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 Yolanda Lorge-President of Grupo Latinoamericano

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Ilga Vise speaks with Yolanda Lorge, president of Grupo Latinoamericano.

Today’s discussion explores the inception of the organization, its main mission, and what culture events it brings to the community.

Grupo Latinoamericano (417) 886-1348

 

Welcoming the Newly Elected President of the NAACP

Mar 3, 2019
Theresa Bettmann / KSMU

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Leslie Carrier speaks with Toni Robinson, newly elected president of the local NAACP.

Today’s discussion explores the incorporation of new ideas and goals along with the longstanding mission of the organization.    

Courtesy of CBCO

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Leslie Carrier speaks with Chris Pilgrim, Media Relations Representative with Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO).

Today’s discussion talks about the program’s 25 year history and mission serving southwest Missouri, and urgent need for blood donations following recent winter weather.

Courtesy of Harlan Hill, AIA

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Ilga Vise speaks with Harlan Hill, director of Building Development Services for the City of Springfield.

Today’s discussion explores Hill’s tenure with the department, and the process for permits and licenses related to ensuring safe building throughout the city.  

Courtesy of Alexis Brown-Executive Director of Clinical Services at JV Community Health Center

This week on Making Democracy Work, host Debbie Good speaks with Alexis Brown, executive director of clinics at Jordan Valley Community Health Center.

Today’s discussion talks about the mission of the clinic as it spans over nine locations in southwest Missouri.  Their mission is providing a variety of medical, dental and mental health services to all members of the community.

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