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1216 Brooklyn Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64127
Ph: 816.241.8100
Fax: 816.241.1455
Email:
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Rev. Nelson (Fuzzy) Thompson
President
 
National Office
 
 
2011 Metropolitan Kansas City King Holiday Celebration
 
 
 
 
To promote recognition of Dr. King as a significant historical figure, and to promote the importance of his philosophy and teachings in the positive development of the United States and Global Community.

To create or reinforce community partnerships for the purpose of overcoming racial barriers, prejudices, myths and suspicions existing in our community, and to develop relationships among the various faith communities.

To educate Kansas City residents about the national holiday, and to expand the celebration of Dr. King’s birthday to be a community-wide celebration.

To nurture partnerships between all ethnic and religious communities in support of quality arts programs, economic development opportunities, spiritual growth, and equal opportunity activities to enhance the quality of life for all persons.
The SCLC of Kansas City
The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is a non-violent, directaction, social change organization founded nationally in 1957 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and a group of Southern ministers.

The Greater Kansas City Chapter of SCLC was formally orgainzed in 1972, and is dedicated to the continuation of Dr. King's dream in metropolitain. Since 1969, SCLC of Greater Kansas city has sponsored the King Holiday Celebration during January to Celebration has grown to be on of the most exttensive observances in the nation.
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