UniverCities Exchange, an ongoing collaborative project between UMKC and UMSL, gathers community leadership alongside academic expertise to discuss problems and possible solutions to issues affecting the Kansas City and St. Louis Metro Areas. In this session, the panelists will explore the current state of resource availability and historical events that led to our current issues. We’ll end our discussion on how you can join the creative ways our communities are addressing the problem.
Speakers: Aimee Dunlap, Associate Professor, Dept of Biology, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Max Kaniger, Founder, Kanbe’s Markets
Dina Newman, Director, Center for Neighborhoods, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Erica Williams, Founder and Executive Director, A Red Circle
Moderator: Steve Kraske, Host of Up to Date In Kansas City, on NPR / KCUR-FM and Associate Teaching Professor, Journalism, University of Missouri – Kansas City
Session leads: Nate Addington, Director of Community Engagement and Outreach, UMKC and Patricia Zahn, Director of Community Engagement and Outreach, UMSL