The Lawrence Times is offering some space for area organizations and organizers to express their views, provide updates and attempt to reach other folks who might share their mission.
“What began with a used book and a message to a Facebook moms group has become a thriving program that has delivered more than 16,000 free books to Douglas County preschool children. But Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Douglas County is suffering from growing pains and needs your help.”
Douglas County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently presented “Winds Across the Prairie” — a benefit concert to support CASA’s work with the most vulnerable children in our community.
“#BeMoreLikeClaire has opened its Fall 2021 Grant Cycle and is looking to support projects that further its mission to cultivate the power of collective generosity so that all may live a safe and healthy life.”
On Thursday, Sept. 16, Haus of McCoy is having their first Open Haus, featuring free food, a book giveaway and our special guest, Silky Nutmeg Ganache.
“Not In Our Honor will continue our protest outside the stadium in addition to other signage around the city. … Apply the NFL’s ‘zero tolerance’ for on-field use of racial and homophobic slurs to all races and ethnic groups, especially Native Peoples,” the coalition writes in this piece.
The Rexy Run/Walk, hosted by BabyJay’s Legacy of Hope, is back and in person this year on Saturday, Aug. 21.
Sarah Dehart Faltico, program coordinator with Climate + Energy Project, will speak on how a […]
“Over the past week, the Sunrise Movement has been staging protests all across the nation, and we will be doing the same at the Kansas Capitol building from 4-5 p.m. this Tuesday, July 20,” the Lawrence hub of the Sunrise Movement writes in this column.
“Over the past three years, through the power of collective generosity, #BeMoreLikeClaire has awarded more than $180,000 in grants to area nonprofits, with the vast majority located in Douglas County.”
Matt Cravens, data analyst for Douglas County, will present his summary of his most recent research, “What are Voting Habits and How are They Strengthened?” at the next League of Women Voters of Lawrence-Douglas County Hot Topic series.