Below are three events taking place in Columbia that may interest you. Thank You to Dr. David Webber for putting this together and Valerie Shaw for forwarding to the Network for sharing. Watch this space for information about other events occurring this month. | 1. February 9, Sunday 3:00-5:00 PM — Book Study kickoff speaker, Dr. Terrell Carter, HEALING RACIAL DIVIDES, Broadway Christian Church, 2601 West Broadway, with fellowship meal Read More
If you have questions about equity in our schools, use of time out rooms, or use of Catapult/CORE in our district this is a great opportunity to ask current incumbents running for board seats (Jonathan Sessions; Helen Wade) and newcomers (Chris Horn; David Seamon) their opinions! Please share this notice with your friends. This is an important election where every vote counts. If you want to see new leadership on Read More
Dear Community Partner: The Columbia Board of Realtors, City of Columbia Housing Programs Division, Columbia Chamber of Commerce and local community partners invite you to attend the “Affordable Housing Summit” event. The event will feature Tony, Perez, a nationally recognized expert on “Missing Middle Housing”. The event is free and open to the public. This collaborative event continues the important conversation of how we foster the growth and available options of Read More
Join us in celebrating Black History Month by attending the third-annual Columbia College Black Expo showcasing our community’s Black-owned businesses. Vendors will offer food, fashion, beauty, art, haircuts, financial services, and much more. There will be a vendor spotlight each hour, entertainment, and door prizes. Look for our vendor list coming soon. Come support our community! Join us Saturday, Feb. 29, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Southwell Athletic Complex, Read More
The Minority Men’s Network meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month, except in July and August. Breakfast is available for purchase in Dulany Hall. Agenda and minutes are provided in advance of the meeting; financials are presented at the meeting.
Faith Voices of Columbia in cooperation with Worley Street Roundtable would like to invite you to our collaborative school board forum to be held on March 10, 2020, from 6:30-8:00 PM. Food and childcare will be provided and the location will the WILKES BLVD UNITED METHODIST CHURH (UMC), 702 Wilkes Blvd. The purpose of this forum is to provide an opportunity for school board hopefuls to create strong and invested Read More
The Boone County Children’s Services Board is organizing the Voices for Collective Impact: Youth Violence Prevention Conference on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the Missouri United Methodist Church from 8:00am-5:00-pm. This conference will bring community-wide stakeholders to learn, discuss, and develop an action plan to reduce youth violence and improve the well-being of children in Boone County. We would like to extend an invitation to you to help us help our youth. There is Read More
Are you ready for our Spring Bling? Nora Stewart Early Learning Center’s annual fundraiser will be Thursday, March 12th from 6-8 pm. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting us or by calling the Center at 573-449-5981. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. And if you have an item you’d like to donate to our silent auction, let us know. It’s a great evening for a great cause — all proceeds will support our students! Read More
The Columbia African American Association (CAAA) will have its annual scholarship awards dinner and fundraiser, Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 6:00 PM at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Columbia MO. The ticket cost is $25 per person with all proceeds going to scholarships. For Tickets, contact Tyrone Turner – (573) 864-8779. Come out and support your youth and your community. Columbia Proud…Columbia Strong!