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City Year Kansas City – Idealist Gala Awards

City Year Kansas City’s annual Idealist Gala was held on April 17th at Studio Dan Meiners in celebration of its students, AmeriCorps members, and community members who challenge cynicism, and inspire others into action. The 15 honorees were recognized for valuing racial and social justice and making a difference in the life of one person, an organization, or a community.

Stanley Taylor with Dr. Robin Henderson
(Front row) Kim Shwaller, Dr. Rebecca Marcum Parker, Laura Jones, Pastor Cheryl Jefferson Bell, Mitch Holthus, Michelle Niedens, and Max Lopez (back row) Jeff Maher, David Bock, Christy Turner, Kara Koenig, Anna Simpson, Ron Helmer, and Marny and John Sherman, honorees
Bari Anue and Deleecea Hill
Lit in red and yellow, the KC Wheel showed City Year Kansas City’s colors

Featured in the June 15, 2024 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Caleb Sommerville