Held in Kansas City

KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS

May 18, 2016


Kansans For Smart Justice Pushing For Criminal Justice Reform

TOPEKA CAPITAL-JOURNAL

February 29, 2016


Open Kansas Group Calls on Lawmakers to Sign Transparency Pledge

KANSAS CITY STAR

January 27, 2016


Kansas City Wins Major Health Award

KANSAS CITY STAR

October 28, 2015


To Keep the Peace, St. Louis Pastors Walk the Streets

ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO

September 3, 2015


KC Checkup: Four Questions For Seft Hunter

KCUR

April 2, 2015


Two Kansas Counties, Two Vastly Different Health Outcomes

KCUR

March 25, 2015


Elliot Clark: Beware the Debt Trap of Payday Loan Firms

KANSAS CITY STAR

February 1, 2015 


Perspectives on the Movie "Selma"

KCUR

January 30, 2015


Rev. Norman Rotert Leaves a Legacy of Work For Social Justice

KANSAS CITY STAR

December 18, 2014


Time to Turn Protests into Change

CNN

December 4, 2014


Denver Shares Difficult Lessons For Kansas City's Universal Pre-K Plans

KANSAS CITY STAR

November 24, 2015


Taking Selfies and Talking Inequality, Has Janet Yellen Gone Too Far?

PBS NEWS HOUR

November 20, 2014


Young Community Organizers in Kansas City Travel to Help Their Cause in Ferguson

KANSAS CITY STAR

November 15, 2014


How Are Religious Leaders Responding to Ferguson?

ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO

August 20, 2014


Paying Price, 16 Years Later, For an Illegal Entry

NEW YORK TIMES

March 19, 2014


Faith-based Advocacy Groups United For Economic Dignity in a "Moral Economy"

KBIA

March 8, 2014


Kansas City's Future Depends on Overcoming a Racial Divide

KANSAS CITY STAR

February 9, 2014


Organized Labor is Making Noise as Unions Add Muscle to Low-Wage Worker Campaigns

KANSAS CITY STAR

September 2, 2013


The Payday Playbook: How High Cost Lenders Fight to Stay Legal

PROPUBLICA

August 2, 2013


Neighbors Protest For East Kansas City Pawn Shop to Stop Selling Guns

KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS

December 21, 2012


"We Are Superman"

DIRECTED BY KEVIN BRYCE

2012


Battle Looming Over Missouri Payday Loan Restrictions

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

November 25, 2011


A New Grassroots Economy

THE NATION

May 25, 2011


Missouri Attorney General Decides Against Temporary Moratorium on Foreclosures

KSHB 41 ACTION NEWS

October 11, 2010