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July 2021 Newsletter

July 2021 Newsletter

Johnson County Clean Slate Virtual Expungement Clinic July 1 – August 31 Kansas Legal Services, in partnership with the Johnson County Bar Association, present this opportunity to assist qualified applicants with Johnson County District Court expungements.  While not...

See Me, I’m Black

See Me, I’m Black

Damron Russel Armstrong, CEO/Executive Artistic Director for The Black Repertory Theatre of Kansas City, shares his thoughts on knowing and celebrating the full extent of Black contributions because often they are not seen.  Read his article on the The Black Repertory...

June 2021 Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

A Message from ARJ's Small Group Subcommittee Chair When my husband and I are in a disagreement that is escalating, he will often kiddingly say to me, “Do you want to be right, or do you want to be married?” This question helps me hear how self-righteous I am sounding...

May 2021 Newsletter

May 2021 Newsletter

Accolades for ARJ’s April Webinar More than 1650 participants joined us on April 13 by Zoom and Facebook for an inward look at how complicity with racism created and perpetuates the divide in our churches and communities.  Representatives from diverse faith...

Small Groups – Starting in April & May 2021

Small Groups – Starting in April & May 2021

New small group classes are starting in April and May. Take your pick of enlightening topics and times that work best for your schedule. Invite your family and friends to sign up too and learn together. For complete program descriptions and registration, click on the...

On Pointe – Understanding White Privilege

On Pointe – Understanding White Privilege

Raven Wilkinson in Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's Les Sylphides, 1955-1961  (Fair use image)White privilege. If you were a white child and wanted to be a ballet dancer, you were able to sign up for a dance class, purchase toe shoes, satin ribbon, and tights in a pink...

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