Thursday at 9:00 am

Cowtown Conversations

Cowtown Conversations is a weekly public affairs show where we discuss various social, political and everyday topics that impact our lives as resident’s of the Metropolitan Kansas City Area.

Upcoming episodes

Conversation with Missouri State Representative Brandon Ellington on the 2018 Missouri Legislative session June 21, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will have a discussion with Missouri State Representative Brandon Ellington and he was give us a wrap up on the 2018 Missouri Legislative session.


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Recent episodes

Conversation with Truman Medical Centers on How Battlefield Medicine Techniques can save lives in Kansas City
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June 14, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will have a discussion with Emergency Room Nurses Andrea Hawk, MAEd, BSN, RN and Mickie Keeling, BSN, RN of Truman Medical Center on How Battlefield Medicine Techniques are saving lives in Kansas City. This presentation was a part of the 2018 Gun Violence Summit, held in Kansas City.


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Conversation With Carl Boyd, Educator, Author and Community Activist
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June 7, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will have a discussion with Mr. Carl Boyd, Author, Educator and Community Activist about events occuring in Kansas City, Mo.


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Discussion on KCPS Board Redistricting Process
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May 31, 2018 | 9:00 am

Section 162.492 of the Missouri Revised Statutes mandates that the Kansas City Public School Board be reduced from nine members to seven. The Statute further establishes that the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners shall serve as the Redistricting Commission. The reduction in number and the corresponding redistricting process must be completed before November 1, 2018.

Next Meeting on Redistricting Process will be held:

6:30 p.m. Monday, June 4 at Manual Career & Technical Center, 1215 E. Truman Rd., Kansas City, MO

Visit www.kceb.org for more information about the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners.


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Conversation about opioid and opioid addiction with Dr. Doug Burgess of Truman Medical Center
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May 24, 2018 | 9:00 am

Opioid abuse, addiction, and overdoses are serious public health problems in the United States. Join us as we have a conversation with Dr. Doug Burgess of Truman Medical Center. Dr. Burgess runs the Recovery Health Services Program at Truman Medical Center for people who have a dual diagnosis of mental health disorders and addiction.


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Conversation on Race and diversity in Kansas City with Dr. Seth Hunter of Communities Creating Opportunities
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May 17, 2018 | 9:00 am

A discussion on race and diversity in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area with Dr. Seth Hunter, Director of Communities Creating Opportunities or CCO.


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Conversation with representatives from Kansas City Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation or KC CASE
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May 10, 2018 | 9:00 am

Kansas City Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation
KC CASE’s has been convened for the purpose of abolishing commercial sexual exploitation in Kansas City. We believe this goal is possible in the same way that other pervasive and socially acceptable issues have been transformed in the past, such as smoking, drunk driving, domestic violence, and racial segregation.


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Conversation with Community Action Agency formerly United Services Community Action Agency
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May 3, 2018 | 9:00 am

United Services Community Action Agency (USCAA) is a private non-profit; incorporated in December 1978 to serve the low-income citizens of Jackson, Clay, and Platte counties in Missouri. USCAA provides both emergency and long-term answers to the poverty conditions that affect our citizens. Programs target our youth, ''at-risk'' teens, the elderly, as well as those struggling families and individuals who wish for improved employment, education, and housing opportunities. Community programs seek to impact local poverty issues that are systematic in nature.


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Saving Money with Mrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations
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April 26, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will end out Money Smart Month Conversations as we started with Mrs. Marilyn Chappell of Exceeds Expectations and we will be discussing ways to save money.


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Alternatives to Payday Loans with Becky Gripp of NextStepKC
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April 19, 2018 | 9:00 am

We will be having a Money Smart Conversation with Ms. Becky Gripp of Next Step KC about the Small Dollar Loan Fund, an alternative to high interest payday loans. The Small Dollar Loan program is a practical alternative to payday lending which can result in high service charges and cost more than the actual payday loan itself


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Conversation with Mr. Richard March, Producing Manager Mortgage Market #499597, BMO Harris Bank and Mrs. Venita Fain-Siffre of Chartwell Realty
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April 12, 2018 | 9:00 am

Join us as we talk with Mr. Richard March, Producing Manager Mortgage Market, NMLS#499597, BMO Harris Bank and Mrs. Venita Fain-Siffre of Chartwell Realty about How to Find and Finance your First Home.


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Programmer
Joseph Jackson | Email me | Facebook | Twitter

Joseph Jackson is a veteran of the United States Air Force and former member of the Kansas City Missouri School Board and Treasurer for the Kansas City Public Schools. He is a community advocate and former neighborhood President of Santa Fe Area Council and member of the Kansas City Neighborhood Advisory Council. He enjoys movies and reading.
Favorite Quote Information is knowledge and knowledge is the key that will open any door.


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