Sunflower Community Action http://kmuw.org en Workers' Rights Supporters New Addition To Black Arts Festival Parade http://kmuw.org/post/workers-rights-supporters-new-addition-black-arts-festival-parade <p>Immigration reform supporters, unions and social justice groups are joining forces to march for workers' rights this Labor Day weekend.<br><br>The event marks the first time these organizations will participate in Saturday’s unity parade that kicks off the <a href="http://wbafa1.wix.com/wbafa#">45th annual Wichita Black Art’s Festival</a>.<br><br>Sulma Arias is the executive director of <a href="http://sunfloweract.org/">Sunflower Community Action</a> in Wichita, a grass-roots social justice organization.<br> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:01:41 +0000 Carla Eckels 22645 at http://kmuw.org Vigil To Focus On US Deportation Policies http://kmuw.org/post/vigil-focus-us-deportation-policies <p>Opponents of U.S. policies on deportation are holding a vigil Friday afternoon in Wichita for nine people who were detained in Arizona after demanding re-entry from Mexico on humanitarian grounds.<br><br>Among those taking part are relatives of 37-year-old Claudia Amaro, one of the detained.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 12:00:46 +0000 Associated Press 20988 at http://kmuw.org Get Help Making Your House More Energy Efficient http://kmuw.org/post/get-help-making-your-house-more-energy-efficient <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two local groups are partnering in an attempt to reduce Wichita’s energy use and save homeowners money.</span></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Carla Eckels 18455 at http://kmuw.org Get Help Making Your House More Energy Efficient