LWV on Video

LWVCBC Event Videos

We will include links to video (and audio) of any of our LWV events, as available, in this space.

September 2022

Lunch & Learn
Thursday, September 15, 2022 -“Goals for this school year – Columbia Public Schools“
With guest speakers: David Seamon, Columbia School Board President and Suzette Waters, Member

August 2022

Kitchen Table Talk: Economics – What the Heck is Going on With the Economy? -Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Here is a list of resources that go along with this recording of “Kitchen Talk”:

1.Resources to better understand the Economy

July 2022

Primary Election Candidate Forum held on Thursday, July 14, 2022

June 2022

Lunch & Learn: Alternative Voting Methods and Ranked Choice Voting


May 2022

Lunch & Learn: The Effects of Social Media on Youth Mental Health

April 2022


Video of the 2022 Annual Meeting: https://youtu.be/QwwVcGiaqpg

Lunch and Learn – April 12, 2022 – The Sunshine Law: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

March 2022

Lunch and Learn – March 8, 2022 – Columbia’s City Manager De’Carlon Seewood
Election Forum – March 15, 20222 – Columbia School District Board and City & County Ballot Issues Forum
Election Forum – March 23, 2022 – Columbia Ward 3 & 4 Candidate and Mayor Forum https://youtu.be/liqLyAwOWJY

February 2022


Lunch & Learn – February 8, 2022 – Renewable energy 

January 2022

Lunch & Learn – January 9, 2022 – 100% Renewable Energy

December 2021

Founders Day Event – December 11, 2021

November 2021


“Paid Leave in Missouri” – Lunch & Learn – November 9, 2021


October 2021

Special Lunch & Learn – October 26, 2021

Columbia Parks & Recreation Department Parks Sales Tax
Ballot Issue for November 2, 2021 Election



Lunch & Learn – Mental Health Substance Abuse – October 12, 2021


September 2021

Lunch & Learn – Redistricting in Missouri – September 14, 2021



Heartland Podcast – Redistricting in Missouri – September 20, 2021



Minority Youth: Inequities in Justice, Part III – September 21, 2021


June 2021
Lunch and Learn – The Cares and ARPA Funds – June 8, 2021

Matt Lue and Janet Thompson explain Columbia’s use of the CARES funds and the plans for the use of ARPA funds (for the future).

May 2021

Lunch & Learn – Youth Mental Health – May 11, 2021



April 2021

Lunch & Learn –  April 13, 2021
Climate Action and Energy Resource Planning



LWVMO – April 29, 2021
Day of Action People Powered Fair Maps with Sharon Geuea Jones

LWVCBC Annual Meeting – April 30, 2021
Guest Speaker: Kathy Kiely, MU Journalism Professor
“Democracy is a Fragile Thing”

LWV Annual Meeting 2021 – YouTube


March 2021

Lunch & Learn – Columbia’s Police Department – Police Chief Geoff Jones
Tuesday, March 9, 2021



Election Forum – Columbia’s City Council
Tuesday, March 16, 2021


February 2021

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


Minority Youth: Inequities in Justice” (Part II. February 17, 2021)


United Way Equity Challenge” (February 9, 2021)


January 2021

The Economic and Social Impact of COVID in Columbia”
Hear Alan Spell, MU Assistant Extension professor and Steve Hollis, Columbia/Boone county Department of Public Health and Human Services explain the current economic status of Columbia and Boone County at this link:

December 2020

Founders Day Event
Friday, December 11, 2020


Watch the Founders Day event with David Sapp presenting a short history of Boone County and honoring the contributions to our community by both

—Boone County Health Dept, Stephanie Browning and Scott Clardy, and

—Vote Team Boone and the Boone County Clerk, Brianna Lennon.

Fact, Opinion or Misinformation
– Thursday, December 10, 2020


An informative look at facts, opinions and misinformation, presented by the Daniel Boone Library, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters-Columbia Boone County.

Lunch & Learn: The ADA at 30
– Tuesday, December 8, 2020


A panel discusses the Americans with Disabilities Act at 30 and how our community is creating an environment where people with disabilities can live and function. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Daniel Boone Regional Library.


November 2020

Columbia’s African-American Heritage Trail”
November 10, 2020

Lunch & Learn: Columbia’s African-American Heritage Trail – YouTube

October 2020

Scenes from “The Revolutionists”
Performed by the Greenhouse Theatre Project,

Elizabeth Palmieri, Director.
Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 7 p.m.
This was a special performance for membership and fundraising for the League of  Women Voters.


