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Local activists start website for transgender acceptance

The Face of Trans* is a grassroots social awareness project launched in April 2013 with the goal of bridging the gap between trans* and cisgender communities in the greater Wichita, Kansas area. We hope to fill this gap with education, resources, and by fostering a sense of community. Checkout their website at www.thefaceoftrans.com

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This sunday Nov. 10th is AFSC’s final display of their “Eyes Wide Open” exhibit

This sunday November 10th American Friend Service Committee is having a final display of their “Eyes Wide Open” exhibit from 2pm to 3:30pm at Mill Creek Park, 47th Street and Main. This memorial exhibit includes over 200 combat boots tagged with the names of Missouri and Kansas troops and shoes tagged with the names of […]

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Check out the Voices of The Wakarusa Wetlands

Dr. Daniel Wildcat from Voices of the Wakarusa Wetlands on Vimeo. Also check out their facebook page. They are in the middle of doing another series of videos that they are posting on people’s thoughts and feelings about the Wakarusa Wetlands also know as the Baker-Haskell Wetlands. Here’s the link: www.facebook.com/voicesofthewakarusawetlands

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Why Occupy the Wakarusa Wetlands?!

The City of Lawrence wants to build the South Lawrence Trafficway right through the Wakarusa Wetlands destroying great swaths of the wetlands and bisecting who knows how many wild animals environment. Just so the good people of Lawrence can shave a few minutes off their daily commute. So what’s so important about this land that […]

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Concert for the Climate is this Saturday September 28th 11am – 6pm

 This Saturday (September 28th), the Project of Heartland Renewable Energy Society is sponsoring a FREE concert/action from 11am – 6pm at the Kaw Point Riverfront Park. The event has two stages for speakers and bands, a pavilion for workshops on energy conservancy and solar energy, among others, a children’s activity area, and another area for […]

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Lawrence may become first city in Kansas to ban drones

The Kansans for Responsible Drone Use activist group have put together a coalition of political groups and civil rights organizations including the Douglas County Libertarians, the Douglas County Republican Party, the Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice, MadreLawrence, and Kansas University’s Young Americans for Liberty to ask the city of Lawrence to pass an anti-drone […]

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