Engageict: Democracy On Tap

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Sinopse

Citizens and voters face monumental choices on issues that will define our future, and there is a great need for broader understanding of how what happens at the polls affects you. That's why, in January of 2016, KMUW launched Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap. These monthly community conversations feature a panel of local experts and topics that touch your daily life. Always at Roxy's Downtown. Always free and open to all. Get your questions answered at the next Engage ICT on Tuesday, January 16. 5:30 p.m. Roxy's Downtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas This month's topic is Crime and Safety, and is the first event in our social health series. We'll discuss crime trends and how to make our community safer for everyone. Appetizers are provided.

Episódios

  • U.S. Senate Candidates Bollier And Marshall Debate Our Democracy On Tap Panel Breaks It Down

    U.S. Senate Candidates Bollier And Marshall Debate; Our Democracy On Tap Panel Breaks It Down

    23/10/2020 Duração: 25min

    The two candidates running for Kansas' U.S. Senate seat met for a debate Thursday night hosted by KMUW and KWCH Channel 12. Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall and Democratic state Sen. Barbara Bollier were asked to share their positions on issues such as the government response to the pandemic; health care and the Affordable Care Act; taxes; and law enforcement. If you missed the live broadcast, you can listen to the full debate at the link above. You can also watch the Digital Democracy on Tap that followed below, where KMUW news director Tom Shine, KWCH anchor Michael Schwanke, AB&C Bilingual Resources marketing and outreach director Claudia Amaro, and ACLU of Kansas communications director Mark McCormick broke down the debate. https://youtu.be/7p-sCSzFRj0

  • 4th Congressional District Candidates Estes And Lombard Debate

    4th Congressional District Candidates Estes And Lombard Debate

    07/10/2020 Duração: 25min

    The two candidates running for Kansas' 4th Congressional District seat met for a debate Tuesday night hosted by KMUW and KWCH Channel 12. Republican Rep. Ron Estes and Democratic candidate Laura Lombard were asked to share their positions on issues such as criminal justice reform, marijuana laws, and, of course, the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it has had on the economy. If you missed the live broadcast, you can listen to the full debate at the link above. You can also watch the Digital Democracy on Tap that followed below, where KMUW news director Tom Shine, KWCH anchor Michael Schwanke, and ACLU communications director Mark McCormick broke down the debate and answered viewers' questions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ht5_cjYhtRY&t

  • The Range: Episode 3, Jan. 31, 2020

    The Range: Episode 3, Jan. 31, 2020

    31/01/2020 Duração: 08min

    On this episode of The Range, we talk to a trade expert about what the new U.S.-China agreement could mean for Wichita and Kansas. Her take: It's all hat, less cattle, as they might say down in Texas (or out in Dodge City).

  • Democracy On Tap: Effective Ways To Reach Your Reps

    Democracy On Tap: Effective Ways To Reach Your Reps

    13/03/2019 Duração: 01h18min

    Your voice matters, but is your message reaching the right ears? On March 12, Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap presented a discussion on effective ways to raise your voice and reach your representatives. Panelists: Janice Bradley, Local Activist Dalton Glasscock , Sedgwick County Republican Party Chairman Jessica Lucas , VP of Watkins Public Strategies Lavonta Williams , Former City Councilmember Here's the audio from the event: Here's the discussion that aired on Facebook Live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Education Funding

    Democracy On Tap: Education Funding

    13/02/2019 Duração: 01h30min

    The Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap mini-series on the 2019 legislative session continued on February 12 at Roxy's Downtown with a discussion focused on education funding. A new governor could mean changes to education funding in Kansas. What implications could these changes have on area schools? We spoke with those who know. Panelists: Cory Gibson , Valley Center Public Schools superintendent Celia Llopis-Jepsen , Kansas News Service reporter Lynn Rogers , Kansas lieutenant governor Susan Willis , Wichita Public Schools chief financial officer

