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.
“Chaos or Continuity? The United States in an Age of Disruption” with Burdett Loomis June 6, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Donald Trump ran for president as a disruptive force; he built his candidacy and administration on years of partisan attacks on government. Nevertheless, presidents are not kings, and our public and private institutions continue apace. Is our disruption personal or profound?
“Reality Speaks: Factual Inspiration for Difficult Times” with Rev. Michael Dowd May 30, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Described as an eco-theologian and pro-science evolutionary evangelist, Reverend Michael Dowd teaches that "evidence is modern-day scripture, and ecology must be the heart of theology." He will discuss our sacred responsibility to future generations and how to become ever more resilient in chaotic and challenging times.
“Poor People’s Campaign 101” with Michael Enriquez May 23, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Mike is Executive Director of Stand Up KC. He will lay out the new Poor People's Campaign: National Call for Moral Revival, a multi-racial effort to fulfill Dr. Martin Luther King's vision to eradicate the "triple evils" of racism, economic exploitation, and militarism. Learn how you can help.
“Private Property Rights and Oil and Gas Industry Incursions” with Amy Adamson May 16, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Amy Adamson, concerned citizen and landowner near Baldwin City, KS, will discuss dilemmas over conflicts between land-owners, the Kansas Corporation Commission, surface-right holders and oil and gas drillers.
“Coming of Age, Millennials in a Multi Generation World” with Linda Johnson & Camilla Huet-Derrossett May 9, 2018 | 6:00 pm
As a social worker, Linda Johnson has had experience working with all age groups and typically lived in a multi-generational household. Camilla Huet-Derrossett is an Economist and will be discussing the trends that we are seeing with the millennials.
“Can We Talk about Zionism?” with Jamie Jackson May 2, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Jamie Jackson is an active supporter of Citizens for Justice in the Middle East, Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East, and Jewish Voice for Peace--all working for peaceful and just resolution of the Palestine-Israel conflict.
“Jackson County Today” with Frank White Jr. April 25, 2018 | 6:00 pm
Jackson County, Mo. includes 18 cities and towns and over 650,000 people. As the County moves forward, what are some changes we can expect in the jail, Combat, the courts, and other services the County provides? Jackson County Exec., Frank White, Jr., will update us of the current status of Jackson County and where he hopes to lead.
Women Demanding Justice Community Forum PLUS KC Anti–Violence Project April 18, 2018 | 6:00 pm
This episode of the Forum features the voices from last month's Greater Kansas City Justice Forum. On the same program, an interview with Justin Shaw, Sarah Reape, and Jorge Basaure of the KC Anti-Violence Project, a non-profit serving the LGBTQ community.
“Energy Consciousness in the Kansas City Schools” with Jensen Adams April 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm
This week, we discuss how and why Kansas City Public Schools are championing the effort for environmentally sustainable schools. Jensen Adams manages the KCPS Office of Energy and Sustainability, and is a mayoral appointee to the Kansas City, Missouri Environmental Management Commission.