General News

April 26, 2021

Topeka JUMP takes a step forward after city officials approve proposals

November 17th, 2018

Power Players: Topeka JUMP gives community organizer focus

April 29th, 2019

Topeka JUMP gathering draws more than 1,200 people

April 30th, 2018

Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation

April 27, 2021

Topeka City officials commit to funding affordable housing trust fund at JUMP Nehemiah Action meeting

June 15th, 2020

Topeka JUMP calls for change at Monday night rally

April 7th, 2017

Two Topeka Parishes ‘JUMP’ For Justice

April 25th, 2017

JUMP Topeka ‘Night of Justice’ sees official commit to tackle mental health, housing and transportation issues

June 21st, 2019

Dr. Farley, president of Washburn University, speaks to the important role JUMP plays in the Topeka community

April 30th, 2020

Topeka JUMP maintains its goals with meeting held online

April 17th, 2016

Editorial: Topeka JUMP advocates for those most at risk today

May 21st, 2016

Organizer Shanae M. Elem called to justice ministry


May 20th, 2020

Topeka Jump holds moment of prayer for Shawnee Co. murder victims

June 2nd, 2019

Friday conference to address strategies for reducing gun violence in Topeka

May 4th, 2019

Police chief plans to pursue carrot-and-stick strategy to take aim at violence

August 25th, 2019

CapFed Best News: Neighborhood Peace Walk touted as ‘first step’ in bringing community together, deterring violent crime in Topeka

May 7th, 2019

Washburn University joins with city and community group to improve community safety

June 7th, 2019

Event kicks off implementation of violence prevention strategy

May 7th, 2019

Washburn joins new public safety initiative

Public Transportation

October 30th, 2020

Opinion: Anton Ahrens, JUMP for a better Shawnee County

February 21st, 2019

Topeka bus riders take to the streets to support increased bus funding

April 30th, 2018

Annual Topeka JUMP meeting focuses on housing and transportation

November 24th, 2019

Dozens join in bike ride demonstration to show support for SOTO Ride to Work program

December 26th, 2018

New service offers $5 rides to work at four Topeka businesses

September 13th, 2018

SOTO Ride-to-Work program so successful more dollars needed; JEDO steps up

November 23rd, 2019

Topeka JUMP, others show support for the city’s SOTO Ride-To-Work Program

December 13th, 2018

New NETO Ride-to-Work Program Approved

Predatory Lending

2019 - 2021

Find more news on the official Kansans for Payday Loan Reform Website

January 10th, 2020

Payday loan reform bill making its way to legislature

April 15th, 2018

Movie, panel to focus on Topeka predatory lending

September 24th, 2021

Advocates, experts recommend reforms to inadequate Kansas payday loan system

January 4th, 2020

Letter to the editor: Payday loans and health

January 22nd, 2021

Grassroots Movement Takes Aim at Payday Loan Reform

October 21st, 2019

Payday Loans In Kansas Can Come With 391% Interest And Critics Say It's Time To Change

Affordable Housing

April 27th, 2020

Topeka JUMP pushes for affordable housing

April 30th, 2018

Topeka city leaders, community members discuss affordable housing

October 13th, 2017

Topeka JUMP calls on city council to create affordable housing trust fund

May 13, 2017

Topeka earmarks $9.8 million in leftover sales tax money for street

May 5th, 2016

Topeka JUMP urges creation of fund for affordable housing

June 5th, 2018

Topeka city officials discuss establishing process to fund affordable housing projects

April 30th, 2018

Topeka JUMP urges city leaders to invest in affordable housing

October 13th, 2017

JUMP asks City of Topeka to address affordable housing crisis

February 15th, 2017

Local leaders hear how affordable housing trust fund could work in Topeka

May 2016

City proposes working group for affordable housing

June 2nd, 2018

City council to discuss potential establishment of Topeka housing trust fund

December 28th, 2017

Topeka governing body OKs sale for $1 of properties to be used for affordable housing purposes

June 14, 2017

Rental costs outpace wages in Topeka, Kansas

October 6th, 2016

Topeka task force to consider creating trust fund for affordable housing developers

Mental Health/Addiction
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April 27th, 2021

Jump Topeka Jump!”: Topeka JUMP requests support from KDADS for Oxford Houses

May 12th, 2015

JUMP event takes positive approach to change

April 5th, 2021

Topeka JUMP Looking to Increase the Amount of Oxford Houses in Region

April 21st, 2015

Topeka group seeks solution to treat mental illness

April 5th, 2021

Shawnee County Sheriff's Office seizes 91.8 pounds of meth in first quarter of 2021

April 21st, 2015

Shawnee County Churches Are Rallying To Increase Mental Health Awareness


October 22th, 2014

Communities in Schools effort helps at-risk students in USD 501