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.

A Look Into The Greene County Drug Court

Oct 18, 2017
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This week on Making Democracy Work host Debbie Good speaks with guest Greene County Commissioner Peggy Davis. Listen in as they take a look at Greene County's Drug Court, how it is utilized to rehabilitate offenders, who is able to access it's services, and some statistics regarding the success rates of those who have been a recipient of drug court services. 

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This week on Making Democracy Work, host Lisa Langley speaks with Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams.

Listen in as they discuss how officers are chosen in Springfield, what kind of background checks and training each officer is subjected to, and how Springfield police interact with the community.

Leadership In The Nonprofit Industry

Oct 2, 2017
www.drury.edu/

This week on Making Democracy Work host Crystal Brigman-Mahaney sits down with Dan Prater, Executive Director of Drury's Center for Nonprofit Leadership, to discuss the nonprofit industry, it's impact in our area, and what myths our listeners should dispel.

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This week on Making Democracy Work host Lois Zerrer speaks with Kelly McGowan from the University of Missouri Extension. McGowan is the horticulture educator for Greene County.

Listen in as they discuss how the extension is more than just a place to talk about growing plants. 

For more information on what's happening with the University of Missouri Extension, listeners can visit their website.

League of Women Voters of Southwest Missouri

This week on Making Democracy Work host Ilga Vise speaks with guest Ann Elwell. Elwell is the former president of the League of Women Voters of South-West Missouri.

Listen in as they discuss National Voter Registration Day (September 26, 2017), the founding of The League of Women Voters, and the newly approved voter ID law.

For more information on what will be on your upcoming ballot, check out vote411.org

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