KC Hosts Progressive Conference – University News |
KC hosts progressive conference – University News |
Kansas City democrats flocked to Penn Valley Community College for a progressive conference, focusing on advocacy and action. Organized by State Rep. DaRon McGee, this event featured three breakout seminars on affordable housing, quality education and direct democracy.
Culminating in a keynote speech from U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II, this was an informative event that attracted young political science students from UMKC and around Kansas City.
Lawrence Marsh, Professor Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, kicked off the conference with a talk about economic inequality. For the audience of about 100 people, the content was familiar.
Marsh spoke about …