The crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, two-spirit and trans people affects all of Indian Country. Powerful change could start in Lawrence because of its strong and active intertribal community, activists say.
A Lawrence man who has clashed with local authorities for more than two years has filed a civil suit alleging that the city commission and public library have violated his freedom of speech and his right to equal protection under the law.
An upcoming panel at the Lawrence Public Library will focus on gender-based violence in Indigenous communities, the law, advocacy work to combat violence and opportunities to support that work.
The Lawrence Public Library has rolled out new rules for its campus and lawn — including banning smoking, vaping and verbal harassment — and prescribed consequences for breaking them.
Two local veterans will speak at a community event Saturday in honor of women who have served in the United States military.
The Lawrence Public Library’s Community Resource Fair returns this weekend, and it will bring folks from 17 social service agencies and free coffee, haircuts and more to the library.
The Lawrence Public Library will likely soon be able to extend its behavior policy to the library lawn, which staff members hope will make the whole campus safer and more welcoming for everyone.
In honor of Indigenous Peoples Day, Lawrence events on Friday and Saturday aim to celebrate Indigenous cultures and identities, specifically related to ecology.
Lawrence Transit and the Lawrence Public Library are teaming up for special “Books and Buses” story times this week.
The Lawrence library has partnered with a local artist to stand against books being banned for content, such as diversity, equity, inclusion and LGBTQ+ stories.
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