youth

Health
9:07 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Missouri youth push for State Capitol to go smoke-free

Students from South Harrison High School in Bethany, MO speak to Representative Casey Guernsey about making the capitol building smoke-free
Credit Katie Hiler / KBIA

Some of Missouri’s strongest anti-tobacco advocates just happen to be under 18 years old. More than one hundred students from across the state arrived in Jefferson City Thursday for an anti-tobacco advocacy and education event at the capitol organized by the Tobacco Free Missouri Youth Advocacy Board. The students delivered over two thousand signatures of support along with pinwheels to represent their desire for clean air to House of Representatives Majority Leader John Diehl.

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Faith/Religion
11:39 am
Sat August 3, 2013

New Generation Singers take music to the road

Elizabeth Goller sings a solo as musical director, Bemo Meyers, conducts the New Generation Singers.
Heather Adams, Columbia Faith & Values

 

The message of music is even more meaningful when it's taken on the road – at least, that's how the New Generation Singers see it. 

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Intersection
5:30 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Increased funding to help young people

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Arts and Culture
1:53 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Columbia ranked among 100 best communities for young people

Kids play on a playground. The Buddy Pack program sends kids in 32 Missouri counties home with a backpack of nutritious food each weekend, but the program is facing the challenges of rising food and fuel costs.
File photo KBIA

Columbia has been named one of the “100 best communities for young people” by a national organization.

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Intersection
6:00 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Life as a rural teenager

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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