Sharon Lockhart and Amy Bell, producers of Every Woman heard on KKFI at 3 p.m. every Saturday, join Mary Mosley, the Missouri lobbyist for NOW, in a discussion on the current state of women’s rights, a historic perspective, and what still needs to be achieved.

On this week’s edition of Arts Magazine, Kristen Sullivan (Director) and Ginger Birch (Della) from the Summit Theatre will join us and talk about their holiday production The Gifts Of The Magi.

Then, Jennifer Owen (Artistic Director) of the Owen/Cox Dance Group will be with us. Owen/Cox is presenting their holiday classic The Nutcracker And The Mouse King.

Tune in for all this, plus a brand-new installment of Russ SimmonsFreeze Frame!

Voices of The People’s Thanksgiving Dinner and More

Richard Tripp talks with Brandon Ellington about the Voice’s Of The People’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner (the day before Thanksgiving) and give away. Learn what you can do to donate and/or volunteer to help set up the dinner and give away. We will also have information other dinners that will be available on Thanksgiving Day. If you know of other such events please post them to the Jaws of Justice Radio Face Book page or call in during the show to 816-931-5534. We will do our best to announce as many as possible and add them to our FB page as well.

For years Richard Tripp through his organization Care of Poor People has been providing a meal and winter survival needs for the poor and Homeless of Kansas City. This will be the 1st time in over 30 years the C.O.P.P. Winter Survival event will not happen. Richard asks that you give your donations of clothing, coats, blankets and hygiene items to V.O.T.P. or other organization helping the poor and homeless.

Talking Recovery With a Young Person

Liz Henry is back with Recovery Talk and this time she is talking with Stacy Busch, a young woman recovering from addiction. What is it like to have the peer pressure that young people have and try to break from destructive behavior and addiction?

JoJR Calendar for November 24th

Center of Grace Church
520 S Harrison, Olathe, KS
Has a community dinner and clothes give away every Wednesday and Thursday {except Thanksgiving}
To find out times for dinner and giveaway as well as information on Community Health Screenings call them at 913-764-1353

On Wednesday, November 26th, Voices Of The People, will be handing out winter materials for Kansas City’s poor and homeless. if you have winter clothing, coats, hats, gloves, blankets or hygiene products to give to the poor you can drop them off at the Brush Creek Community Center at 3801 Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd, daily beginning Monday, November 24th between 10am and 6pm. Donations will be accepted up to and during the Community Thanksgiving dinner from 4-6 pm Wednesday, November 26th at the Brush Creek Community Center.
You can share the holiday spirit at the first ever Synergy Run For Toys 5k Run/Walk, December 6th, 10 AM, at the English Landing Park, 8701 Clark Ave, in Parkville, MO. There will be t-shirts and prizes. Synergy provides programs including crisis hotlines, emergency shelter, transitional housing, therapeutic services, advocacy, mentoring and violence prevention programs to assist individuals and families with immediate respite from violence and homelessness. To find out about the registration fee or to register for the Run or Walk check out them out at http://runfortoys.org/
The First Statewide Missouri Recovery Support Conference, December 8 & 9, Will be held at the University of Central Missouri, Elliott Union, Warrensburg, Missouri. This two-day conference is being sponsored by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, and an alliance of grassroots, faith-based and community-based organizations that are providing recovery supports in Missouri. For more information contact Missouri Recovery Network at http://morecovery.org/ or call them at 573-634-1029.

Russ and Susan find common ground on this film about the dystopian future.

Russ covers the latest in the wildly popular YA sci-fi movie series starring Jennifer Lawrence.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1
Episode date : November 21, 2014
On Freeze Frame

Mickey Huff, Director of Project Censored, joins the program to speak about their annual list of the 25 most censored news stories in the corporate media, specifically the environmental issues.



Project Censored
Episode date : November 24, 2014
On EcoRadio KC

This week on Arts Magazine, Michael Hogge welcomes Olathe Civic Theatre to the studio to talk about their play, The Best Man, a political thriller.

Next up, actors Tony Pulford and Lexi Morris will speak with us about the Coterie Theatre production of Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. Join us for all this, plus another edition of Russ Simmons’ Freeze Frame, right here on 90.1 FM KKFI, YOUR community radio station!

Reprise of Veteran’s Court Show fro 2011

We replay an interview host Melvin Merritt conducted in December of 2011 with George Johnson about Kansas City’s Veterans Court. He talks about the purpose of the court, programs and assistance offered as a divergence for incarceration.

ACLU Releases A Know Your Rights App for Android

Host Jessica Thomas talks with of the Missouri ACLU about their new Android App.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri launched a smart phone app called the ACLU of Missouri Mobile Justice app — an empowerment tool for those who feel their civil rights are being violated by law enforcement officers.
The Android app, which can be downloaded for free through the ACLU of Missouri website, has three main functions and Know Your Rights information. Record allows citizens to capture exchanges between police officers and themselves or other community members in audio and video files that are automatically sent to the ACLU of Missouri. Witness sends out an alert when someone is stopped by police so that community members can move toward the location and document the interaction. Report gives the app user the option to complete an incident report and send it directly to the ACLU of Missouri for review. Know Your Rights provides an overview of what rights protect you when you are stopped by law enforcement officers.

For More information you can contact:
Sarah K. Rossi, Director of Advocacy and Policy
ACLU of Missouri

The JoJR Calendar for November 17th
Missouri State Representative Brandon Ellington is holding his 3rd Annual Local Celebrity Charity Basketball Game to Feed the Homeless, Wednesday, November 19th, at the De Lasalle Education Center, 3737 Troost Ave, KCMO. Pregame activities are from 5-6 pm and the game is from 6-7:30 pm. Admission is 4 canned goods, a Turkey, or lightly used coats, hats, gloves or childrens toys.
The donations gathered at the Game will be shared with those in need at the Voices Of The People, 8th Annual, Community Thanksgiving Dinner to be held at the Brush Creek Community Center, 3801 Emmanuel Cleaver II Blvd, KCMO, on Wednesday, November 26th with dinner served from 4-6 pm.
Senator Claire McCaskill urges veterans across Missouri to make their voices heard by participating in her “secret shopper” program that allows them to share timely, confidential feedback about their VA health care visits, and helps strengthen oversight and accountability for VA health care facilities. If you or a veteran you know would like to participate in the Veterans’ Customer Satisfaction Program, visit The Senator’s website McCaskill.senate.gov/VCSP and complete the confidential survey. Responses can be submitted after each health care visit.
The First Statewide Missouri Recovery Support Conference, December 8 & 9, Will be held at the University of Central Missouri, Elliott Union, Warrensburg, Missouri. This two-day conference is being sponsored by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Behavioral Health, and an alliance of grassroots, faith-based and community-based organizations that are providing recovery supports in Missouri. For more information contact Missouri Recovery Network at www.morecovery.org or call them at 573-634-1029.

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