The Jan. 15, 2023, Sunday edition of The Kansas City Times included the article "The People's Power to Petition." The four-page story led with a picture of long-time PeaceWorks KC members Sharon and Jim Hannah at a 2021 rally for Medicaid expansion. The story's subtitle was "In a state that reliably elects Republican majorities, voters use … Continue reading KC Star shows picture of PeaceWorks activists
‘No nukes!’ say pacificists
Celebrating the second anniversary of the “entry into force” of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, activists gathered at the Plaza in KC MO on Jan. 22.
Prohibit Nukes, Promote HOPE—Memorial Day walk, rally
PeaceWorks and other groups will hold out hope for a nuke-free world through a walk and rally near the KC MO nuclear weapon parts plant.
KC rally seeks “No War with Russia over Ukraine”
A combo—Code Pink, Veterans for Peace, and PeaceWorks—rallied with two days’ notice, with temperatures in the 30s, with snow underfoot. We insisted: No War with Russia over Ukraine. We won honks from drivers on the Plaza, plus coverage by KCTV5.
Last day to join Peace Walk, 9/17; top it off with finale rally
Charles Carney, by 4 pm Friday, Sept. 17, plans to complete his 253-mile Peace Walk. A rally is in order. Come to the 4 pm rally, and before that, walk some of the final miles (or just 1 mile) with Charles. Friday’s walk-with-Charles schedule is below. But first, info about the rally (a party). It will be at 4 pm that day, when Charles makes it to the entry to the KC National Security Campus (NSC), where parts are made for nuclear weapons.
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance Aug. 8
We'll have both a walk and a rally Aug. 8, starting at 7 p.m. We’ll begin our one-mile walk at Prospect Ave. and Mo. Hwy. 150, going past the National Security Campus buildings where 80 percent of the US non-nuclear parts for nuclear weapons are made or ordered. Then, at the NSC entry at 14510 Botts Rd., KC MO, we’ll hold a rally.
Memorial Day event: ‘We spoke truth, we cried, we witnessed, we rejoiced’
This Memorial Day was the first time I was able to join PeaceWorks-KC at the National Security Campus, where non-nuclear parts are made for nuclear weapons. It was our 10th annual event there. I was moved by the experience.
Rally in KC celebrates nuclear ban treaty
On Jan. 22, a beautiful but cold day, 50-60 peace activists gathered near the fountain at Mill Creek Parkway and 47th Street in Kansas City, Mo., to celebrate the “entry into force” of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW).
Stand Up KC caravan corrals McDonald’s
“What do we want? 15 and a union! When do we want it? Now!” This call echoed across the country, including in Kansas City, Mo. The local group Stand Up KC organized a caravan that corralled a McDonalds where their demands for $15 an hour and a union were presented.
Jan. 22 rally in KC & billboards mark ban of nuclear weapons
Billboards in Kansas City, Mo., and a 2 pm rally Jan. 22 will mark the “entry into force” of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. At the rally at 47th and Main, wave the flags of 51 countries that have ratified the treaty, learn about the treaty, and sing "Imagine"--Imagine no nuclear weapons!