Bob Grove

Bob Grove is a civil rights and climate activist, performer and political organizer. He grew up among northern Missouri farmers where he developed a passion for the rights of people and for healthy environments in which those rights can live. This led to Grove serving as President of the Climate Council of Greater Kansas City.  He is the author of the Sustainable Living presentation series.

Grove earned degrees from the UMKC Conservatory of Music that led to performing locally and abroad, including on NPR and PBS.  He has worked as a sound engineer, written scripts, radio jingles and produced music CDs.  Grove also holds a Masters Degree in English/Journalism from UMKC.

As a political organizer, Grove has co-founded People Power KC, Swing Left KS-03, Legal Observers of Kansas City and the Deportation Defense Legal Network.

Grove produces and hosts episodes of Radio Active Magazine, EcoRadio KC and Thursday Night Special on 90.1 FM, KKFI – Kansas City Community Radio.


Radio Active Magazine

A locally produced program where activist groups in the Kansas City area present interviews, commentary, editorials, and other thought provoking content on a weekly basis.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Tuesday at 6:00pm

Thursday Night Special

Thursday nights are special!

First Thursday: Climate Hour, with Bob Grove, President of Climate Council of Greater Kansas City.

Second Thursday: Shots in the Night radio theatre, producer Bill Pearce.

Third Thursday: Rise Up! produced by the Racial Justice Initiative, including Catina Taylor, Richard Mabion, and Lesley Pories.

Fourth Thursday: River City Chautauqua, produced is Julie Bennett Hume

Fifth Thursday beginning July 31, 2021: From Ark to Microchip;  producer Dwight Frizzell

Note: These programs may be preempted by special presentations.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Thursday at 7:00pm

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EcoRadio KC

EcoRadio KC is a magazine show, including live segments, prerecorded stories, and interviews. The weekly explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life.

Listen live on KKFI
Every Monday at 6:00pm