This is the space and the time where we usually acknowledge some of the Kansas City movers & shakers . . . This week there was only one collective worthy of mention:
KC TENANTS RULED THIS WEEK WITH AN EPIC FAIR HOUSING WIN AFTER MONTHS OF LOCAL CAMPAIGN WORK!!!
We've talked about this one extensively but here's a roundup of today's news on the movement that might or might not continue their push:
KCMO Stands On Ceremony
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's been a priority for Mayor Quinton Lucas since Election Day. On Friday, Mayor Lucas, who was took his new role in August, made good on his promises toward affordable housing. He and other advocates for the less-fortunate celebrate a victory, as the mayor signed the Tenant's Bill of Rights.
Kansas City Free Friday
Photo by Chase Castor The sound in the council chambers was deafening-whoops, hollers, and chants from over 100 supporters of KC Tenants-on Thursday afternoon as the Kansas City, Missouri City Council voted to pass a tenant's bill of rights package on Thursday.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Kansas City's new Tenant Bill of Rights signing has created much conversation nationwide. It includes Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders, who tweeted about it today and said: "Congratulations to the advocacy work done by @KCTenants to help pass a Tenants Bill of Rights in Kansas City.
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