Native American Traditions of Justice
Today Hosts Melvin Merritt and Jessica Thomas talk with Moses Brings Plenty, Native American storyteller about traditional ways of enforcing tribal law. He will illustrate Native American concepts and methods of justice with stories.
Moses Brings Plenty is a storyteller, educator, dancer, actor and more. He works with the Kansas City Indian Center educating visitors, and part of the staff that administers the many programs the center offers.
The Kansas City Indian Center is located at 600 West 39th Street, KCMO and they can be contacted at 816-421-7608. You can check out their website at http://www.haicindian.com/about.shtml or on Face Book at Heart of America Indian Center.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
The Kansas City Chapter of Missouri Association for Social Welfare’s First Friday Forum will be Friday, August 1st, 11:30am – 1:00pm at the Westport Flea Market, 817 Westport Rd, KCMO. This months guests are GEORGIA WALKER, Exec. Director, Journey to New Life, RON SMITH, Director, Second Chance Program of KC Crime Commission and DEBORAH NEAL, Mentor Coordinator, Second Chance Program. With the help of their speakers they will identify current barriers, share information on available resources and explore how to collaborate further to support new life after prison.
The Center For Conflict Resolution will be holding Conflict Resolution training for parolees in Jackson County. This training will be offered at three (3) different locations around the metro area and each of the trainings will cover the same information. The three locations include: Ivanhoe Neighborhood Center, classes starting August 7th, Hillcrest Community Center, starting August 14th, and Maywood Baptist Church starting September 5th and 6th.
To register for the training or if you want more information, contact Gregory Winship, Training Coordinator, Phone: 816-461-8255