Listen In, Lubbock: The Barriers To Diversifying City Leadership
This week on Listen in Lubbock, we’re looking at city leadership and the barriers that exist to attract diverse candidates. It’s been an issue throughout the city’s history. and while it’s gotten better over the years, today those seats are mostly feasible for the retired or independently wealthy. We’ll talk about why that is and what’s currently underway to try and fix that.
Chuck Lanehart, historian, attorney and frequent contributer at the Lubbock Avalanche Journal's Caprock Chronicles.
Sarah Self-Walbrick, Senior reporter at Texas Tech Public Media