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Sunday Gathering: Garrett Griffin, Racism in KC-Police Shootings

May 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Doors open at 10:30 am for coffee and conversation.
Sunday Gathering begins at 11 a.m.
Child care is provided. Everyone is welcome!
Program ends at 12:30 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Garrett Griffin, “Racism in Kansas City: Police Shootings”
Community Moment: Brittani Rhoades
Musical Guest: TBD

An examination of the causes behind police shootings of unarmed black men in Kansas City and across the U.S., a case study in the shooting of Ryan Stokes by the KCPD, and possible solutions to ongoing police brutality.

Garrett S. Griffin is a political writer, activist and author. He currently serves as communications coordinator with Communities Creating Opportunity. Garrett was born in Kansas City, studied at Missouri State University, and earned a graduate degree in history education from Rockhurst University. He formerly worked with special needs students in Grandview, Missouri, where he currently lives. You can find all his writings at gsgriffin.com.

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May 20, 2018
11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Delta Athenaeum
900 E. Linwood Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64109 United States
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