community http://kbia.org en What I've learned from leading walking tours (and why I hope you'll come) http://kbia.org/post/what-ive-learned-leading-walking-tours-and-why-i-hope-youll-come <p><em>Note: Kellie Kotraba&nbsp;is the editor of Columbia Faith &amp; Values (ColumbiaFAVS.com), which runs KBIA&#39;s&nbsp;Faith &amp; Values desk.&nbsp;</em></p><p>When I accepted my job, I didn&rsquo;t realize &ldquo;tour guide&rdquo; would be part of the job description. But here I am, preparing to lead a tour of some of Columbia&rsquo;s downtown houses of worship. And it&rsquo;s not the first time, either.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:16:44 +0000 Kellie Moore 42259 at http://kbia.org What I've learned from leading walking tours (and why I hope you'll come) Audio postcard: carolers lobby with song http://kbia.org/post/audio-postcard-carolers-lobby-song <p>Grass Roots Organizing and the Community, Faith, and Labor Groups of Mid-Missouri added a political twist to holiday caroling in Columbia Monday. Together they caroled outside the headquarters of several Missouri politicians urging them to protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security as well as raise taxes for the wealthy. Listen to this audio postcard to hear the carolers lobbying with song.</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 19:23:39 +0000 Jon Ingram 25817 at http://kbia.org Audio postcard: carolers lobby with song Columbia ranked among 100 best communities for young people http://kbia.org/post/columbia-ranked-among-100-best-communities-young-people <p>Columbia has been named one of the “100 best communities for young people” by a national organization.</p><p> Thu, 13 Sep 2012 18:53:50 +0000 Erica VandenHouten 21149 at http://kbia.org Columbia ranked among 100 best communities for young people Religious and community leaders attend disaster relief event http://kbia.org/post/religious-and-community-leaders-attend-disaster-relief-event <p>&nbsp;</p><p>More than 300 religious and community leaders and emergency response professionals attended a disaster relief event at the Bible Baptist Church in Jefferson City Tuesday. &nbsp;</p><p>The event was put together to discuss the widespread natural disasters in Missouri in 2011. Phillip Iman is the disaster relief coordinator at the American Red Cross.&nbsp; He says there are many different ways for community organizations to partner with the Red Cross following a disaster.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:43:46 +0000 Kevin Kammien 12968 at http://kbia.org Religious and community leaders attend disaster relief event New City-Wide Campaign Implemented http://kbia.org/post/new-city-wide-campaign-implemented <p>At a joint meeting last night the groups approved a positioning line and logo to help facilitate their six-phase process.&nbsp; Fri, 11 Nov 2011 23:41:47 +0000 3484 at http://kbia.org