Outdoor Alliance of Story County, Worldly Goods, Staying In School

Greg Vitale and Diane Birt, are board members of the newly formed nongovernmental organization, the Outdoor Alliance of Story County, for funding for developing and sustaining conservation in Story County. They will host their launch event at the Conservation Center at McFarland Park on March 26 at 7:00 PM. There will be a keynote speech by Jim Pease on “Partnerships in Conservation.”

Andrea Gronau, Worldly Goods manager, a local fair trade store in Ames, explains the history, mission, and work of the Fair Trade movement. Worldly Goods is this month’s KHOI Community Service Appreciation featured organization.

In continuing coverage of a now dead bill in the Iowa legislature that would have raised the compulsory school age to 18, Gale Seiler interviews six youth from AMP (Achieving Maximum Potential) at Youth and Shelter Services in Ames. They told their stories and struggles related to school and their opinions about staying in school and getting a diploma.

Originally broadcast 03/16/2015
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