Due to the pandemic, we are sharing information on our topic for 2020 through video recorded interviews, or conversations, with local experts on our topic. Viewers are free to select one or several videos based upon their interest.

Opening Thoughts:

Finding the Root Cause: Healing Wounds vs. Treating Symptoms

Crystal Kroner

Executive Director, Cradle to Career Alliance

Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Verna Laboy

Health Educator, Columbia / Boone County Department of Public Health & Senior Services

Project Manager, Boone County Live Well by Faith

Fair Housing & Equity

Randy Cole

Manager of City of Columbia Housing Programs Manager

Education Outcomes & Systemic Racism

David Seamon

Columbia School Board

Education as a Safety Net during Covid

Chris Horn

Columbia School Board

Lifting Communities through Wraparound Programs

Phil Steinhaus

CEO, Columbia Housing Authority