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 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.

Courtesy of Rhonda Mammen

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Lisa Langley speaks with Rhonda Mammen, director of counseling services at Springfield Public Schools.

Today’s discussion explores growing mental health concerns in area youth and how SPS is partnering with Burrell to address those needs in the school.

Courtesy of Paige Oxendine

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Linda Regan talks with Paige Oxendine, one of the founders of Rosie, a local advocate network of female business leaders and owners in the community.

Today’s discussion explores the growth and changes in this organization since its inception nearly three years ago.

Talking About Domestic Violence

Mar 25, 2019
Courtesy of Paula Rector-MSU Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Hue-Ping Chin talks with Paula Rector, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Missouri State University.

Today’s discussion explores the prevalence of domestic violence in our region as well as ways this problem is being addressed.

Professor Katie Gilbert-Courtesy of Drury University

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Leslie Carrier speaks with Katie Gilbert, associate professor of English literature at Drury University and field representative of the Missouri Humanities Council.

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