Speaker Date Topic
Alex Martinez Feb 19, 2019
Municipal ID’s in WyCo and What it Means for Our Community
Municipal ID’s in WyCo and What it Means for Our Community

Alex Martinez, Safe and Welcoming Field Organizer, American Civil Liberties Union of Kansas) will present on their efforts to organize support for a Municipal ID program in Wyandotte County, which is a city (or municipal) identification card that can help the immigrant community, the elderly, the homeless, and people re-entering society after incarceration obtain a photo ID that may be used with law enforcement and to access basic services.    

About Alex: Alex Martinez joined the ACLU of Kansas in May of 2018 as the Safe and Welcome Field Organizer. Prior to coming to the ACLU, Alex was a Community Health Worker (CHW) for the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences where he provided direct services to underserved populations through their outreach program, Score 1 for Health. Alex Martinez received a Community Health Worker certificate from MCC Penn Valley in 2015.  Alex is a graduate of the Dental Champions Fellowship from Oral Health Kansas Inc. where he now serves on the Board of Directors.