  • Democracy On Tap: Medicaid Expansion

    Democracy On Tap: Medicaid Expansion

    16/01/2019 Duração: 01h27min

    Our mini-series on the 2019 legislative session began on January 15, at the first Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap event of 2019. Our panelists discussed the topic of Medicaid expansion, including where Kansas now stands, how the topic will play out in Topeka and what major health care changes might be in store if expansion is approved. Panelists: Teresa Lovelady , HealthCore Clinic Cindy Samuelson , Kansas Hospital Association Tom Shine , KMUW Sheldon Weisgrau , Alliance for a Healthy Kansas Here's the audio of the event: Here's the discussion that aired on Facebook Live:

  • Democracy On Tap: The Fate Of Century II

    Democracy On Tap: The Fate Of Century II

    12/12/2018 Duração: 01h26min

    On December 11, the Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap mini-series on community building concluded with a conversation on the fate of Century II. Our panelists discussed the future of the iconic building and what's at stake. Panelists: Karla Fazio , Century II Citizens Advisory Committee Mary Beth Jarvis , Century II Citizens Advisory Committee Mitch Southerland , Music Theatre Wichita Larry Weber , Century II Citizens Advisory Committee

  • Democracy On Tap: #Activism

    Democracy On Tap: #Activism

    14/11/2018 Duração: 01h20min

    On November 13, the Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap mini-series on community building continued with a conversation on #Activism. Our panelists discussed social media activism, its trends and effectiveness. Panelists: Shea Blevins Diana Hartman Madeline McCullough Joseph Shepard Here's the audio of the event: Here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook Live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Political Philosophy

    Democracy On Tap: Political Philosophy

    17/10/2018 Duração: 01h37min

    The Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap mini-series on community building kicked off on October 16 at Roxy's Dowtown. The topic of discussion was political philosophy. Panelists: Brandon Johnson, City of Wichita Council Member LaRissa Lawrie, WSU Graduate Student Dr. Heather Ondercin, Assistant Professor of Political Science at WSU Sheryl Wilson, KIPCOR Director Here's the audio of the event: Here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Learning Beyond The Degree

    Democracy On Tap: Learning Beyond The Degree

    17/10/2018 Duração: 01h25min

    On September 11 the Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap education mini-series wrapped up with a discussion on learning beyond the degree. Panelists: Elizabeth Bruncheen-Cartagena, K-State Research and Extension Micala Gingrich-Gaylord, Oxford Senior Living Troy Houtman, City of Wichita Parks & Recreation Kim Moore, Workforce, Professional & Community Education at WSU Here's the audio of the event: Here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook live :

  • Democracy On Tap: Community Roles In Education

    Democracy On Tap: Community Roles In Education

    17/10/2018 Duração: 01h28min

    The Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap mini-series on education continued on August 21 at Roxy's Downtown with a discussion focused on community roles in education. Panelists: Prisca Barnes, Storytime Village, Inc. Janice Hardeman, Katherine Johnson Scholar Sisters Dr. Chad Higgins, Maize USD 266 Superintendent Dr. Alicia Thompson, Wichita Public Schools Superintendent Here's the audio of the event: Here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Early Learning

    Democracy On Tap: Early Learning

    25/07/2018 Duração: 01h16min

    July 24, the Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap education mini-series kicked off with a discussion of early learning. It’s was at Roxy’s Downtown. Panelists: Kathryn Mahoney, Compass Star Montessori Cornelia Stevens, TOP Early Learning Center Teresa Rupp, Child Start Kim McDowell, Wichita State University Here's the audio of the discussion: And here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook Live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Sustainability

    Democracy On Tap: Sustainability

    06/06/2018 Duração: 01h32min

    We’ve talked about climate and energy, and on June 5 the Engage ICT: Democracy on Tap environment mini-series wrapped up with a discussion of Sustainability. We covered what businesses can do to minimize waste, what gardeners are doing to keep our soil healthy, and how you can do your part too. It’s was at Roxy’s Downtown. Panelists: Susan Erlenwein Mike Hastings Misty Cavanaugh Nancy Larson Here's the discussion: Here's the video of the event that aired on Facebook live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Energy

