Gage Park is one of our state capital’s oldest and largest public green spaces, with more than a million visitors each year. Until recently, it hasn’t had many trails to safely get people from one part to another, whether by foot, wheelchair, or bike. But that is changing.
We are proud to announce the Advocacy Fellowship Class of 2018. Over the coming year, this multi-sector class of 15 nonprofit leaders from across Kansas will further improve their advocacy skills, with a special emphasis on civil discourse and finding common ground to address issues of public concern.
Among those feature in the 2017-2018 Speaker Series: Eric Liu of Citizen University and of the Aspen Institute's Citizenship and American Identity Program as well as Carolyn Lukensmeyer, author and executive director of the National Institute for Civil Discourse.
The four tribes in Kansas came together five years ago—for the first time in collective memory—to work on ways to improve their communities’ health. “It’s very difficult to improve upon all of," our tribes' needs,” said Kickapoo Councilman Russell Bradley. "But by networking resources, we are helping each other find the best path. I think the Tribal Health Summit has helped with that."