2023 Advocacy Awards Brunch

Join us as we recognize the hard work of outstanding anti-poverty advocates at our annual Advocacy Awards Brunch, to be held on Saturday, June 24th, at 11AM at the Kansas City Public Library. (The 2024 brunch will be held in St. Louis.) Your ticket will include a delicious brunch and the opportunity to celebrate our awardees and their work to end poverty across the state.

We are excited to celebrate our outstanding honorees:

Coalition of the Year
Right to Counsel KC

Affordable Housing Advocate of the Year
Amanda Wilson
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Community Justice Advocate of the Year
Kyra Storms
Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters

Food Security Advocate of the Year
Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation

Emerging Advocates of the Year
Steve Young & Winifred Jamieson

Career Achievement in Advocacy
Michelle Garand
Community Partnership of the Ozarks

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

Host Committee
Edward Scanlon

Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters (MISD)

Table Sponsor
Jackson County Legislator Jalen Anderson

John Picerno

LISC Greater Kansas City

If you are interested in sponsoring the Advocacy Awards Brunch, you can find more details in our Sponsor Packet, or contact Nay’Chelle Harris at [email protected].

June 24, 2023
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kansas City Public Library, Central Library
14 West Tenth
Kansas City, MO 64105