Climate Action

Climate Action & Energy Resource Planning

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Noon-1 p.m.
Lunch & Learn

 Live event via Zoom

Join us for an update on the City of Columbia’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan, and Water & Light’s Integrated Energy and Resource Master Plan. The program will be presented by Carolyn Amparan and Jay Haysheider, members of the Mayor’s Task Force on Climate Action & Adaptation Planning. 

Co-sponsored by the Columbia Public Library.

Please register to receive a Zoom link for this online event. You can also watch the recorded program later.


Local Election – April 6, 2021

Here is a link to the LWV Voter Guide:
   LWV Voter Guide for the April 6 2021 Election REVISED


Election Forums – YouTube videos 

Here is a link to the City Council Candidate Forum featuring candidates for Wards 2 and 6, held on Tuesday, March 16, 2021:

Here is a link to the Candidate Forum for the Columbia School Board and Missouri 45th House District, held on Tuesday, March 23, 2021:

Election Forum – Columbia School Board & Missouri’s 45th District House Seat – YouTube

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)