Diversity Awareness Partnership

Residents Ask Columbia School Board for Rigorous Protection of Undocumented Students

May 9, 2017

A group of about 70 people took over the Columbia School Board meeting Monday night to comment on the board's recent discussion on immigrant and undocumented students.

Extra chairs had to be brought in for the crowd of students, teachers and parents that showed up to voice their opinions. Multiple people asked the board to consider drafting a firm resolution to protect the students and their families in the district.

Columbia Residents Converse on Combating Biases

Dec 11, 2015
Abigail Coursen / KBIA News

In the wake of demonstrations on the University of Missouri’s campus, Columbia residents are looking for strategies in how best to approach difficult subject matters.