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.
A Practical Guide to Resisting the Trump Agenda
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.
"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
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.
Fundraising for the Manhattan Alliance for Peace and Justice’s 2017 program year has begun and is going fair. This is a reminder to past and new supporters that their donations are needed and to please send in their donation now.