Growing Numbers in Volunteers Striving to Revitalize S.E. Kansas

An effort to revitalize a 17-county area of southeast Kansas has grown from an initial group of 15 people to a volunteer base of about 1,700 participants over the past four years thanks to tireless efforts, media exposure, word of mouth and leadership training sessions. But now Project 17 is on the hunt for reinforcements.

Read about the challenges of bringing in new blood and building bridges across class boundaries in a story by Patsy Terrell in the latest issue of The Journal.