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A Progressive Activist Conference to Educate, Agitate and Inspire

Keynote Speakers, Workshops, Meet & Greet Dinner, Live Music, Story Telling, & Spoken Word 


UMKC Student Union – 5100 Cherry St., KCMO 64110

Friday, August 10th (6p-9:30p)
6pm – Registration
6:30pm – Speed Dating for Activists
7-8pm – Spoken Word, Radical Poetry and Songs of Protest
8- 9:30pm – Plenary speaker Jason Stanley, Yale University, author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of US and Them

Saturday August 11th (8a-5p)
8am – Registration, Coffee and Pastries
8:30 – 11:30am – Workshops
11:30-12:30 – Lunch (included) with The Recipe – Spoken Word, etc.
12:30-1:45pm – Nancy MacLean, Duke University, author: Democracy in Chains, The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
2-4:45pm – Workshops

All Souls UU Church – 4501 Walnut Street, KCMO 64111

Saturday August 11th (6p-9:30p) 
6-7:30 – Jim Hightower and Danny Cox Meet & Greet Dinner
7:00 – Doors open for Hightower speech
7:30 – Singer, Actor, Recording Artist Danny Cox followed by Hell-raising speech by Jim Hightower, Radio Commentator, Speaker, & author of Hightower Lowdown
9:30  Adjourn

Workshops include:
Fighting Vote Suppression
Medicare for All
Immigration Reform
Building an Effective Peace Movement
And Many More!

Prices: Click Below To Reserve Your Seat

The Whole Shebang: Full Conference WITH Hightower Dinner & Speech: $90
The Diet Shebang: All of above EXCEPT dinner: $50 ($25 Student)
Saturday Night Shebang: Dinner and Hightower Speech: $60
The Saturday Night Only: No Dinner, Just the Hightower Speech: $20 ($10 Student)


All Souls UU Church, UMKC Economics Club, Friends of Community Media, CrossCurrents of Culture, SEIU Local 1, Jobs with Justice, Dr Fred Whitehead—John Brown Press,  Cross Border Network, Heartland Renewable Energy Project

Literature tables for organizations: $25 as long as they last.
Contact Bill Clause [email protected]