DEBATE – Kansas City
DEBATE-Kansas City is an Urban Debate League that provides middle and high school students debate workshops & tournaments, scholarships, resources, mentoring and general team support. Research confirms that debate is an effective pedagogical tool to increase academic achievement, leadership, and self-image. The DKC has impacted thousands of students, educators and community members in this way. Yonke Law is a proud sponsor of DKC in providing students debate resources and opportunities that lead to students achieving academic success and leadership roles both in high school and beyond.
Learn more and get involved at debatekansascity.org.
Third & Long Foundation
Our very own Mike Yonke and Charlie Regan are proud participating board members of the Derrick Thomas / Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. Through social, cultural, and educational activities and programs, the Third and Long Foundation helps 9 to 13 year old urban children succeed in school and in the outside world. Through mentorships, scholarships and a reading club, the Foundation is aimed at helping children avoid the societal issues of poverty, unemployment, and poor health that often times plague illiterate adults.
Learn more and get involved at thirdandlong.org.
Veterans Community Project
The Veterans Community Project is dedicated to supporting every man and woman who took the oath for our country. They are determined to make a difference in the lives of homeless Veterans, a task accomplished by the community for the community. In Kansas City and with the help of the VFW Family Freedom Festival they are building a specialized community of tiny-homes and onsite services to provide housing stability and address the underlying cause of the Veteran’s homelessness. Yonke Law proudly supports this effort with both time and financial resources.
Learn more and get involved at veteranscommunityproject.org.
At Yonke Law we take our results very seriously. We wear them as a reminder to honor your case. Our memberships and awards include:
With more than 20 years of experience fighting for your rights, Yonke Law has been featured on many fine stations and media outlets including:
Michael Yonke proudly carries on the legacy of his father, the late Albert J. Yonke, known as one of the top practitioners of labor law in Missouri and Kansas, in advocating for the working class and the underdogs of Kansas City.