    Democracy On Tap: Energy

    09/05/2018 Duração: 01h23min

    In May, we focused on energy. On May 8 at Roxy's Downtown, we discussed different types of energy generation and what's going on here in Kansas, from wind to solar to nuclear power and everything in between. Panelists: Susan Erlenwein, director of Sedgwick County Department of Environmental Resources Brian Grimmett, energy and environment reporter at KMUW Tammie Rhea, program representative at Westar Energy Zack Pistora, lobbyist for the Kansas Sierra Club Tim Hess, senior manager for natural gas vehicles at Black Hills Energy Here's the discussion: And here's the video that aired on Facebook Live ( Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3 ):

  • Democracy On Tap: Climate Change

    Democracy On Tap: Climate Change

    11/04/2018 Duração: 01h35min

    Our three-part Environment series began on April 10 at Roxy's Downtown with a discussion on Climate Change, from its broad extent to more specific effects on Kansas. Panelists: Rachel Myslivy, Climate + Energy Project Assistant Director Ken Cook, National Weather Service Meteorologist in Charge Susan Erlenwein, Sedgwick County Environmental Resources Mary Knapp, KSU Weather Data Library, Department of Agronomy Christopher Redmond, KSU Weather Data Library, Mesonet Manager Here's the discussion: And here's the video that aired on Facebook live:

  • Democracy On Tap: Public Safety

    Democracy On Tap: Public Safety

    13/03/2018 Duração: 01h35min

    The March Democracy on Tap event was held at Roxy's Downtown on Tuesday, March 13th. The topic: “Public Safety,” the third in our Social Health discussion series. Our expert panel will discussed the fire department, EMS, infrastructure and other public services that contribute to your health and the well-being of our community. Panelists: Chief Snow, Wichita City Fire Department Elora Forshee, Sedgwick County Director of Emergency Communications Scott Hadley, Sedgwick County Director of EMS Ken Cook, Meteorologist in Charge at the National Weather Service Here's the discussion: And here's the video that aired on Facebook live:

  • Engage ICT: Mandating Health

    Engage ICT: Mandating Health

    05/03/2018 Duração: 01h29min

    The February Democracy on Tap event was held at Roxy's Downtown on Tuesday, February 27th. The topic: “Mandating Health,” the second in our Social Health discussion series. Our expert panel explored the laws intended to make our population healthier, from soda taxes, smoking and liquor regulations, to bike paths and everything in between. Panelists: Dr. Elizabeth Ablah, KU School of Medicine Tom Shine, director of news and public affairs at KMUW Becky Tuttle, Health & Wellness Coalition of Wichita Here's the discussion:

  • Engage ICT: Crime  Safety

    Engage ICT: Crime & Safety

    02/02/2018 Duração: 01h29min

    The January Democracy on Tap event was held at Roxy's Downtown on Tuesday, January 30. The topic: Crime & Safety, the first event in our social health series. We discussed crime trends and how to make our community safer for everyone. Our panelists were: Dr. Andi Bannister, interim director of the WSU School of Criminal Justice Matt Johnson Darryl Carrington, WSU community liaison Wichita Police Lt. Wendell Nicholson Here's the discussion:

  • Engage ICT: Volunteerism

    Engage ICT: Volunteerism

    18/12/2017 Duração: 01h27min

    The December Democracy on Tap event was held at Roxy's Downtown on Tuesday, December 12. The topic: Volunteerism. Reporters from KMUW News were on hand to share their experiences with community volunteers and to field questions from the audience. Here's the discussion: Panelists: Stephan Bisaha Carla Eckels Nadya Faulx Deborah Shaar Brian Grimmett