Progress in Mental Health Services for Children and Youth
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
7:00 p.m. on CAT TV
Sharon Thomas-Parks, Putting Kids First/Children’s Grove
David Thomas, Putting Kids First/Children’s Grove
Kelly Wallis, Boone County Community Services
Moderator: Jim Robertson, Columbia Daily Tribune
This program will focus on the excellent progress in mental health services for children and youth in our community. Our panelists are knowledgeable about the advancing mental health programs in this community, including the County Children’s Services Board, the new County Mental Health Coalition for the Schools, Mental Health First Aid, and the inspiring work on behalf of our children and youth by Putting Kids First and the Children’s Grove.
The program will be filmed at the CAT TV studio on the lower level of the Helis Communications Center, Stephens College, 1405 East Broadway.
The program will be replayed on CAT TV (Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 98. Replay times on CAT TV are at 7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.) The program will be available on the League website (lwvcbc.org) a few days after the show or at columbiaacess.tv.
Tuesday, March 17 is a busy day and evening for League members and the interested public. At noon is the March Lunch & Learn, and at 6:30 p.m. is the candidate and issue forum at the Columbia Public Library (Friends Room). For more information on both events, scroll down or check the Calendar.
“Living Well in Boone County: Healthy Lifestyles”
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Hy-Vee Club Room (on Nifong)
Public Health Promotion Supervisor from the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services
People who live in a healthy community grow and stay healthier. Better access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity can have a big impact. A broad coalition of community agencies is working to help some of Columbia’s central neighborhoods get healthier. Learn about this innovative project at this event.
This program is free and open to the public.
“The Implications of Income Inequality”
Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m.
A panel consisting of Cande Iveson, Technical Instructor, University of Missouri and Amanda Becker, MU Student – Cover the Gap Research Project, will discuss the topic.
Randy Picht, Executive Director, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, will be the moderator.
The program will originate on Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. and will be replayed on CAT TV (Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 98. Replay times on CAT TV are at 7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday). The program will be available on the League website (lwvcbc.org) a few days after the show or at columbiaacess.tv.