Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage


Located in Leon M. Jordan Memorial Park, 31st St. & Benton Blvd, Kansas City, Missouri.

    Groundbreaking for the Monument to Freedom,
      Justice and Courage.
    Ribbon cutting for the Monument to Freedom,
     Justice and Courage.
    Ceremony attendees viewing names on the
     Monument to Freedom, Justice and Courage.

The Groundbreaking Ceremony and installation of the memorial plaques for the first 100 Honorees was held in June 2018.  Each year through 2028, additional Honorees will be added to the Monument 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 to Freedom, Justice and Courage Recognition Criteria & Form page.

For more information, contact Kay Jenkins, Aide to Ronald E. Finley,
Second District Legislator, at or (816) 881-3163.