All Souls Kansas City

Sunday UU Forum

UU Forum, February 1, 10:00 am

“Envisioning a Kansas City Cultural District” with Catherine Futter 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. Catherine Futter is the Uhlmann Senior Curator of Architecture, Design […]

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UU Forum, January 25, 10:00

“Nutritional Issues in our Industrial Food System” with Carolyn Skelton, R.D.N. Carolyn, a Registered, Licensed Dietician works at the Cerner Corp. Health Clinic and volunteers as the Wellness Coordinator for the K.C. Food Circle.  She will discuss nutritional deficiencies in commodity based, processed food, and how we can protect ourselves with locally grown and organic […]

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UU Forum, January 18, 10:00 am

“State of the City Address” with Mayor Sly James Following a quarter century tradition, Mayor of Kansas City Sly James will deliver his annual State of the City address.  He will review the City’s accomplishments and challenges over the past year, and his priorities and expectations for the coming year.

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UU Forum, January 11, 2015, 10:00 am

“Why Climate Matters Most and Why We Need You” with John Kurmann John Kurmann is a regular at the All Souls Forum, and is lead coordinator for the local affiliate for 350.org, global grass roots climate action movement.  He will discuss why there really is a “too late” when it comes to avoiding a climate […]

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UU Forum, January 4, 2015, 10:00 am

“Your Rights and Law Enforcement” with Bill Raney, Jeff Mittman 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.  Video and print clips from recent events […]

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UU Forum, December 21, 10:00 am

“Democracy in the Balance—Money and Politics” with Linda Vogel Smith Is the deluge of money unleashed by Supreme Court decisions connected to U.S. failure to address critical issues for building a better future? Linda Vogel Smith–president of the League of Women Voters, KC and Jackson, Clay and Platte Counties—will address effects of money in politics […]

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UU Forum, December 14, 10:00 am

“Worth of a Woman” with Julie Burkhart Burkhart worked for 7 yrs. with Dr. George Tiller, Women’s Health Care Services, Wichita, and opened South Wind Women’s Ctr. in 2013, providing full-spectrum reproductive health care. She will discuss reproductive justices and the injustices happening now concerning abortion, contraceptives and birthing rights.

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UU Forum, December 7, 10:00 am

“Why Charles Dickens Wrote A Christmas Carol” with  Andrea Warren Dickens wrote highly entertaining novels that deeply influenced Victorian society. 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. Books will be available for sale.

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UU Forum, November 30, 10:00 am

“How To Not Be Ferguson”  with Major Anthony Ell, KCPD 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? What do our children need to know?  Major Ell is an engaging […]

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UU Forum, November 23, 10:00 am

“Expose and Close – Outrage in Artesia” with Panel The Obama Administration is holding about 700 Central American women & children in a small desert town in New Mexico under poor conditions and without due process. Volunteers who traveled to Artesia to provide legal services will update us on progress in getting the families released […]

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