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Getting our voice heard at the EPA…

Mary Lim-Lampe listens to EPA building security as he suggests that ordinary citizens cannot congregate on federal property…she disagreed.

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Mary’s Farewell letter to MORE2

January 30, 2012 To the MORE2 Board: As you know, I will be leaving my position as Executive Director of MORE² on February 15, 2012 to take a position as Lead Organizer of Genesis, the Gamaliel affiliate in Oakland, California. … Continue reading

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Who Gets a Place at the Table?

MORE² joined 15 other cities on October 4th at Berkley Riverside Park in Missouri and 87th & I35 in Kansas to call for more jobs and to present a study by the Transportation Equity Network.  The study called The Road to … Continue reading

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Annual Public Meeting

7:00 pm Thursday, November 3, 2011 Pleasant Green Baptist (340 David L Gray Ln, KCKS) Come take your  “Place at the Table.” · MORE2 Leadership will talk to our public officials about jobs, food access, transit, and other issues of our … Continue reading

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“Budget as a Moral Document”

On August 4, 2011, members of the MORE2 Clergy Caucus met with Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II to discuss the “Budget as a Moral Document”.  This event was pulled together by allies, Faithful America, who worked with local clergy on Health … Continue reading

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MORE2 Education Task Force: Building Alliances for our Kids

As we progress rapidly towards the start of a new school year (August 15th for KCMSD), the MORE2 Education Task Force has been working on building the lines of communications between community groups like us, the teachers and the parents … Continue reading

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Gamaliel director ready to be arrested at White House

On July 26, 2011,  Gamaliel Executive Director Ana Garcia-Ashley will engage in civil disobedience at the White House to demand executive action to end harsh and cruel immigration policies. Below is a statement by Garcia-Ashley. I am ready to be … Continue reading

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MORE2 and Mayor Reardon Meet with White House Staff about the EPA Office Location

On June 20, 2011, MORE² Clergy Rev. Steve Jones (Prairie Baptist Church, Prairie Village, KS), Rev. Jarvis Collier (Pleasant Green Baptist, Kansas City, KS) and Mayor Joe Reardon (Kansas City, KS) met at the White House with Derek Douglas, Special … Continue reading

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6th Annual MORE² Banquet Awards

On June 9, 2011, at the 6th Annual MORE² Banquet, MORE² presented two awards in front of 300 people from our congregations, the community and beyond. The first, the 2011 MORE² Courage Award, was awarded to Donald Hall Jr.  The MORE² … Continue reading

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MORE2 receives Outstanding Community Partner Award

On May 24, 2011, the Full Employment Council (FEC) awarded MORE2 the Outstanding Community Partner Award. At the 24th “Jobs in the Business Sector” Luncheon, Clyde McQueen remarked that MORE2 was on the forefront of calling for social justice in … Continue reading

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