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 Paula Rector-MSU Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Hue-Ping Chin speaks with Paula Rector, with the Department of Criminology at Missouri State University.

Today’s discussion focuses on the support systems in place including shelter and wrap around services for those experiencing domestic violence. 

Courtesy of Samuel Knox

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Hue-Ping Chin speaks with Samuel Knox, executive director of Minorities in Small Business.

Today’s discussion talks about the ongoing mission of support for women and minorities in small business, through advocacy, capacity building and networking.

Theresa Bettmann / KSMU

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Linda Regan talks with Mike Kromrey, executive director of Watershed Committee of the Ozarks.

Today’s discussion talks about the mission of maintaining clean water through education and community partnerships.

Courtesy of the City of Battlefield

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Debbie Good talks with Debra Hickey, Mayor for the City of Battlefield.

Today’s discussion explores why the City chose to become “Autism Friendly” and what it means for their community.

Courtesy of MU

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Maggie Castrey speaks with Sandra Davidson, professor of  communications law at the school of Journalism, University of Missouri School of Law at Columbia.

Today’s discussion explores Missouri’s Sunshine Law, as well as current bills proposed in Jefferson City that propose to close  or restrict certain public information if passed.

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