Where are we going? How will we know when we’re there?

We know that societies and cultures change over time.  We have probably all dreamed of traveling through time to the past and wondered at the differences.  Those differences sometimes evolve so slowly, we don’t notice it until after the change has occurred.   When enough people in a society change their ways or change their minds,... Continue Reading →

Faith, Food and Our Future Together

That was the theme for the annual Table of Faiths of the Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council, a signature event that annually brings together several hundred people to visit the booths over some 20+ different faiths practiced in Greater Kansas City and provides a unique interfaith dialogue opportunity.    This post is written by a... Continue Reading →

One World (Autumn 2006)

Multicultural Festivals Cultural Crossroads was a major participant in four multicultural festivals across the metropolitan area. At Grinter House AppleFest, the KCK Lewis & Clark Festival, Independence Heritage Festival, and Southland Multicultural Festival, our volunteers provided multicultural and historical information through dialogue and hands-on activities to over 200 children and adults. Thank you to our... Continue Reading →

One World (Autumn 2005)

South KC Multicultural Festival Longview Community College invited Cultural Crossroads to join in “A Celebrati on of All of Us” – certainly a theme aligned with our own vision. Our “Reading & Rhythm” program of folklore stories and multicultural dances was a great basis for the various performances of dance from different cultures on two... Continue Reading →

One World (Summer 2005)

Magic Carpet Ride  It was a magic carpet ride at “Common Threads – A Celebration of Textiles.” This first-ever event, held on Saturday, April 16, 2005, at the Country Meadows Antique Mall in Independence, focused on how people create textiles and use them for personal protection, decoration, and identification of self and family. As with... Continue Reading →

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