Monthly Archives: October 2019
“Bonded Justice, Race, Class, Gender and Suffrage”
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library – Friends Room
Professor April Langley
Chair of Black Studies and Associate Professor of English
at the University of Missouri.
This program will focus on the role of Black women in the struggle for suffrage. The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County, the Columbia chapter of the NAACP and the Columbia Public Library are cosponsoring this event.
This is one of several local programs in this year commemorating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment to give historical context to the struggle for voting rights and remind citizens of the importance of voting in our Democracy.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Census – Past and Present: Information and Issues
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Columbia Public Library
Bill Elder and John Blodgett
Formerly from the Office of Social, Economic and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA)
at the University of Missouri
for the Missouri State Census Data Center.
The U. S. Constitution requires a census of the people every ten years. The L&L noon-time program will address the importance of the data collected and how critical accurate information is to determine federal funding and legislative districts.
Feel free to bring a lunch and join us from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Columbia Public Library.