Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage


TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2019

The Recognition Ceremony for the second 100 Honorees whose memorial plaques will be placed on the Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage Memorial Wall located at the Leon M. Jordan Memorial Park, 31st & Benton Boulevard, Kansas City, Missouri, will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Citizens, officials and the media are invited to celebrate this occasion.

Monument to Freedom Justice and Courage Recognition Ceremony
Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00AM
Leon M. Jordan Memorial Park
31st St. & Benton Boulevard
Kansas City, Missouri
Guest Presenters and Speakers will be announced prior to the Ceremony

The Groundbreaking Ceremony and installation of the memorial plaques for the first 100 Honorees was held in June 2018.  Each year through 2028, the names of 100 individuals will be added to the Freedom Wall as directed by the Jackson County Freedom Wall Commission.

Community members are encouraged to submit nominations for this year’s Honorees based on eligibility and criteria requirements set by the Commission. Criteria, submission details and nomination forms can be found on the Monument Recognition Criteria page.  The nomination deadline for the second 100 Honorees is Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 4:30PM.

For additional information, contact Kay Jenkins, Second District Legislative Aide, at or at (816) 881-3163.

LJ_groundbreaking1Groundbreaking for the Monument to Freedom, Justice & Courage.


Ribbon cutting for the Monument To Freedom, Justice And Courage.