April 2020

As I write this report we are in the middle of a world turned upside-down. The COVID-19 virus is just beginning to build up steam here in Kansas and deaths are happening as a result of the virus. We here in Kansas are now in a state-wide lockdown starting today.  I [...]

April 20202020-04-14T12:13:08-05:00

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LETTER FROM CHRIS TILDEN In my role as director of Community Health for the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, I work with partners every day to create conditions that improve the health and well-being of Douglas County residents. It’s challenging work, even here in Douglas County. I can only imagine how challenging the job of public [...]

Support the Kyempapu Project2017-01-10T08:42:51-06:00

Understanding Backwards: Lessons from the 1980s farm crisis

By Tom Parker Prior to a panel discussion on the 1980s farm crisis and its implications for the future, a documentary about the crisis was aired for members of the Kansas Farmers Union during their annual convention in early December. For the audience, some of whom lived through the events, it set a [...]

Understanding Backwards: Lessons from the 1980s farm crisis2017-01-10T11:59:28-06:00