Spring 2021 Common Read Events: Enrique's Journey
Immigration Attorney Clare Shaw
Kansas City immigration attorney Clare Shaw will speak about her work representing migrants in the U.S. legal system and take questions from students
Date: Wed Feb 3
Ms. Shaw will host a second session to accommodate students in a second class period.
Date: Wed Feb 3
Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/99367421517
Film: An American Story
MCC-Penn Valley history professor Lyle Gibson will screen his newest film, An American Story, and discuss the film.
Date: Wed Feb 24
Invite Link: https://mcckc.zoom.us/j/93935369859
A second showing of the film will accommodate students in Thursday classes.
Date: Thu Feb 25
Alex Perez of the Hispanic Development Fund
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund engages the Latino community in philanthropy to build stronger communities through grantmaking and scholarship support. Former MCC-Penn Valley employee Alex Perez will discuss her work with this important organization.
Date: Wed Mar 24
Ms. Perez will host a second session to accommodate students in Thursday classes.
Date: Thu Mar 25
Maite Salazar is an activist, artist, author, culinary stylist, and candidate for MO’s 5th Congressional District for 2020-2022. Last year Salazar was part of a team that passed a Conversion Therapy Ban in KC, and successfully organized against for-profit detention center, VisionQuest. Salazar is the founder of La Resistencia Poetry Group and Press, KC Gig Workers Support Group, KC Bartenders Watch, and the Maite Salazar and Friends Community Library.
Date: Thu Apr 8