January 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pierson Auditorium
5000 Holmes St
Kansas City, MO 64110


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Featuring special guest panel:


Sarah Jane Glynn
Director, Women’s Economic Policy
Center for American Progress


Dr. Deborah Smith
Director of Family Studies Program
Department Chair of Sociology at UMKC


Ile Haggins
Coordinator of Field Education
UMKC School of Social Work


Jill Katz
Family Law Practitioner
Jill M Katz LLC


Featuring interviews with:
Natasha Kirsch
Single mother of two


Micah Horton 
Married father of two 


Michelle Comtois 
Married mother of three
Zakk Hoyt
Single father of two



Moderated by
Jolie Justus
City of Kansas City, Missouri


With roving reporting by 
Nick Haines of KCPT



This event was made possible by the generous support of:

‎McLarney Family Foundation in Honor of Councilwoman Jolie Justus

Martha Jane Phillips Starr Field of Interest Fund at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation