During the darkest days of Winter 2021 Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas opened up Bartle Hall in order to save the homeless from certain death amid arctic temperatures.
Now, the nation confronts another crisis and once again Downtown is ready to help humanitarian efforts.
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DOWNTOWN KANSAS CITY'S BARTLE HALL CONVENTION CENTER WILL ONCE AGAIN SERVE AS HOME TO HUDDLED MASSES YEARNING TO BREATH FREE!!!
Check this "visual approximation" from social media that's a bit of a stretch given the estimates of initial "guests" are only estimated at 1500 to start . . .
This inside info was supplied by KCMO communications associate Charles Ulysses Farley, who said:
"The mayor has always been an advocate of the Latino community and working to provide a safe and welcoming place for our new neighbors clearly demonstrates that Kansas City is at the forefront of the effort to achieve diversity and equity for all people. Even those who are newly arriving or undocumented."
A date for the joint press conference has not yet been announced but the need for additional housing is apparent as the migrant community in Kansas City prepares for yet another influx among their rapidly growing ranks.
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