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A Conversation with the Elders

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Saturday, February 17, 2024
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Featuring Leon Dixon, Historian, Mathematician, Tutor, Education Advocate and Community Activist
Leon Dixon is one of the founders of Kansas City’s noted W.E.B. DuBois Learning Center, where he helped create and lead the Center’s mathematics and academic tutoring program starting in the early 1970s. A well-versed Black history scholar, Dixon is the author of a book titled, “Future In Our Hand.”

Join Us for insightful and up-front conversations with long-time Kansas City community activists/advocates as they share their perspectives on life, living and “changing the game” so everyone can “play to win.”  Don’t miss this opportunity to see and hear firsthand from this dedicated, civic-minded activist and education advocate on how he turned his passion for math, science and Black history into learning opportunities that would benefit Kansas City youth and their families for more than 50 years.

Talk and Audience Q&A and “Meet & Greet” Reception Following Program

Free to Public – Limited Seating to RSVP, call 816.513.0700 or [email protected]


February 17
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center


Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center
3700 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64130 United States
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