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Jun. 11, 2021

Safe and Welcoming

SAFE AND WELCOMING / SEGURA Y BIENVENIDA What is Safe and Welcoming Wyandotte?Safe & Welcoming is a two-part ordinance that would increase access and provide protections for the most vulnerable in our county.The first part of the ordinance would provide a municipal ID for all. As many as 30,000 Wyandotte residents currently have no government-issued photo ID (foster kids, immigrants,
Jun. 10, 2021

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May. 15, 2021

MORE2 and the Albers family call for Chief Donchez resignation

Faith leaders from Johnson County held a press conference yesterday morning outside the Overland Park City Hall, flanked by representatives of the Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity and representatives from their national affiliation, The Gamaliel Network. The group and key speaker, Sheila Albers, called for the termination of Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez.Reverend Dr. Chris Wilson, pastor
May. 11, 2021

MORE2 demands changes at Kansas City police HQ

Protesters at Kansas City police HQ demanding more policing changes by: John Pepitone Posted: May 11, 2021 / 12:20 PM CDT / Updated: May 11, 2021 / 12:22 PM CDT .article-meta .article-header KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A grassroots group continues to seek changes from police, saying officers too often resort to deadly force. The Metropolitan Organization for Racial and Economic
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Jan. 20, 2021

Leaders from MORE2 respond to President Biden addressing racial justice

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — President Joe Biden began fulfilling his promise to address racial justice on the first day of his term. “A cry for racial justice some 400 years in the making moves us,” Biden said during his inauguration speech. “The dream of justice for all will be deferred no longer.” One of his first executive orders directs federal
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Jul. 24, 2020

Mothers of those shot by KC police demand for change

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) — Transparency. Training. Accountability. That’s the message from a group of women who want to see changes in local police departments. KCTV5’s Kaci Jones was at a press conference on Friday where the group laid out their demands. A group of mostly women, along with some family, friends, and other allies marched down Broadway to hang
Jun. 03, 2020

MORE2 calls for resignation of KCPD Chief

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) – Local groups are asking for the resignation of the Kansas City police chief. During a joint press conference, Urban League of Kansas City, NAACP local chapter and MORE2 were calling for Kansas City, Missouri Police Chief Rick Smith to resign. The group said in the conference that Chief Smith lacks competency and compassion. The members
Sep. 19, 2019

Justice For Terrence Bridges

Family Of Man Shot And Killed By Kansas City Police Questions Official Version Of Events KCUR | By Avery Gott Published September 19, 2019 at 5:10 PM CDT Terrence Bridges moved from Chicago with his two sons and girlfriend less than a year before his death. Photo courtesy of More2. Faith-based advocacy group More2 is demanding justice from the Kansas City Police
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Jun. 05, 2019

MORE2 calls for KCK police chief to resign or be fired

A social activist group is calling for Kansas City, Kansas, Police Chief Terry Zeigler to resign and for a federal investigation into the police department.At a rally Wednesday, the group, called More2, said they were called into action after a former police department cadet filed a federal lawsuit two weeks ago. In it, the female trainee said she was fired

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