Community Matters

Artists of color, immigrant or refugee artists, LGBTQ artists, artists working through mental health struggles all bring unique perspectives to the discussion of culture and creativity. No Divide KC presents a new documentary featuring local artists who represent multiple facets of our metro community. This feature-length film explores the motivations behind and the rewards gleaned from creating artistic work through the varied lenses of these artists.

The featured participants use their creative output for different reasons...

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Carmack Community Room

Religious organizations have long participated in the public life of Johnson County. This panel discussion features women and religion from a variety of faith communities in the metro area. You'll learn about the various ministries of these communities in and around the County. 

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Voting is a right and a responsibility of American citizens. This National Voter Registration Day, the Johnson County League of Women Voters will be at the Central Resource Library. They'll help register new voters, help registered voters update your names and addresses, distribute absentee ballot applications and answer your general voting questions.

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This is a must-see presentation on the latest research about the effects of technology on kids and teens. Neurotherapist Susan Dunaway shares her research into social media, texting and gaming in relation to young people. She'll provide practical tips on how to help manage technology and how to address it if it becomes problematic. 

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Conversation allows people to better understand different viewpoints and to build a stronger community. Gather with us to break bread and discuss the #MeToo movement and its many questions and issues. We provide the conversation starters - and the bread - and you provide the conversation. All are welcomed at this drop-in discussion group. Food and drink are provided.

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