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Ancel to Speak at KCKCC for Women’s History Month

Kelly Rogge
Public Information Supervisor
krogge@kckcc.edu
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Judy Ancel is the featured speaker at Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Women’s History Month program.

Judy Ancel is the featured speaker at Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Women’s History Month program.

“Dangerous and Unladylike: The Women Who Made History is from noon to 1 p.m. March 23 in Room 2325 on the KCKCC Main Campus, 7250 State Ave. The event, which is free and open to the public, is hosted by Women and Gender Advocacy Services of the KCKCC Counseling and Advocacy Center, the KCKCC Intercultural Center, the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Division and the American Association of University Women.

During the program, attendees will learn about seven women who made history, yet are likely not found in any history books.

Ancel is the director of worker education and labor studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where she works to provide training and educational opportunities for union members as well as the public. In addition, she has taught history and politics at the post-secondary level and has been a union activist and organizer in both the American Federation of Teachers and the United Steelworkers. Currently, she coordinates The Heartland Labor Forum, a weekly radio show on KKFI-90.1 FM in Kansas City. It is the only program in the metropolitan area dedicated to the work place and serves to educate the community about labor struggles, organizing and the economy.

Ancel is also the founder and organizing co-chair of Kansas City Jobs with Justice, is president of the board of directors of the Cross Border Network for Justice and Solidarity and is active in the United Association of Labor Education.

For more information about the program, contact Jennifer Gieschen, coordinator of Women & Gender Advocacy, at 913-288-7193.

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