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.

Courtesy of Jason Ray/Executive Director of Southwest Missouri Council of Governments.

For the month of February on Making Democracy Work, we continue our series focusing on the upcoming 2020 Census.  

Today’s discussion looks at the how the Census count affects political districting, and explores such an example from the 2010 Census count costing St. Louis a U.S. House Senate seat.

Host Linda Regan speaks with guest Jason Ray, Executive Director of Southwest Missouri Council of Governments.

 

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For the month of February on Making Democracy Work, we continue our series focusing on the upcoming 2020 Census.  

Today’s discussion looks at the Census roll out including how citizens are notified and completion deadlines.  Additionally, we explore why the Complete Count benefits everyone, particularly related to how money is delegated according to the census count.

Host Hue Ping Chin speaks with guest is Karen Best, State Complete Count Census Count Commission Chair.

 

U.S. Census Bureau

For the month of February, we begin our series focusing on the upcoming 2020 Census.   

Today’s discussion is the first of four pieces, which explores the undercounted populations in Southwest Missouri. We’ll look at what groups are considered undercounted, the importance of including these populations in the Census, and what efforts are being done to reach out to these populations this year.

Host Lynn Howerton speaks with guest is Heather Hardinger, with the Taney County Partnership,

 

Courtesy of Mary Kromrey-Executive Director of Ozark Greenways

This week on Making Democracy Work, we wrap up our series that dives deeper into individual aspects of the 2019 Springfield-Greene County focus report.  Today's discussion explores Red Flags and Blue Ribbons looking at recreation and green spaces.

Host Linda Regan speaks with Mary Kromrey, executive director of Ozarks Greenways.

Springfield Police Department

This week on Making Democracy Work, we continue our ongoing series looking deeper into individual aspects of the 2019 Springfield-Greene County focus report.  Todays’ discussion explores Red Flags and Blue Ribbons related to public safety.

Host Leslie Carrier speaks with Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams. 

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