For more information about the Congolese population or about the information in our website, please refer to the following sources:

About:, COPLAC. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Donaldson, Olivia, and Michelle Bettencourt., COPLAC, 2018. Accessed 11 Apr. 2018., Andrew M. Mellon Foundation. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Quick Facts: Kirksville city, Missouri.”, US Census Bureau, 2017. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Oral Histories:

Nations, Richard. “Congolese believers gather to form French-speaking church in Kirksville.” The Pathway, 18 Dec. 2017. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018., US Department of Labor. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Learn More:

British Broadcasting Corporation. “DR Congo country profile.” BBC News, 6 Dec. 2017.
Accessed 20 April 2018.

Bureau of Consolate Affairs., US Department of State. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Bureau of Consolate Affairs. “Instructions for the 2018 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2018).”,  2017. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

kirksvillecity.comAccessed 10 Apr. 2018. Accessed 22 Apr. 2018.

Spearie, Steven. “Beardstown’s latest wave of immigrants celebrate heritage.” The State Journal-Register, 24 Aug. 2014 [Springfield, IL] . Accessed 10 Apr. 2018.

Wilcox, Margaret and Vietor, Alex. “Moment in Migration: Congolese Community in Kirksville, MO.” Coplac Digital, 2017.