Kansas City Community Engagement Events

Redesigning Our Communities for Life After Fossil Fuels

Community Engagement Events

Join us for one of the growing number of in-person and virtual events
hosted in Kansas City and the surrounding area

(To add an event, click here)

Thank you for your interest to attend one or more Community Engagement Events in our series on Redesigning Our Communities for Life After Fossil Fuels in Kansas City and the surrounding area.

This series has 2 parts:

  • Part 1:
    Saturday, November 12
    1:00 – 5:00 CST    –   on Zoom

  • Part 2:
    Community Engagement Events
    This growing number of in-person and virtual events listed below are being hosted to provide opportunities for residents in Kansas City and the surrounding area to help out with a community project, learn strategies for increasing resilience, or build practical skills to replicate these projects at home and in your neighborhood.

Scroll down to find out how to register for an event.

If you have any questions, please contact Louise at 443-257-3209 (cell / text) or at lifeafterfossilfuels@bio4climate.org. 

If you’d like to add a community event, please fill out this form.

Community Engagement Events

Part 2 in the series of
Redesigning our Communities for Life After Fossil Fuels

Tuesday November 15, 2022
6 – 7:30 pm CT

Justice/Equity/Diversity/Inclusion Book Club

Virtual Event, meeting monthly on 3rd Tuesdays

No deadline to register

Justice/Equity/Diversity/Inclusion Book Club meets online on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:30-8:30 pm Central Time. Are you interested in learning more about justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) in America with a group of like-minded and open-hearted people? Join us!

To Register:  https://www.theresilientactivist.org/events/action~agenda/request_format~json/tag_ids~746/
Hosted by: The Resilient Activist
Contact:  info@theresilientactivist.org

Tuesday November 15, 2022
6:30 – 8:00 pm CT (7:30 – 9:00 pm ET)

Villaging 101

Virtual Event

No deadline to register

How do you get that village feeling in your own neighborhood? Join us to discuss what makes a village, how we can build connections in our disconnected world, and find fulfillment in simplicity. We will share stories of village moments and inspire each other.

To Register:
Hosted by: Neighborhood Villaging – www.villaging.us
Contact: beck@villaging.us

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
4 – 7 pm CT

Self-Care Event: Honoring our Ancestors

In Person Event

Billy Mills Middle School
2734 Louisiana Street
Lawrence, KS 66046

No deadline to register

Open to the public! We will be taking time to honor those who came before us, those whose bones remain in places where they do not belong, and those who guide and protect us in our everyday lives.

We will be making corn husk dolls in partnership with @785_arts_gallery__studio as well as medicine bundles. We will also have some other small crafts/art activities for our littles. (Corn husk dolls will be made in first come first sign-up groups at 4:30 and 5:30 that evening. Sign-ups will be at the event ONLY!) Monteau’s Indian Tacos will be catering this event. They are making fry bread and soup to keep us warm!

To Register:  https://facebook.com/events/s/self-care-honoring-our-ancesto/679275323518000/
Hosted by: Indigenous Community Center
Contact:  indigenouscommunitycenter@gmail.com

Tuesday November 22, 2022
6 – 7:30 pm CT

Climate Cafes

Virtual Event, meeting monthly on 4th Tuesdays

No deadline to register

Climate Cafés meet online on the 4th Tuesday of each month, 6-7:30 pm Central Time. This is a safe space to share the emotions of climate change in a supportive community.

To Register:  https://www.theresilientactivist.org/events/action~agenda/request_format~json/tag_ids~778/
Hosted by: The Resilient Activist
Contact:  info@theresilientactivist.org

April 9, 2023
11 am – 2 pm CT

MY REGION WINS! 9th Birthday/2nd Sunday at BOON AREA 1

In Person Event

3400 E 72nd St.
on the westside of District 5 in Kansas City, Missouri

Free to the public. Donations welcomed.

Celebrating MY REGION WINS! turning 9 and hosting first 2nd Sunday (a social-networking gathering) of 2023.

To Register: Visit https://myregionwins.org/boon-area-1
Hosted by: MY REGION WINS!
Contact:  info@myregionwins.org

May 23, 2023 – May 29, 2023

Trail of Mending: Step Forward For Humanity

In Person Event

Starting at Camp Lake of the Woods
5601 Oakwood Road
Kansas City, MO 64132

Registration Begins December 23, 2022

On this zig-zag trail through Kansas City, we march, wheel, pedal and ride horse to face and atone for the ills of oppression before we can together attempt the path toward a better future. Journey through the Kansas City area’s invisible history, as told in stories, song and prayer by the many faces of Kansas Citians. Traditional attire welcomed. Uniqueness celebrated. After a final day of silently traveling in nature, we will share music, dancing, food and cultural crafts at the journey’s end. Horse Riders, Paralympians, Bicyclers and Marchers Welcome.

To Volunteer: joy@clementwaters.org
Hosted by: Clement Waters
Contact:  Joy at (913) 522-3529

And many more to come – stay tuned!