KC Pride Fest, Juneteenth Festival, Bon Iver Concert, & SAFE Bar Training
June is anticipated to be one of the biggest outreach months of 2022 with MOCSA
potentially reaching more than 10,000 people in the community at three major events and through
prevention programming. These opportunities help raise awareness about MOCSA’s mission, recruit volunteers, and reach survivors who need services. We will have booths and information available including free stickers and other swag. Donations will also be accepted for MOCSA t-shirts including the new Pride tee – “Proud to support all survivors.”
Kansas City Pride, June 10-12 at Theis Park – MOCSA will be in booth #314 at the festival all
weekend. Additionally, around 50 staff and volunteers will be marching in the Pride Parade from Westport to Theis Park Saturday morning. Learn more at kcpridealliance.org/.
Bon Iver Concert, June 15 at Starlight Theater – MOCSA was selected to partner with Bon Iver on the 2ABillion campaign at their show next Wednesday night. 2 A Billion is a campaign created by Bon Iver to raise support, awareness, and connections to end gender inequality, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. MOCSA will receive a portion of the proceeds from every ticket sold and will have a booth at the concert. Learn more at 2abillion.org.
JuneteenthKC Heritage Festival, June 18 at 18 th & Vine – MOCSA is participating for the first time in the Heritage Festival – an event to celebrate African American pride and culture. Learn more at
SAFE Pride Bar Training – For Pride month MOCSA launched a violence prevention campaign
partnering with LGBTQ+ bars and restaurants. The SAFE program focuses on training bar and restaurant staff to recognize potentially harmful situations and give them the tools to intervene effectively to prevent sexual violence and support survivors. Missie B’s and Gael’s Public House & Sports have already received training this month. Learn more about SAFE at https://mocsa.org/services/safe-training.