Neighborhood Leadership Academy

The City of Columbia Community Development Department and University of Missouri Extension are pleased to announce the 2020 Neighborhood Leadership Academy. The Academy aims to give you the tools and strategies for better engaging in your neighborhoods by providing education on advocacy, mobilizing resources, building social capital, and much more. […]

Building Inclusive Communities Workshop

PedNet is hosting a Building Inclusive Communities (BIC) workshop, presented by the University of Missouri Center for Health Policy. BIC is an introductory inclusion workshop that builds awareness through short presentations, experiential activities, reflection, and dialogue. Friday, April 5, 2019 11am – 4pm Columbia/Boone County Health Department, 1005 W Worley […]

Central Neighborhood Community Unity Meeting

June 28, 2018 , 6:00 pm Progressive Missionary Baptist Church, 702 Banks Ave. Meeting Facilitator: Tim Teddy AGENDA Welcome and Respect Agreement Old Business • Public Art Committee update • Update on City projects: bike boulevard, Sexton Traffic calming • Ridgeway alleys and CLT homes on Third Avenue New Business […]

Neighborhood Park Fun Day

Columbia Parks and Recreation is planning a series of events, Neighborhood Park Fun Days, this fall. Neighborhood Park Fun Days are designed to bring together the residents who live in the area of the parks and provide recreational opportunities. Parks and Recreation staff will join with area organizations to provide […]

Central Neighborhood Meeting and BBQ – Thursday, June 23

As part of the 2016-2019 Strategic Plan, the City of Columbia and numerous stakeholders will host a Central Neighborhood Meeting and BBQ on Thursday, June 23 from 6 to 8 p.m. at St. Luke Church, 204 E. Ash Street. The meeting is open to all residents in the central neighborhood […]

New Assistance for First-Time Homebuyers

The City of Columbia will be offering special down payment assistance in the City’s new strategic plan areas of focus beginning January 1, 2016. The additional assistance is an expansion of the existing Homeownership Assistance Program. The three areas of focus are a result of the City’s 2016-2019 strategic plan […]