Election Forums – September and October 2020

Here are links to recordings of candidate and ballot issue forums for the November 3 election:

Election Forum: Ballot Issues – PRO/CON
Wednesday, September 30 › 7-8 p.m.

Election Forum: State Representative and Senator Candidates
Tuesday, October 06 › 7-8:30 p.m.

Make Your Plan for November: Voting Options for 2020
Tuesday, October 13 – Noon-1 p.m.
Lunch & Learn

Election Forum: County Commissioner Candidates
Tuesday, October 13 › 7-8 p.m.


Election Forum: Sheriff and Circuit Judge Candidates
Wednesday, October 14 › 7-8 p.m.

“No on 3”

September 2020

 Lunch & Learn – Race Matters Friends (RMF) Community Bail Fund
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 

August 2020

The video tour of the Centennial Exhibit at the Boone County History & Culture Center:

July 2020

Candidate Forum with the Republican candidates for Northern Boone County Commissioner


Forum on Medicaid Expansion – Pro/Con – Amendment 2 – August Election 2020


LWV program about the Human Impact of Medicaid Expansion that was held on Zoom on July 16, 2020. 
Minority Health Disparities – Held Tuesday, July 14, 2020

June 2020

Lunch and Learn with Nikki McGruder, Director of the Inclusive Impact Institute
“Diversity & Inclusion: Improving Participation and Engagement with Voters” –
Held Tuesday, June 9, 2020


May 2020

Lunch and Learn with Kari Utterback- “Be Inclusive Every Day” – Held Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Columbia City Council Ward 1 Forum – Held Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Columbia Public School Board Candidates Forum – Held Wednesday, May 13, 2020

CAT TV Programs

For about a decade, our League chapter presented a program recorded on CAT TV on a topic of current interest. The programs are retained as a YouTube video. Links to the programs are provided here. Note that CAT TV ceased operations in 2019; our last program was May 2019.

100th Anniversary of the League of Women Voters – May 2019


Protecting the Sunshine Law – April 2019



Fair Housing in Columbia – February 2019

Gun Safety Issues – January 2019


Representatives of the organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense were the guests on the show.

For more information about this organization:

Follow the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America on Facebook at Moms Demand Action – MO.
To become involved and find events near you, use this link: https://every.tw/2yIAYA3

Refugee and Immigration Services – November 2018


November 6 Election Preview – October 2018

The Columbia Business Loop Corridor Plan – September 2018


Jail Overcrowding Study – August 2018


Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture – The Agriculture Park – June 2018:


Legalizing Marijuana – Medical and Other Current Developments – May 2018:

 “Understanding Missouri’s CAFO’s”  – April 2018


“#MeToo – A Cultural Shift?” – March 2018


Legislative Night – February 8, 2018

Thanks to Pat Holt Productions for taping the event and sending us the video.

The Sunshine Law – Presented February 2018




The First Amendment – Presented January 2018

MU’s Research Reactor at MU – Presented November 2017

What is a Use Tax? – Presented October 2017

Making a Killing: Price Gouging of Prescription Drugs – Presented September 2017

What you need to know about Cyber-Crime – Presented August 2017

Immigration Policies and their Impact on Women – Presented May 2017

Crowdsource Funding – Presented April 2017

Dogs are really man’s best friend in cancer treatment – Presented March 2017
Diversity Awareness Partnership – Presented February 2017
Homelessness in Columbia – Presented January 2017

Ballot Issues 101
– Presented October 2016

Collateral Consequences of Felony Convictions
– Presented September 2016

Protect Your Vote – Presented August 2016
Boone County Kindergarten Readiness – Presented July 2016
Columbia’s Renewable Energy Standards– Presented May 2016
Heroin, Meth and Prescription Drugs Epidemics— Presented April 2016

State Government Overreach? – Presented March 2016

Weather Extremes: Preparedness &  Response – Presented February 2016

Race Matters – Presented January 2016

Options for Affordable Housing in Columbia – Presented November 2015

Money in Politics
– Presented October 2015

State of the American Worker
– Presented September 2015

Making Democracy Work
– Presented August 2015

Columbia August Ballot Issue
– Presented July 2015

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