Community Organizations

Interview with Beto Lugo Martinez, Executive Director CleanAirNow- Solidarity for Climate Justice

Beto Lugo-Martinez moved to Kansas City from California a few years ago; he knew he couldn’t leave his years of environmental justice advocacy in the rearview mirror. Seeing the largely Hispanic residents in Wyandotte County – the poorest in the state – with a 20-year shorter life expectancy and higher rates of lung and heart …

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Children of Incarcerated Parents Interview with My’Kole Robinson

This interview with My’Kole Robinson is a follow-up to our last interview with children of incarcerated parents. My’Kole’s mother, OnRea Knox Lewis, was our guest. In this interview, Robinson discusses what it was like for her while her mother was serving a 12-month sentence in a federal correctional institution My’Kole discusses are some of the …

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Children of Incarcerated Parents Interview with OnRea Knox lewis

Cascade Media Group is looking forward to Partnering with the nonprofit organization Children of Incarcerated Parents (COIP) shortly. CMG is producing a new weekly show that will look into parents that have been incarcerated along with the challenges their families have to face day today while their family member does their time. OnRea discusses the …

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The City of Wichita has proposed building a new Community/Recreation Center at the McAdams Park.

The City of Wichita has proposed building a new Community/Recreation Center at the McAdams Park. McAdams Park is located in northeast Wichita, in the city’s first district. In 1966, it was renamed in honor of Emerson McAdams, a long-time recreation employee. District I councilman Brandon Johnson said that history would not be forgotten or overlooked. …

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What’s Up Wichita Interviews Fran Jackson.

: Today we are with Fran Jackson of the Wichita African American Council of Elders, an organization dedicated to the promotion of African American history and heritage, helping African Americans youth in education and improving economic opportunities for African American families. Councilwoman Jackson talks about the history of the Council, her thoughts on improving the …

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