549 00:00:02,601 --> 00:00:04,601 ELANDRIA: LET'S PLEASE WELCOME LESLIE MACFAYDEN AND PAIGE 550 00:00:07,409 --> 00:00:09,769 INGRAM OF BLUU FOR AN INTRODUCTION FOR OUR PUBLIC 551 00:00:09,770 --> 00:00:11,770 WITNESS THIS YEAR. THANKS SO MUCH FOR ALL YOU DO FOR BLACK 552 00:00:14,823 --> 00:00:16,823 UUS AND UU ADJACENT FOLKS. 553 00:00:18,891 --> 00:00:23,494 >> GOOD MORNING, EVERYONE. I THINK IT'S AFTERNOON NOW, BUT 554 00:00:23,495 --> 00:00:27,114 YOU CLOSE ENOUGH. RIGHT? GOOD MORNING! I'M LESLIE MAC, LEAD 555 00:00:27,115 --> 00:00:30,970 ORGANIZER WITH BLACK LIVES OF UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM OR BLUU 556 00:00:30,971 --> 00:00:32,241 BLUU >> PAIGE INGRAM: AND I'M PAIGE 557 00:00:32,242 --> 00:00:34,242 INGRAM, COMMUNITY ORGANIZER WITH 558 00:00:35,261 --> 00:00:37,261 BLUU. WE ARE SO EXCITED TO BE HERE IN KANSAS CITY COORDINATING 559 00:00:38,308 --> 00:00:42,622 THIS YEAR'S PUBLIC WITNESS EFFORTS. 560 00:00:42,623 --> 00:00:43,754 >> LESLIE MAC: THIS PAST YEAR BLUU TOOK TIME TO CONNECT WITH 561 00:00:43,755 --> 00:00:46,798 LOCAL ORGANIZERS HERE IN KANSAS CITY WITH THE GOAL OF 562 00:00:46,799 --> 00:00:51,362 UNDERSTANDING THEIR NEEDS AND THE WAYS THAT GENERAL ASSEMBLY 563 00:00:51,363 --> 00:00:53,363 ATTENDEES COULD HELP THEM DO THEIR WORK. OUT OF 564 00:00:56,744 --> 00:01:00,543 THOSE CONNECTIONS, IT BECAME CLEAR THAT THIS COMMUNITY DID 565 00:01:00,544 --> 00:01:05,090 NOT NEED A RALLY OR PRESS CONFERENCE. IT WAS IN NEED OF 566 00:01:05,091 --> 00:01:07,091 SUPPORT FOR 2 MAJOR ISSUES THAT BUBBLED TO THE TOP 567 00:01:09,250 --> 00:01:11,579 TOP >> PAIGE INGRAM: THE FIRST IS 568 00:01:11,580 --> 00:01:13,580 KANSAS CITY'S ENTRY INTO THE NATIONAL #ENDMONEYBAIL EFFORTS - 569 00:01:15,142 --> 00:01:19,213 WHICH LED TO THE "ANATOMY OF A BAIL OUT" PANEL HAPPENING IN 570 00:01:19,214 --> 00:01:21,214 ABOUT TODAY AT 1:00 PM IN ROOM 571 00:01:22,252 --> 00:01:24,252 2105 WHERE YOU WILL LEARN HOW 572 00:01:26,587 --> 00:01:28,587 THE FIRST KC BAILOUT WAS CREATED 573 00:01:29,619 --> 00:01:31,619 AND MORE ABOUT WHY THE 574 00:01:33,307 --> 00:01:34,414 #ENDMONEYBAIL MOVEMENT IS ONE THAT OUR FAITH SHOULD GET 575 00:01:34,415 --> 00:01:39,373 INVOLVED WITH. [APPLAUSE] 576 00:01:39,374 --> 00:01:41,153 >> LESLIE MAC: WE WILL ALSO TAKE ACTION TO SUPPORT THOSE 577 00:01:41,154 --> 00:01:44,763 ADDRESSING MATERNAL & INFANT HEALTH ISSUES IN LOCAL BLACK & 578 00:01:44,764 --> 00:01:46,764 BROWN COMMUNITIES - THIS SAT 579 00:01:47,786 --> 00:01:49,808 AFTERNOON POCI ATTENDEES ARE INVITED TO JOIN US UZAZI VILLAGE 580 00:01:51,579 --> 00:01:54,922 TO HELP BUILD AN OUTDOOR GARDEN & CHILDREN'S CLOSET AT THIS 581 00:01:54,923 --> 00:01:56,923 SPECTACULAR COMMUNITY SPACE 582 00:01:58,554 --> 00:02:01,644 WHOSE MISSION: "FOR EVERY FAMILY, A HEALTHY BABY' FOR 583 00:02:01,645 --> 00:02:04,913 EVERY BABY, A HEALTHY VILLAGE" RESONATES SO STRONGLY WITH OUR 584 00:02:04,914 --> 00:02:06,914 UU PRINCIPLES. 