It’s happened. You’ve done it. You’ve taken the most amazing photograph of you and your friends drinking wine at the edge of the Grand Canyon in front of the most perfect sunset, and there is the most perfect bald eagle flying across the frame in the background, and your hair is
There are certain things that life throws at you. Sometimes those things are truly unexpected, and it takes you months to even comprehend the reality of what has happened. Take that anxiety, and turn it into excellence. At work, you get a miracle opportunity to push all that grief aside for eight (more or less) […]
Last week we unveiled the fifth installment of our ‘Kansas City: Made By’ series. In previous portraits we had conversations with people in KC who take the lead at the institutions that make our community so rich (Matthew Naylor of the National World War One Museum and Memorial, Devon Carney of the KC Ballet, and […]
This bright new year may see significant changes to people’s healthcare benefits. President-elect Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and experts think this could mean millions of people losing their health coverage; significant changes to Medicaid; or any number of difficult alternatives. We just don’t know— and that’s scary.
Working for nonprofits over the years, we’ve had the opportunity to meet and learn about folks in a variety of circumstances. The scope of need across our community ranges from housing for homeless women with children to reading tutors for adults, and the list goes on. The need that caught me off guard a few […]
Alvin Sykes has worked with members of Congress and the Department of Justice for decades to pass some of the most sweeping and influential civil rights legislation of the new millennium. He was also the subject of our most recent “Kansas City: Made By” series. After our interview, I had the privilege to listen to […]
The path to the November 8 elections has been an ugly one in so many ways, including a high proportion of negative messaging in its tsunami of TV ads. According to NPR, an estimated 4.4 billion dollars (with a “b!”) will have been spent on TV advertising when the polls close. But how much are […]