It’s that time of year when MAPJ’s members gather for our annual meeting and reflect on what has transpired during the year that has passed. And we have much to reflect on this year!
National Bird will be shown on Tuesday February 28 at 7:30 PM in the Town Hall Room of the Leaderships Studies building at K-State. The running time is 92 minutes.
The Manhattan-Riley County Coalition for Equal Justice are local citizens concerned that racial bias may be influencing the enforcement of drug laws in Riley County. With the help of a Kansas State University researcher, the Coalition has investigated the Riley County Police Department’s official arrests reports, submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice from 2010- 2014. Here is what we have found.
Lisa Ling is one of the whistleblowers whose story is documented in National Bird. Whether you are able to see the film or not, this is an opportunity to hear her story and ask questions. PUBLIC LECTURE, 7:00 PM, MARCH 9, 2017 Featuring: LISA LING Former Tech Sergeant, Drone Surveillance Program TOWN HALL ROOM, LEADERSHIP STUDIES, K-STATE This lecture is a follow up to the screening of National Bird on February 28th.
“National Bird takes a deeply disturbing look at drone warfare… artful, profoundly unsettling … Kennebeck may be a newcomer to feature filmmaking, but her grasp of the material is accomplished.” - The Washington Post
The Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice, along with the folks at Arrow Coffee Co. and The Fellow are joining forces for a joint inauguration evening event on January 20th.
As a follow up to the Kansas People’s Agenda Rally, Davis Hammet, Executive Director of Loud Light, is producing short weekly summaries of what transpired in the Kansas Legislature as well as a summary of bills that will be worked in the week ahead. He posts the video and summary each Sunday while the Legislature is in session.