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Conversation without Shouting

Conversation Without Shouting: A Conflict Resolution Workshop
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library

Professor Chris Wells, MU School of Law

In this era of political divisions, learn strategies for productive conversations, conflict resolution and how to talk to people whose ideas are different from yours at this workshop.

This event is co-sponsored by the Civil Liberties Committee of the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County and the Columbia Public Library.

MU Law Prof. Chris Wells will lead the workshop. Professor Wells is the Enoch H. Crowder Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Missouri School of Law.

This event is free and open to the public. Although not required, you can register for the workshop by calling the library at 443-3161.


Columbia Agricultural Park

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture
– Agricultural Park

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
7:00 P.M.



Kristin Frazier, development associate, Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture


Randy Picht, executive director, MU Reynold’s Institute of Journalism

Kristin will tell us about the construction process for the Agricultural Park and all of the exciting features that will enrich the Columbia community. She will also tell us about the campaign to fund the park called Build this Town.

The program will be available on our website a few days following the live show or at The show replays on CAT TV at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. CAT TV is found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

A YouTube version of the show will be sent to members.

Bye Bye Birdie

Bye Bye Birdie

Presented by
Columbia Entertainment Company
1800 Nelwood Drive

Our Annual Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6:30 p.m. (social time), 7:30 p.m. (curtain)
Social Time will feature appetizers from local restaurants and LWV members
and wine and other beverages at 6:30

Tickets: $25 each; or 5 for $100
To reserve tickets, send your check to: LWV-CBC, PO Box 239, Columbia 65203


Mental Health Forum

Mental Health Forum
“Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders”

Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:00 p.m. (refreshments, 6:30 p.m.)

Columbia Public Library – Friends Room

A panel of experts from the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders will update us on progress in research, treatment, and education programs.
The speakers will include Dr. Stephen Kanne, Ph.D., facilitator; Alicia Curran, parent of a child with autism, project coordinator; Dr. Jenna Randolph, Ph.D., director of training and education; Dr. Connie Brooks, Ph.D., director of health professions division; and Nicole Takahashi, MS, research core administrator.

This event is cosponsored by the LWV, the Children’s Grove, and the Columbia Public Library. This event is free and open to the public.