He moved from South Carolina to Des Moines to become the director of the Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission. Here we ask Joshua Barr why he came to Des Moines, what he thinks about the community, the common issues raised when it comes to civil and human rights and how the process works. From housing to age discrimination we cover lots of ground but the one area that has a clear focus, and that we have heard over and over, is economics and how, when that is better equalized, the city, state and nation can become more successful for all our citizens.
The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.
- January 26, 2018