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East of the Arch: From Past to Present

What have you heard about East St. Louis and who did you hear it from? Have you thought about the people and families that have lived in ESTL for generations?

Partners in East St. Louis presents “East of the Arch: From Past to Present,” a panel and multi-media showcase that will explore the past and present of East St. Louis through interviews with its own community members. Afterwards, there will also be an opportunity for attendees to talk with the panelists! Refreshments will be included from Big Mama’s BBQ, a local East St. Louis restaurant. Vegetarian and Gluten-Free options will also be provided!

The panel will be held on Thursday, April 13, from 6:30-8:30pm in Tisch Commons. Check out the Facebook event.

Panelists include:

  • Marla Goodwin from Jeremiah’s Food Pantry
  • Charmaine Savage from I Am East St. Louis The Magazine
  • Sharon Stepney, an East St. Louis Citizen
  • Alawnna McDaniel from Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House