Seg 1: Downtown Homeless Shelter Closing | Seg 2: Politics & Love | KCUR

Seg 1: Downtown Homeless Shelter Closing | Seg 2: Politics & Love

Mar 3, 2020

Segment 1: A lack of funds will soon lead to the closing of a 90-bed emergency shelter for single adults in Kansas City, Missouri.

More than just a place to sleep, the reStart shelter on East Ninth Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, is open 24 hours a day and provides the needed ancillary services to transition a person to permanent housing. We learned what the organization is doing for clients currently living there, the impact the closing will have on them and how reStart wound up running out of money in the first place.

  • Stephanie Boyer, CEO of reStart

Segment 2, beginning at 28:26: Trying to overcome political differences for romance's sake may not be worth your time.

It was the Roman poet Virgil who wrote, "love conquers all things," but he may be proven wrong when it comes to party affiliation, ideology or the candidate one supports. So why would anyone date a person who is their political opposite?