Segment 1: Daycare Deserts
Pre-kindergarten has been on the mind of Kansas City-area parents, but the conversation is also extending to care from birth onward. In this conversation, we hear about the struggles parents face in finding and affording childcare, as well as what's being done about it both locally and nationwide.
- Jovanna Rohs, Director of Early Learning and Head Start, Mid-America Regional Council
- Katie Hamm, Vice President for Early Childhood Policy, Center for American Progress
Segment 2, beginning at 37:59: Allison Gliesman
Kansas City band Mess is making a splash with its debut album, Learning How to Talk, which tells the story of a complicated relationship from two points of view. We take a listen with the lead vocalist.
- Allison Gliesman, lead singer for Mess