Wednesday at 6:00 pm
All Souls Forum
The All Souls Unitarian Universalist Forum, Kansas City’s longest ongoing conversation, has offered a platform for the discussion of significant issues since 1943. Guest speakers typically focus on issues of political, social justice, moral, educational and artistic significance. Each presentation is followed by questions and discussion.
“Tax Incentives for Economic Development: Fair or Foul?” with Michael Duffy February 25, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Do the tax breaks work, and can the system be reformed to be more fair? A discussion of the Kansas/Missouri tax incentive "border war", and more.
“Envisioning a Kansas City Cultural District” with Catherine Futter February 18, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Imagine midtown Kansas City with a vibrant cultural district with enhanced public spaces in neighborhoods and institutions. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is working to help develop such a plan and is inviting the community to take part in envisioning possibilities.
“Nutritional Issues in Our Industrial Food System” with Carolyn Skelton, R.D.N. February 4, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Carolyn Skelton, R.D.N., discusses nutritional deficiencies in commodity based, processed food, and how we can protect ourselves with locally grown and organic alternatives.
“Why Climate Matters Most and Why We Need You” with John Kurmann January 28, 2015 | 6:00 pm
KKFI's own John Kurmann will discuss why there really is a “too late” when it comes to avoiding a climate catastrophe and the crucial need for every person who cares to join the fight.
“Your Rights and Law Enforcement” with Bill Raney, Jeff Mittman January 21, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Bill Raney, member of All Souls and of the Missouri Board of Directors for the ACLU, and Jeff Mittman, executive director of the ACLU of Missouri, will discuss what people need to know when stopped by law enforcement.
“Democracy in the Balance—Money and Politics” with Linda Vogel Smith January 14, 2015 | 6:00 pm
Is the deluge of money unleashed by Supreme Court decisions connected to U.S. failure to address critical issues for building a better future?
Why Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol” with Andrea Warren December 31, 2014 | 6:00 pm
Andrea Warren, author of the best-seller Charles Dickens and the Street Children of London, will discuss this complex man, his motives, and his beloved ghost story.
“How To Not Be Ferguson” with Major Anthony Ell, KCPD December 24, 2014 | 6:00 pm
How does our city’s police department approach the challenges that led to such disastrous results in Ferguson this summer? What can we as citizens do to support law enforcement and hold it accountable?