Poor People’s Campaign We are now into the third week of the Poor People’s Campaign. Originally based on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1968 Poor People’s Campaign; a fight against racism, poverty as well as a fight for a more peaceful world. In the present Poor People’s Campaign we include environmental degradation as it disproportionately impacts the poor. The goal is to put the needs of the poor and issues of poverty, both moral issues, back into the political dialogue, and living out our values of helping all who are in need. No one who works two or three jobs should be making poverty wages.Read More →

Join us for our monthly Shabbat speaker series on July 6th. Hear from Leslie Ann McNolty from The Center for Practical Bioethics. She will provide an overview of the Center and the context and strategies for the priority areas it is working to affect, along with the ways it includes voices and perspectives infrequently invited to participate in these issues. The Center for Practical Bioethics is a nonprofit, free-standing and independent organization nationally recognized for its work in practical bioethics. For more than 30 years, the Center has helped patients and their families, healthcare professionals, policymakers and corporate leaders grapple with difficult issues in healthcare andRead More →

Join Congregation Kol Ami for KC Repertory’s Performance of LETTERS FROM FREEDOM SUMMER Sunday, May 6th at 2 PM Kol Ami Reception at 1 PM Directed By Ricardo Khan This fundraising event supports the Congregation’s financial stability and high quality programming such as our high holiday services. In the charged summer of 1964, college students from across the U.S. came together to fight for voting rights in Mississippi, a state known for intimidating and terrorizing Black Americans out of their right to vote. Letters from Freedom Summer celebrates the courage and resilience of the young people who changed the fate of this nation. Letters from FreedomRead More →

Please join Kol Ami for our 2nd-night Passover seder! Theme: Celebrating Women in the Exodus Date: March 31, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: Bragg Auditorium, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut Street Kansas City, Mo. 64111 Please plan to bring a kosher-for-Passover (that’s no chametz!) vegetarian dish to share. Please contact Rabbi Doug Alpert (dougalpert@kolamikc.com or 816-510-4895) with any questions about whether a dish or ingredient is okay. To RSVP, please click visit our SignUp Genius page by March 13, 2018. You will then be asked to specify the dish you are bringing. If at a later date you decideRead More →

Join Congregation Kol Ami for KC Repertory’s Performance of BROTHER TOAD Saturday, May 12th at 8 PM | Kol Ami Reception at 7 PM KC Repertory Copaken Theater 1 H&R Block Way Kansas City, MO 64105 Directed By MELISSA CRESPO Written By NATHAN LOUIS JACKSON This fundraising event supports the Congregation’s financial stability and high quality programming such as our high holiday services. Mellon Foundation KCRep Resident Playwright and Kansas City, KS resident, Nathan Louis Jackson (Sticky Traps, Broke-ology, When I Come To Die), brings us an arresting new play about two families from different stations in life as they search for answers to gunRead More →