Making Democracy Work

Monday, 9:30 a.m.

The League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri brings you this weekly program, which covers a variety of topics related to the Ozarks and democracy.

Greg Burris
Submitted Photo / City of Springfield

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Lisa Langley talks with Springfield City Manager, Greg Burris, whose is resigning at the end of the month.

Today’s discussion reflects on Burris’ legacy in office, as well as a glimpse forward into his next  role in civic engagement.

Courtesy of Drury University

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Leslie Carrie talks with Katie Gilbert, who recently began her position as field representative for the Missouri Humanities Council.  Gilbert is also associate professor of literature at Drury University.

Today’s discussion focuses on the role of the Humanities Council, and programs Gilbert is involved in with her new position.

Andrea Sitzes

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Leslie Carrie talks with executive director of Show Me Christian County, Andrea Sitzes.

Today’s discussions talks about the formation of this newly established economic development organization, and upcoming goals for the next year for  Christian County.

Learn more at: andrea@showmechristiancounty.com

Ozark Greenways

In this segment of Making Democracy Work, Debbie Good talks with Dawn Gardner, board secretary of Ozark Greenways, about the organization and what it does. 

Theresa Bettmann / KSMU

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Ilga Vise talks with executive director of OACAC, Carl Rosenkranz.

Today’s discussion explores the history of OACAC, and services available to help give people in poverty to have a “hand up.”

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