Homegrown Reads is a local author fair sponsored by the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library. Meet and talk with a group of more than twenty talented writers from the Kansas City area. Add your dream to the Re:Dream wall and learn more about this nationwide documentary series.
Your not-so-quiet night at the museum! Join the revelry for live music, free programs, art activities and more that showcase local talents. Re:Dream will be present with a white picket fence. You decide: Is the fence keeping you out or keeping you safe?
Join the Urban League of Kansas City for a reaction panel and audience Q & A around opportunity in the black community as three individuals are put in the spotlight, part of a nationwide documentary series Re:Dream.
The Kansas City Museum hosts Kansas Citians as they dream for themselves, their neighborhoods, and their city. Attendees will find a different activity presented in each room to record their versions of the American dream and their dreams for Kansas City. RSVP to Paul Gutierrez at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 816-513-0726.
Join Re:Dream as we discuss opportunities, obstacles and the American dream. Our panel will give their diverse input on the state of opportunity in America today and what may be done to increase or improve access to those opportunities.
Panelists will include:
- Catherine Ruetschlin, PhD Candidate at the New School for Social Research
- Dre Taylor, Founder and Community Engineer, Males to Men
- Judy Ancel, Director, Institute for Labor Studies, UMKC
- Jon Stephens, Founder & President, Rockhill Strategic, LLC
- Natalia Peart, Chief Operating Officer, DeBruce Foundation
Time for audience Q & A will be allotted.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Panel discussion begins promptly at 5:45 p.m.