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Diversity Awareness Partnership

Diversity Awareness Partnership
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
7:00 p.m.

Guest speaker:
Nikki McGruder
Regional Manager, Diversity Awareness Partnership-Columbia

Jim Robertson, Managing Editor, Columbia Daily Tribune

Diversity Awareness Partnership is an organization that supports diversity and inclusion efforts. They offer three “pillars of impact” to the community: Training and Education, Youth Programs, and Awareness Campaigns.

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on February 8. The program will be available on our website 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 can be found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CentruyTel Prism 98.

CAT TV – Race Matters

Race Matters and Community Policing
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
7:00 p.m.

This program will explore Race Matters and the issue of community policing. Race Matters describes its mission as elevating the conversation around race as it relates to socioeconomic status, health, public safety, education and employment.


Nikki McGruder, Columbia representative of Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) based in St. Louis

           Traci Wilson-Kleekamp, community activist and former Director of Diversity and Outreach for MU School of Medicine

           Lynn Maloney, concerned citizen and community volunteer and local small business owner

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


*The program will originate on Wednesday, January 13, 2016  at 7:00 p.m.  It will be replayed on CAT TV (Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 98).

Replay times on CAT TV are at 7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.) The program will be available on the League website ( a few days after the show or at