KC Tenants Pursue Local Political Influence

A bit of good news in terms of upcoming elections . . . A group of constant protesters now want to play politics.

We this REALLY means . . .

We MIGHT get to see how much money and clout a group of local protesters REALLY have when it comes to turning out votes.

Like it or not . . .

Turning out a few dozen nearly homeless people in t-shirts is a lot easier than driving votes AND locals will be able to have an objective scorecard beyond the social media echo chamber. 

We talked about this last month and a Kraske interview is mostly a game of softball BUT we'll be eager to see their endorsement list and attempt to delve into the municipal fray . . .

"Listening sessions around the city on issues that intersect with housing, such as transportation and policing. And come next spring and municipal elections, KC Tenants Power will be endorsing candidates."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

KC Tenants flexes its political muscle

KC Tenants, the non-profit organization that works for housing affordability in Kansas City, has formed a separate "sibling organization," KC Tenants Power, which will engage in politics. The organization already has plans, beginning with working for the passage of a $50 million obligation bond for the city to renovate and construct affordable housing for people with very low to moderate incomes.

Update . . .

KC Tenants announces sister organization focused on building political power

Now members of the impactful tenants union want to flex their collective political muscle.

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