Shared Prosperity Podcast

Staff record an episode of the SPK podcast

The Shared Prosperity Podcast examines issues that unlock or block people’s opportunity to thrive, prosper, and exit poverty. The Podcast is hosted by Kevin Ford, the City’s Shared Prosperity Kalamazoo Coordinator with Neighborhood Business and Special Projects Coordinator Melody Daacon co-hosting.

Episodes incorporate community and economic development elements and include local and national guests. It is intended for community members, practitioners, and anyone interested in learning about the nuances of this work and hearing stories that are connected to the issues.

You can find the Shared Prosperity Podcast on Apple, GoogleSpotifyRadio Public, and Pocket Casts. You can also visit Public Media Network at to listen.

Listeners can contact the show hosts at to provide feedback and ideas for the podcast or to suggest guests for the show.