For February 6th, host Richard Mabion and Rich Gutowski continue their discussion of ecological improvement in the lives of inner-city low-income residents.  Afterall, “ecological” means the relation of living beings to one another and to their physical surroundings.

This is black history month.  Richard, Rich and their guest, Aimee Gendusa-English, Project Director, Energy Partnerships Project at the National Community Action Partnership offices in Washington, DC will recognize that thus far, our society has denied blacks opportunities which our dominant white society has more freely accessed.


Richard and Rich realize that treating people less favorably because of their race is a strategy that has failed to assure our mutual planetary existence – perhaps discrimination has not caused climate catastrophe, but the time is now for all hands-on deck to help each other weather the climate extremes.  Humans must learn to live in harmony with the natural rhythms of the earth or perish.

When we began the integration of our society in the 1960’s, community action partnerships, or CAP agencies, were created by our government. Community Action comes out of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s War on Poverty and from the advocacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 created the Community Action Network of national and locally-focused organizations that connect millions of children and families to greater opportunity.

We at EcoRadio KC are glad to encourage awareness and protection of our world.  Our goal is to assure our listeners are aware of how we can create a sustainable present for a sustainable future!

This will be a great radio hour!

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”

Margaret Mead

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