Sedgwick County commissioner Lacey Cruse on homelessness

Hosted By: Noah Taborda - November 1, 2021


Sedgwick County Commissioner Lacey Cruse lives in the poorest zip code in the state of Kansas. Immense challenges of homelessness as well as mental illness and substance abuse are visible from her front porch.

Cruse joins host Tim Carpenter to discuss how she believes Sedgwick County and the city of Wichita can do a better job marshaling resources to take on these complex problems, especially with the availability of federal COVID-19 recovery funding.

Read more about Cruse’s quest to address homelessness in Sedgwick County.


Lacey Cruse

Sedgwick County Commissioner, 4th District

Tim Carpenter

senior reporter, Kansas Reflector