A Passion For Purpose

Building Cities For Our Children

In this candid autobiography that seamlessly incorporates political philosophy, the life story of Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James is told in a fast-paced, entertaining, informative, and authentic style.


Words to live by

A Passion For Purpose serves not just as the title of this revealing and perceptive book, but also as the mantra by which Sly James based his tenure as mayor–and his life.