Host Bev Livingston speaks with Janay Reliford-Davis, Founder of Camp CHOICE, Inc, the mission of which is to provide youth life enrichment experiences to benefit spiritual, educational & social well being. Along with life coaching for youth ages 12-24, Camp CHOICE provides “Game of Life” Weekend Adventures. These camps serve middle to high school aged youth through adult life simulations that teach them how to manage responsibilities & challenges, while utilizing their choices as tools for success.



They will discuss students’ present school status, and note that many are behind a couple years from grade levels. This strengthens the pipelines to prisons.  They will also discuss the MO state Bully law making elementary youth felons and more.

Janay Reliford-Davis is a Kansas City native and graduated from Westport High School as a Kauffman Foundation “Project Choice” scholarship recipient. She attained a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Central Missouri State University in 1999 and her Master’s Degree in Social Work Administration from the University of Kansas in 2004. In 2006, Mrs. Reliford-Davis founded Camp CHOICE, Inc.

Mrs. Reliford-Davis also serves as a Resource Connector with the Chestnut Ave. Resource Center, Board Member of Sankofa for Kansas City, Advocate for Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters (MISD) and is a long-time partner with King Elementary School providing student mentorship and parent education.


Next, host Terri Wilke speaks with Latahra Smith of KC Freedom Project about their recent Wrongful Conviction Day Rally.  We stay committed to the idea that discussion about our wrongfully incarcerated can only help improve the system.  No doubt we should prevent and stop crime.  No doubt persons accused of crimes have rights to fair and speedy trial.  No doubt, a fair review of the evidence might change the outcome for some incarcerated person.


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“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”

Calendar for the week of October 4th:

KCMO has an indoor mask mandate in places of public accommodation – for all persons aged five and older, regardless of vaccination status.

If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, you can find a vaccine. See the FAQS at https://www.kcmo.gov/city-hall/departments/health/coronavirus

  • Legal Aid of Western Missouri can provide free legal assistance to low-income and vulnerable Jackson County homeowners who fall behind on their payments and face foreclosure. Interested individuals can call 816-474-6750 to apply.
  • You can find Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense events at org. Open to all, Mothers and others!
  • MON, Oct. 4th, noon, No More Excuses Coalition Meeting at the Mohart Center Auditorium, 3200 Wayne, KCMO.
  • MON, Oct. 4th, 3 PM, Online event. Monday Meets, get to know the Willow Domestic Violence Center. Facebook Live
  • MON, Oct. 4th, 6:45 PM KCCJTF has been meeting via conference call if you would like to join in, you can call 605-313-5573 and when asked for code then enter 454777
  • TUES, Oct. 5th, 5 – 5 PM Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (MADP) and partners will hold execution watches and vigils to oppose the execution of Ernest Johnson at 39th and Troost, Kansas City Chapter MADP. Contact Bob at mailto:[email protected] for more info.
  • THURS, Oct. 7th, 3:30 PM, Ibram X Kendi is speaking at the Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Dr, Lawrence KS. His talk is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Information about how to get tickets will be made available at https://selfgraduate.ku.edu/kendi
  • THURS, Oct. 7th, 7 PM, Ursula Minor, President of the Lawrence Branch of the NAACP will speak on The Kansas River Bridge Lynching at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS.
  • SAT, Oct. 9th, Kansas and Missouri DACA Renewal Clinic / Clinica Renovaciones de DACA: KS/MO Dream Alliance How/ Coma: To make an appointment send an email to Para ser una cita manda un correo electronico a [email protected]
  • SAT, Oct. 9th, 1 PM, KC MASS Movement Meeting: is an Online event. This is a welcoming space for people who are sincere about advancing social justice in Kansas City.
  • A list of services, meals, and hot lines are available at lawrenceprogressivecalendar.blogspot.com. It is updated daily.

Please take care of yourselves and others. Thanks to all our listeners, stay close to your dial and stay well!


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