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One on One with Swope Health

One on One with Swope Health

By Swope Health
A series of conversations sponsored by Swope Health, the voice of community health and leading provider of quality accessible healthcare in Kansas City, addressing issues of health equity and justice. The discussions provide educational information and context on current events to empower change.
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One on One with Swope Health -- James Nunnelly -- Episode 2

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One on One with Swope Health and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas
In this episode of One on One with @Swope Health, host Eric Wesson interviews the Mayor of Kansas City, Quinton Lucas.    Mayor Q, the 55th Mayor, answers many questions about health needs in Kansas City, violent crime, control of the Kansas City Police Department, city government structures, infrastructure needs and more – including his candidacy for re-election. Host Eric Wesson, managing editor and publisher of The Call, also asks  about Mayor Q’s experiences growing up in Kansas City and his early sports preferences (soccer and boxing). He talks about the path to becoming Mayor and throughout, shares his values and how he tries to live his principles every day. One on One with Swope Health is a video podcast of conversations with  Kansas Citians about issues of importance to the community’s health and wellbeing.
19:24
September 12, 2022
One on One with Swope Health -- James Nunnelly -- Episode 2
The podcast features Eric Wesson, managing editor and publisher of The Call, in conversation with Kansas Citians about issues of importance to the community’s health and wellbeing. In this first episode, Eric talks with James Nunnelly, aka, Grandad. Nunnelly is well known in the Kansas City community for his health care advocacy, youth outreach and mentoring. He is a retired health care executive, the former administrator of Jackson County COMBAT, an innovative anti-drug program. For years, he was known as the host of Generation Rap, a Saturday morning youth program. Nunnelly is an activist, spreading information on diabetes and healthy living.  
23:32
August 17, 2022
Swope Health's One on One: Episode 1 with Bob Kendrick
The podcast features Eric Wesson, managing editor and publisher of The Call, in conversation with Kansas Citians about issues of importance to the community’s health and wellbeing. In this first episode, Eric talks with Bob Kendrick, president of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. The discussion addresses the July 24, 2022, celebration of Buck O’Neil’s induction to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. Bob, as always, delivers a can’t-miss story, discussing: · His personal journey from Crawfordville, Georgia, to Kansas City · His love of Buck O’Neil, who was a friend and mentor, and his continuing mission to honor Buck (“I try to be more Buck-like,” he says.) · The power of Buck O’Neil’s spirit · The importance of celebrating Buck’s success and the success of the Negro Leagues
33:16
July 23, 2022