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AdHoc’s 40th Birthday

AdHoc’s 40th Birthday

From our founder, Alvin Brooks, on our 40th Anniversary: My Dear Friends: At 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 1977, at the Linwood Community Center, I convened a meeting of community leaders and representatives of the Black community, to address the murder of 10 local…

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#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday

This quarter’s newsletter is dedicated to: Do you ever feel as though the issue of violence is too complex, and there’s nothing you can do to change it? Start by joining us.   Your donation allows us to provide crisis intervention to families who have experienced tragic…

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AdHoc and KCPD Partner to Find Missing Persons

AdHoc and KCPD Partner to Find Missing Persons

On Monday, September 25, AdHoc and KCPD held a joint press conference to announce a new partnership to assist those looking for missing loved ones. AdHoc supports families of runaway youth and missing persons through PSAs on Hot 103 Jamz, social media posts @AdHocGAC, and, depending…

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We Need Healthy Relationships

We Need Healthy Relationships

We all get angry at times, but it is what we do with that anger that matters. Anger is simply an emotion. It is not right or wrong. Actions, on the other hand, are a whole other story. After all, it is actions that are…

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AdHoc Group Against Crime Expresses Sympathy Over Slaying of KCK Police Capt. Robert Melton

AdHoc Group Against Crime Expresses Sympathy Over Slaying of KCK Police Capt. Robert Melton

Our thoughts and prayers are with Kansas City, Kansas, Police Chief Terry Zeigler, all of our partners in the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department and the family of Police Capt. Robert Melton, who was tragically killed Tuesday. Since 1977, when we were founded by community…

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AdHoc helps family begin the journey towards healing and justice

AdHoc helps family begin the journey towards healing and justice

  More than 100 mourners gathered Wednesday evening to remember a 3-year-old boy killed by gunfire and to plead to the rest of Kansas City for help in finding out who pulled the trigger Read full article

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Improving Race Relations Will Relieve Tension Between Community and Law Enforcement

Improving Race Relations Will Relieve Tension Between Community and Law Enforcement

The Baltimore riots following Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody have highlighted the sometimes tense relationships between police and African Americans. Click here to read more

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AdHoc Canvasses Neighborhood to break the Silence

AdHoc Canvasses Neighborhood to break the Silence

DeQuai Wilson of Independence had good reason to don a red Jackson County COMBAT T-shirt and take part in its anti-crime canvassing effort in the Ruskin area of south Kansas City on Thursday.  Click Here to Read More

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AdHoc offers reward to catch shooter

AdHoc offers reward to catch shooter

When detectives came to knock on her door, she knew her 49-year-old son, Steven Sawyer, was dead.  Click Here to Read More

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Good Role Models in the home and community saves lives

Good Role Models in the home and community saves lives

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police and the community have been fighting the uphill battle to try to keep at-risk youth out of prison and off the streets. Click Here to Read More

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