Race Matters, Friends (RMF) will confront Columbia’s history of racial inequities by practicing courage and collaborating with trusted partners to build transformative policies that dismantle disparities in all local institutions and organizations. RMF’s equity work includes focusing on race, class, LGBTQIA+, disability, religion, and other marginalized groups, ethnicities, and cultural groups.
Race Matters, Friends will confront our community’s history of racial inequities by collaborating with trusted partners to build transformative policies that dismantle disparities in all local institutions and organizations.
A courageous community that is inclusive, collaborative, and engaged in social equity.
Equity, Learning, Teaching, Pedagogy, Action, Collaboration, Accessibility
This group is also for nurturing questions and conversations about racial equity, racism, and structural inequality in Columbia, MO, the United States, and the world.
The Annual General Meeting is held every April for the purpose of electing the Board of Directors and discussion of business. The Board elects the Executive Committee prior to April 30th.
Traci Wilson-Kleepkamp President
Lynn Maloney Vice President
David Aguayo Secretary
Chad McLaurin Treasurer
Race Matters, Friends is a 501(c)(3) organization supported through donations. Our finances are transparent. Treasurers' Reports will be available on our Financials page. Donations can be accepted here or via Facebook if you would like to set up a social media fundraiser or event. Please contact us with any questions.