Equal Justice Under the Law?

“Equal Justice Under the Law?”

Monday, October 8, 2018
7:00 p.m. (6:30 p.m. refreshments)

Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Guest speakers:

Greg Mermelstein, deputy director for the specialty practices and resources for the Missouri State Public Defender system
Melinda Pendergraph, training director for the Missouri State Public Defender system
and KFRU’s David Lile, moderator.

This program will explore the ongoing challenges facing the public defender system in Missouri, including chronic underfunding, which exacerbates inequities in the criminal justice system. Speakers will also address other systemic practices in Missouri that contribute to inequities and offer potential solutions.

Co-sponsored by the Civil Liberties Committee of the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County, the Columbia Public Library, AAUW-Columbia Branch and the Mid-Missouri Civil Liberties Association.

This event is free and open to the public.

November Election Preview

 Preview of the November 6th Election
Candidates and Ballot Issues

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
7:00 p.m.

On CAT TV

Panel:
Scott Swofford, senior city editor of the Columbia Missourian and MU Journalism Professor,
and Mark Horvit, Missourian state government editor

Moderator:
Randy Picht, executive director of the MU Reynolds Journalism Institute

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on October 10. The program will be available a few days later on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv
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 can be found on Mediacom 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

Lunch & Learn: Voter Fraud vs. Low Voter Turnout

Voter Fraud vs. Low Voter Participation
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
12:00 noon
Columbia Public Library

Guest speaker:

Dr. Terry Smith
Political Science Professor, Columbia College
Former Dean, Columbia College

Dr. Smith will speak about voter fraud vs. low voter registration and participation.

This event is free and open to the public.
Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own. Coffee and other drinks and pastries are available at the library kiosk in the lobby.

 

 

CAT TV – Columbia Business Loop Plan

The Business Loop Corridor Plan
On CAT TV
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00 p.m.

Speakers:
James Roark-Gruender and Lili Vianello,
Board members, Business Loop Community Improvement District

Moderator:
Scott Swafford
Associate Professor, Missouri School of Journalism
Senior City Editor, Columbia Missourian

The Business Loop is a street which serves as the entrance to Columbia yet has been neglected for decades. After a year of public surveys, town halls, and lots of brainstorming, the board approved a 10-year vision to create a welcoming, attractive, and economically vital street. Members of the board of the Business Loop Community Improvement District will provide information about the new plan.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on September 12. The program will be available a few days later on our website or at http://www.columbiaaccess.tv
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 can be found on Mediacom 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.