On May 8th, host Elyse Max speaks with Ed Hundley, the Founder/Executive Director/President of KODI, “Keeping our Destiny Intact”, a local non-profit in Kansas and Missouri dedicated to restoring families, providing guidance for at-risk youth, and aiding the transitional process of those being released back into society.  Elyse will talk with Ed Hundley about his own reentry journey, which inspired him to develop programs focused on mentoring and workforce development to assist others reentering society after incarceration. You can learn more about KODI at:

At KODI, wellbeing is at the forefront of what they are working together to achieve. Their programs and activities are designed to be a catalyst that helps the community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. Learn more about the positive impact KODI has in bringing about positive change.

We will play the calendar at the midpoint of our hour.  Then, host Melvin Merritt spoke with Lora McDonald, Executive Director of More² about their activities. Lora McDonald says at More², a not for profit, every single day presents a new challenge.

Metro Organization for Racial and Economic Equity is a faith-based organizing group that trains and develops ordinary Kansas City area faith leaders to do extraordinary things to shape public policies and change their communities. They are a membership organization with faith institutions and individuals making up the membership.

They are one of the most recognizable social justice organizations in the metro.


Stay tuned to learn of their endeavors and what you can do to be involved.


On Jaws of Justice, we examine how to find justice in our society.  Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.



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