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.

Justin Burnett has spent the last year and a half explaining himself, a lot. Listen in as host Lisa Langley speaks with Burnett following his resignation from the Springfield City Council. They cover topics such as Burnett's time on the council, the controversy that followed, and how he learned to compromise with others on issues facing the council.

This week on Making Democracy Work host Ilga Vise Speaks with Brandy Bartel, Executive Director of the Victim Center. The Victim Center provides services to those who are victims of domestic violence in the Southwest Missouri area.

University of Missouri Extension Hosts Local Events

Sep 12, 2016

This week host Leslie Carrier speaks with David Burton, Civic Communications Specialist with the University of Missouri Extension. Listen in as they discuss where the University of Missouri Extension came from, and a quick history of the program. They'll discuss funding for the program and the variety of programs offered by the University of Missouri Extension.

The University of Missouri Extension hosts many local events. Some of these include the Oral History Festival, September 17, 2016, and the Salute to Century Farms, September 26, 2016.

Legal Services for Southern Missouri

Sep 5, 2016

This week on Making Democracy Work host Lois Zerrer speaks with guests Dan Wichmer and Sharon Alexander of Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM). Dan Wichmer is the Executive Director and Sharon Alexander is the Director of Development for LSSM.

Legal Services of Southern Missouri (LSSM) is a private, not-for-profit corporation, serving 43 counties across Southern Missouri, which focuses in non-criminal cases. LSSM maintains offices in: Springfield, Cape Girardeau, Charleston, Rolla, and West Plains.

This week host Leslie Carrier speaks with Crista Hogan, Executive Director of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association. Listen in as Hogan explains a short history of the bar association and upcoming events namely the mini law school.