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Are Our Elections Safe?

 

Are Our Elections Safe?
Third Annual Holly Burgess Public Policy Forum
Sunday, October 29, 2017
2:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library Friends Room

 

Panelists:
Taylor Burks, Boone County Clerk
Glenn Nielson, Computer Programmer
and member of the Help America Vote committee

Moderator:
Randy Picht, Executive Director, Reynolds Journalism Institute

Sponsors:
League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County (LWVCBC)
American Association of University Women-Columbia Branch (AAUW)
Columbia Public Library

 

This event is free and open to the public.

Homelessness in Columbia

Homelessness in Columbia: Programs and Policies
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
7:00 p.m.
on CAT TV

Panel:

Katie Burnham Wilkins, Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program Coordinator

Marcus Reynolds, Director of Turning Point

Rockie Alden, Room at the Inn Planning Committee

with Randy Picht, Executive Director, MU Reynolds Institute of Journalism – Moderator

The show airs live at 7:00 p.m. on CAT TV on January 11. The program will be available on our website a few days after the taping 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 Channel 85, Charter Communications 983, and CenturyTel Prism 98.

CAT TV – Race Matters

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

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.

Panelists:

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 (lwvcbc.org) a few days after the show or at columbiaacess.tv.

CAT TV – Money in Politics

Money in Politics
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:00 p.m.
on CAT TV

This program will feature a panel discussion on the topic of the effect of “Money in Politics” caused by the Citizens’ United Supreme Court decision. Both “pro” and “con” points of view will be presented; a local political reporter will provide an on-the-ground perspective of Missouri’s legislature.

Panelists will include:

Sean Nicholson, Progress Missouri (“con”)
John Schultz, chairman, Libertarian Party (“pro”)
Rudi Keller, political reporter, Columbia Daily Tribune

 Randy Picht, executive director, Reynolds Institute of Journalism will serve as moderator.

CAT TV can be found on Mediacom Channel 85, Charter Communications 985, and CenturyTel Prism 98.  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.