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Spotlight on the 2020 Census

The Census – Past and Present: Information and Issues
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
12:00 noon
Columbia Public Library

Guest speakers
 Bill Elder and John Blodgett

Formerly from the Office of Social, Economic and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA)
at the University of Missouri
for the Missouri State Census Data Center.

The U. S. Constitution requires a census of the people every ten years. The L&L noon-time program will address the importance of the data collected and how critical accurate information is to determine federal funding and legislative districts.

Feel free to bring a lunch and join us from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Columbia Public Library.

Perspectives on the War on Poverty

Perspectives on the War on Poverty after 50 Years

April 9, 2014
7:00 p.m.

The April LWV CAT TV show will examine the War on Poverty after 50 Years.

Panel members are:

Jeannette Mott Oxford, Executive Director, Missouri Association for Social Welfare

Wiley Miller, psychologist

Dr. Tracy Greever-Rice, Director of Social and Economic Data Analysis, OSEDA at MU

With Jim Robertson, managing editor of the Columbia Daily Tribune, will moderate.

CAT TV can be found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 601.

The program will also be available on this website a few days after April 9 or at

The replays on CAT TV are 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.