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This special series explored the history and impact of the most distinct lines in Kansas City: Troost Avenue, the State Line, the Wyandotte-Johnson county line, and the Missouri River.

KCUR Is Coming Soon To A Neighborhood Near You

KCUR wants to turn the tables and listen to listeners for a change.

But we’ll need your help.

We want feedback from community members to drive our content as we examine how geographic borders affect our daily lives in Kansas City in our yearlong “Beyond Our Borders” project.

We’re looking for partners to help us host community listening sessions that we’re conducting to help us reach Kansas Citians on their own turf.

HOW TO CONTRIBUTE: If you’re interested in KCUR coming to your neighborhood for one of these forums, please contact Ron Jones, KCUR’s community engagement director, at 816-235-1551 or email him at ron@kcur.org. You also can tweet us at @KCUR with the #KCBordershashtag.  

Members of the 49/63 Neighborhood, which straddles the Troost Corridor in Kansas City, hosted our first community listening session on March 25 at Rockhurst University.  

See a slideshow of photos from the discussion above.

During the session, we asked the neighbors: What matters to your community?

Tune into talk show Central Standard  at 10 a.m. Tuesday to hear the president of 49/63 give a recap of neighbors’ concerns. Listen live at kcur.org

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