Anuncios de COHO

A blog for the Coalition of Hispanic Organizations, a membership group based in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

Friday, October 27, 2006

November COHO meeting in KCMO


The November meeting will be held at Tony Aguirre Community Center, 2050 West Pennway, KCMO at 8am, next Friday, November 3, 2006.

Our invited presenter will UMKC Chancellor Guy Bailey - he will discuss initiatives that UMKC is pursuing that affect our local Latino community.

Haz una click to view the agenda, which includes committee reports, as well as last months meeting minutes.

Want to be a member of COHO, just download our membership application You can print and send a check to the address on the application or print and check box that asks us to invoice you and then mail to us. That's all you gotta do, ok?

Hasta el viernes, see you on Friday!

Friday, October 20, 2006

"Mojados: Through the Night:"

There will be a screening of the documentary "Mojados: Through the Night"at the Maple Woods Campus Center room 132 A-B on Monday Oct.23rd from 6:00-8:00. Tommy Davis, the director of the film, will be present to lead the discussion and answer questions following the documentary.

This event is free and open to students and the community. Complementary refreshments will also be served. More information about the film can be found at

Monday, October 09, 2006

This Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in November in Kansas City, MO

October 11th is the deadline to register to vote in the November election. Below is the link to the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners. On that site, you will find a list of places to register to vote in KCMO.

Please encourage anyone you know who may not be registered or has moved here and needs to transfer their address, so that they can do it today or tomorrow to be eligible to vote in November here in KCMO.

The Missouri lawsuit on Voter ID was argued in the Missouri Supreme Court this week. A decision is expected any day. As the law stands today, Missouri will not need a photo id to vote in November. For more info, contact the KCEB at 816/842-4820 or haz una click at Kansas City Election Board Registration Information...

Kansas Voter Information from the KS Secretary of State website

Kansas elections are conducted by the counties with oversight by the Secretary of State's office. Voter registration application (español) forms must be submitted to the county election officer where the applicant lives. The deadline to register to vote is the fifteenth day before any election.

Counties are required to post a Voter Rights and Responsibilities poster (español) and Notice to Voters (español) at each polling place on Election Day. Each county maintains a list of registered voters, and the secretary of state maintains a statewide list.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

October agenda

The scheduled presentations for tomorrow's COHO meeting have changed! The meeting will be held at the Argentine Community Center, 2810 Metropolitan Avenue, KCK 66109 from 8am - 9:30am.

The agenda can be accessed by clicking aqui

We are pleased to have the following presenters scheduled tomorrow morning. Alicia Diaz, Board Chair of the National Latina Health Network; Mr. Gettys, Boy Scouts of America; and Pat MacDonald, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.

Other announcements:

Kansas City Missouri School District Adult Basic Education Advisory Board. The ABE program serves as an umbrella program for a variety of educational services provide to adults and youth 16 years and older.

Westside CAN Center web site has now been launched. The site address is:

Chief Corwin, Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, is hosting fourChief's Town Hall Meetings in the month of November. (All meetings will be held at 7pm) The meeting topics include: A Blue Print for the Future and Making a Good Department Great, KCPD Efficiency Study (formerly known as the Berkshire Report)
Meeting Locations:
Tuesday, November 7, 2006
Baptiste Day School, 5401 E. 103rd
Thursday, November 9, 2006
St. Paul's School of Theology, 5123 E. Truman
Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Northland Neighborhoods Inc., 5312 NE Chouteau Trafficway
Thursday, November 16, 2006
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 11 W. 40th

Taste of the Westside – to be held in conjunction with Bi-NationalHealth Week at the Guadalupe Center, 1015 Avenida Cesar Chavez on Sunday 10/8/06 from 1pm – 4pm

MANA de Kansas City Presents -- Saturday, October 21, 2006
¡Adelante Mujer! A Regional Latina Symposium & 25th Anniversary Celebration
Radisson Hotel & Suites City Center; 1301 Wyandotte St; Kansas City, MO

Hasta tomorrow!