Monthly Archives: February 2021

Columbia’s Police Department

Columbia’s Police Department
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Learn

Columbia Police Chief Geoff Jones will give an update on policing in Columbia and the department’s goals for the future. Co-sponsored by the  Columbia Public Library. 

Please register to receive a Zoom link for this online event. The event will be recorded for later viewing.


Minority Youth, Inequities in Justice

Minority Youth, Inequities in Justice

Part II

Wednesday, February 172021
7-8:30 p.m. on Zoom

This two-part virtual forum will provide background information about the disparities in how minority youth are disciplined in the school and juvenile justice systems. Get current information on the issue from relevant partners and in Part II discover how community members can get involved and take action.

Co-sponsored with the Columbia Public Library; Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Kappa Chi Omega Chapter; Boone County Children’s Services Board; Mid-Missouri Civil Liberties Association; Minority Men’s Network; and the NAACP of Columbia, MO. Part of Boone County’s Journey Toward Inclusive Excellence.

 Please register to receive a Zoom link for this live event.

The forum will also be recorded for later viewing on our YouTube channel.

Here is a link to the recording of Part I of this forum:

“Minority Youth: Inequities in Justice” (Part I. February 3, 2021)

United Way Equity Challenge

The United Way Equity Challenge
“Lunch & Learn”
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Guest Speakers
LaToya Stevens and Rachel Delcau
Heart of Missouri United Way

The Equity Challenge, presented by Heart of Missouri United Way, helps participants gain awareness and understanding of racism and learn how to build a community in which people’s outcomes in life are not determined by their skin color.

Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Please register to receive a Zoom link for this online event. Register