The Kansas City Grassroots Network will be hosting a concert on International Worker’s Day at Revolution Records from 6pm to 11pm. All proceeds will go to The KC Mother’s Day Bailout Fund. There will be food, music, and speakers on various topics from prison abolition to worker’s rights and the history of May Day.…
The Greater Kansas City IWW tabled at two separate events on the first anniversary of J20.
The first event was the first installment in a series of talks about racism in America, hosted by the Reale Justice Network. This event focused on the city council’s vote to privatize the streets and sidewalks in the Westport area — a backwards attempt at gun control — and how that relates to the Sun Fresh grocery store boycott which was triggered by occurrences of violence and intimidation against black people perpetrated by police and private security forces at the store.…
On Saturday, August 19, 50-100 people gathered in Kanas City to participate in the national “Millions for Prisoners’ Human Rights” rally against prison slavery and suffering, called by Jailhouse Lawyers Speaks and the IamWE Prison Advocacy Network.
Millions For Prisoners: A Day of Action with the Incarcerated
August 19, 2017
Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee
The Call Has Been Issued
In Kansas City We Respond.
American slave labor is alive behind prison walls. This labor is the end result of a carceral state that entraps the poor, african american and latinx communities at an exponentially higher rate than others.…