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.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS ADDRESSING THE USE OF DRONES IN WARFARE FEB 28 – SCREENING OF NATIONAL BIRD
“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
Kansas People’s Agenda Resources
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.
INDIVISIBLE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR RESISTING THE TRUMP AGENDA
A Practical Guide to Resisting the Trump Agenda
MAPJ JOINS THE KANSAS PEOPLE’S AGENDA – BY JOHN EXDELL
At last! A state-wide coalition of organizations in Kansas has risen with a comprehensive platform aimed at moving the state legislature in a progressive direction.
MAKING CHANGE: RESPONDING TO 2016 ELECTION – BY JON HERINGTON, BEN MOTLEY AND BRANDON IRWIN
"Most of the people who have attended meetings are driven and dedicated, but feel as if they don't know where to start. I think one of the most useful things about Making Change is that it gives a structure for more experienced activists to pass on their knowledge to newcomers.” - Jon Herington
THRIVE: REDUCING FINANCIAL POVERTY – BY JAYME MORRIS-HARDEMAN
Financial poverty is pervasive in Riley County. Per the US Census, 24% of individuals in Riley County live in poverty. 35.4% of students in USD 383 receive free or reduced lunch, indicating they are living in households making less than 185% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, and there are more than 300 children classified as homeless by the school district.