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Congratulations, Matt O’Malley

Congratulations, Matt O’Malley

We are proud to announce that KLC alumnus Matt O’Malley of Pittsburg, Kansas is this year’s winner of the Ron Alexander Scholarship. Each year, in honor of Senior Associate Ron Alexander, the Kansas Leadership Center offers a full scholarship for the Teach Leadership...
Clarina Nichols

Clarina Nichols

Cut paper illustration by Lauren Fitzgerald Clarina Nichols Birth—Jan. 25, 1810 Death—Jan 11, 1885 Suffragette, reformer, journalist Before women could vote or run for public office, some ran newspapers in Kansas. In 1857, Clarina Nichols, associate editor of the...
Mary Elizabeth Lease

Mary Elizabeth Lease

Cut paper illustration by Lauren Fitzgerald Mary Elizabeth Lease Birth—Sept. 11, 1850 Death—Oct. 29, 1933 Political activist, writer, lecturer, leading spokeswoman for the Populist Party   Newspaper editors of the day ridiculed her, calling her “ugly and foul of...
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