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MLK Forum - "This Madness Must End"

MLK Forum - "This Madness Must End"

Monday, January 21, 2013 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Photo: AFSC

"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


St. Stephens Baptist Church
1414 Truman Rd.
Kansas City , MO