Part of the PPMC’s work to support diversity, equity, and inclusion is personal and team education. Our team is also committed to helping you learn. If you don’t already, Juneteenth is something you should know about. Moreover, we encourage you to celebrate it.

It’s been nearly one year since the killing of George Floyd and when the Public Policy & Management Center released our statement on Systemic Racism, Equity & Inclusion and shared our commitment for continuing our work in promoting the importance of diversity.

Meet our newest team member, Angeline Johnson! Angeline is the Community Development Manager for the center.

The PPMC’s work to advance the public good takes many forms, one of which is the management of the Kansas Caregivers Support Network (KCSN). The KCSN supports caregivers of children in foster, kinship or other care. One of our most fundamental responsibilities in society is care for our future generations. Aliex is our Kansas Caregivers Support Network President.

Chaos is my friend. As a hostage and crisis negotiator for well over the last decade, I have come to realize that what constitutes a night's work for me and my team would be considered a monumentally chaotic experience for most people.

What a journey! From a little girl playing on the south side of Chicago to leading in a variety of spaces in Wichita.

Recent events have left many of us wondering how we move forward as a country. Misty shares her commitment to be a part of the work in progress.

Volunteering is in the DNA of every Kansan. When the pioneers were settling the Old West, they came together for a day of work, food and fellowship when it was time for a large project, like a barn-raising. Too large a project for any one person or any one family to accomplish, the community pitched in and got the job done, each according to his or her specific abilities.

What is it like to work for the PPMC as a Graduate Assistant?

Connecting job-seeking Kansans with prospective employers.