The 18th White Privilege Conference comes to Kansas City for the first time, and leaders hope for a challenging, but inspiring, experience for everyone. The conference is popular with people whose life passion has been advancing inclusion and economic and social equity for all. The conference runs April 27-30.
Mark Allen Keeney, who owns Keeney Country Homes, was charged with sexually abusing residents in his long-term care home. Sexual abuse of residents in long-term care facilities, assisted living centers and nursing homes is a largely hidden problem nationwide.
Coinciding with Earth Day, March for Science was held at Washington Square Park on Saturday in Kansas City. Organizers estimate about 3,000 people, many carrying handmade signs supporting science, took part in the event which featured speakers, a green Elvis and science for kids.