When:
June 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2021-06-19T10:00:00-05:00
2021-06-19T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
BOON AREA 1
3400 E 72nd St
Kansas City MO
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sami Aaron
19139151971

Join us for an engaging

Climate Conversation

with Visionary Activist

Carl Stafford

Founder of MY REGION WINS!

Saturday, June 19, 2021

10 am-noon CDT

In-Person!

Join us in the empty lot at the NE corner of 72nd St. & Indiana in Kansas City MO

for a unique and joyful WORKDAY to bring the vision for a

Blight to BOON!

project to life!

This site is an interactive-functional art piece/contemporary community garden.

Register here:

Boon Area 1
Click to watch the video design of Boon Area 1

This program will give you a glimpse into the heart and mind of a neighborhood community activist and coach. You’ll learn how Carl melds activism with art through his passion for environmental and social justice while you give some hands-on volunteer time at the site. Click the video above to see the future of this project.

At this event, held on Juneteenth, a day to commemorate the ending of slavery in the United States, Carl will share his perspective on the intersection of racial and social inequities and how they are impacted by climate change and the environment.

Event information:

  • Look for the white tent and The Resilient Activist signs
  • Park on the street
  • The June 19th workday could consist of:
    • Spreading topsoil
    • Moving gravel rocks, prepping for future workdays
    • Edging the south side of the property
    • Litter abatement
    • Cutting down honeysuckle and low-hanging limbs.
    • Documentation, taking pictures and video clips (using camera phones).
    Please bring:
    • A pair of work gloves, water, a chair, if interested in taking notes something to write with
    • Sunscreen, sun-visor or sunglasses
    • Wear close-toed shoes
    Participants will need to sign a volunteer waiver.
    Watch your emails for inclement weather alternate plans.
    Let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
Carl Stafford

Carl Stafford is the Founder & Visionary of MY REGION WINS! (MRW!). Carl has 12+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Carl holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Kansas City Art Institute,  received his Community Coaching Certification from Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching.

Born & raised on the west side of the 5th District in Kansas City, Missouri. Carl’s goal is to turn the west side of District 5 into a destination location by using the Arts and nature to address environmental and social injustice.

“If your Bruce Wayne has a Batman or Diana Prince has a Wonder Woman, let MY REGION WINS! be your Alfred.” – Carl Stafford – Founder, Visionary, Certified Community Coach