Main speakers: CiCi Glasgow and Melissa Brown
Musical guest: Adee Dancy (https://www.facebook.com/adeerocketdancy/)
Community moment: Paige Stonerock
Our presenters will be talking about what they do about KCAVP and how others can support victims of violence, along with the new organization, Black Pockets LLC, which focuses on financial and cultural literacy by way of mind/body/spirit connection.
About the speakers:
CiCi Glasgow She/They
CiCi is a black GNC lesbian. She is the CEO and co-founder of Black Pockets LLC, which is a financial and cultural literacy company that centers on QTBIPOC. They are director of Communications and Outreach at the Kansas City Anti-Violence Project. She is also member of the LGBTQ+ Greek organization, Alpha Nu (Alpha Psi Kappa), and a member of the ball house Alain Mikli. CiCi is using her life’s experiences to support others as they navigate their own.
Melissa is a black multiracial queer stem. They are COO and co-founder of Black Pockets LLC. She is a director for the Kansas City Anti Violence Project (KCAVP) and the co-chair for the National Anti-Violence Programs Governance Committee. They are heavily involved in the LGBTQ+ community as a board member for the Kansas City Center for Inclusion, an ambassador for the Mid-America Gay and Lesbian Chamber, a member of Collective Force, and a member of the national ball house Alain Mikli. Melissa dedicates their life to the liberation of communities most impacted by violence and oppression.
Sunday Gatherings are now being held at our new location! Join us at the Kansas City Oasis Community Center located at 1717 W 41st St, Kansas City, MO, 64111.