585 00:02:12,327 --> 00:02:13,837 >> PAIGE INGRAM: FINALLY - WE SAW AN INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO 586 00:02:13,838 --> 00:02:16,133 SUPPORT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS MATERIALLY - IN CASE 587 00:02:16,134 --> 00:02:18,149 YOU HAVEN'T HEARD, WE ARE BUILDING 1,000 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 588 00:02:20,791 --> 00:02:23,067 SURVIVOR CARE PACKAGES IN EXHIBIT HALL D - THESE CARE 589 00:02:27,154 --> 00:02:29,387 -- YES. YOU CAN CLAP. WE CAN CLAP. 590 00:02:29,756 --> 00:02:34,306 [APPLAUSE] THESE CARE PACKAGES WILL BE 591 00:02:34,307 --> 00:02:36,881 DISTRIBUTED BY THE REALE JUSTICE NETWORK TO PEOPLE FLEEING 592 00:02:36,882 --> 00:02:41,186 DANGEROUS SITUATIONS. THIS INCREDIBLE GIFT TO THE KC 593 00:02:41,187 --> 00:02:44,767 ORGANIZING COMMUNITY WILL KEEP THEM STOCKED THROUGH THE WINTER 594 00:02:44,768 --> 00:02:46,831 AND ALLOW ORGANIZERS TIME & RESOURCES TO INVEST IN OTHER 595 00:02:54,467 --> 00:02:58,826 PROJECTS THEY'RE INTERESTED IN. MY ASK TO ALL OF YOU IS STOP BY 596 00:02:58,827 --> 00:03:03,179 ANY TIME IN HALL D TO HELP BUILD THESE PACKAGES AND TO DROP OFF 597 00:03:03,180 --> 00:03:06,751 YOUR PURSE IF YOU BROUGHT ONE TO DONATE TO THE PROJECT PROJECT 598 00:03:06,752 --> 00:03:08,250 >> LESLIE MAC: FOR BLUU THIS YEAR'S EFFORTS ARE A RETURN THE 599 00:03:08,251 --> 00:03:12,574 ROOTS OF PUBLIC WITNESS IN PHOENIX - WHERE WE AS UUS STOOD 600 00:03:12,575 --> 00:03:16,381 WITH AND FOLLOWED THE LEAD OF LOCAL ORGANIZERS FIGHTING FOR 601 00:03:16,382 --> 00:03:18,382 JUSTICE. 602 00:03:21,275 --> 00:03:24,334 THIS YEAR WE EXTEND THAT EXAMPLE TO MATERIALLY SUPPORT THOSE IN 603 00:03:24,335 --> 00:03:29,138 THIS COMMUNITY WHO WILL BE ABLE TO BENEFIT DIRECTLY FROM THE 604 00:03:29,139 --> 00:03:31,139 WORK WE DO HERE THIS WEEK. 605 00:03:32,779 --> 00:03:37,361 >> PAIGE INGRAM: THANK YOU AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU 606 00:03:37,362 --> 00:03:39,362 THROUGHOUT THE WEEK, MAKING THESE PROJECTS COME TO LIFE! 607 00:03:41,423 --> 00:03:44,781 LIFE!AND WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO INVITE BLACK UUS HERE IN KANSAS 608 00:03:44,782 --> 00:03:49,086 CITY TO VISIT US IN OUR HEALING SPACE. WE'LL BE HAVING A 609 00:03:49,087 --> 00:03:52,325 WELCOME RECEPTION AT 3:30:00 P.M. TODAY AND IT'S GOING TO BE 610 00:03:52,326 --> 00:03:58,430 AMAZING. SO PLEASE COME. >> AND THAT'S 1501C. THANKS SO 611 00:03:58,431 --> 00:04:00,431 MUCH. [APPLAUSE]