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.

University of Missouri Extension Hosts Local Events

Sep 12, 2016
http://extension.missouri.edu/

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
http://www.lsosm.org/

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.

http://www.springfieldbar.com/

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.

Looking Forward With Springfield Public Schools

Aug 22, 2016
http://www.springfieldpublicschoolsmo.org/pages/SPSMO/News/Jungmann_named

This week host Lisa Langley speaks with Springfield Public Schools superintendent Dr. John Jungman. Dr. Jungmann will be starting his third year as superintendent of the largest fully accredited school district in the state of Missouri.

Listen in as topics such as where Springfield public schools have been and where they are going are discussed. Also discussed is some curriculum changes that will shortly be implemented.

University of Missouri Extension: Noel Project

Aug 15, 2016
http://southwestregionnewsservice.blogspot.com/

  

 This week on Making Democracy Work host Leslie Carrier speaks with University of Missouri Extension Civic Communications Specialist David Burton.

Listen in as they discuss the Noel Project - a service provided to immigrant populations in southwest Missouri. 

Some of the services include grocery store tours, nutrition classes, and community gardens.

Find out more at the University of Missouri Extension website.

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