Deaconess Foundation will sponsor a network of Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools programs for children in grades K-5 in the St. Louis region. The seven-week program provides summer enrichment around five essential components: high-quality academic enrichment, parent and family involvement, civic engagement and social action, intergenerational leadership development, and nutritional, physical, and mental health. Enrichment […]
After a successful three-year history, the Washington University Chemistry Tournament (WUCT) will return to campus on Saturday, April 6. WUCT is a chemistry competition for high school students, created and managed by a group of undergraduates at Washington University in St. Louis. It has become increasingly popular and draws over 300 students and coaches from […]
WE Day is a youth empowerment event that brings passionate young people together and facilitates an educational and fun experience through musical performances and motivational speakers. On Wednesday, April 3, WE Day Community: St. Louis will be held at the Stifel Theatre, and volunteers are needed! There are numerous volunteer teams at WE Day, and this is a great […]
Restore native habitat on the Al Foster Memorial Trail! Join the Open Space Council, a local conservation nonprofit, on Saturday, April 6 from 9am -12pm. Volunteers will remove invasive bush honeysuckle in this conservation area along the Meramec Greenway (225 Grand Avenue, Wildwood, MO 63038). Tools, gloves, snacks, and water for this event. Please wear […]
Distinguished journalist Kathy Kiely will be the keynote speaker at this year's James C. Millstone Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, April 9 at 7pm. The topic is "Rescuing Democracy: The Role of a Free Press." The lecture will be held in Scott Hall at the St. Louis University Law School, 100 North Tucker Blvd. A reception will […]
The LeaderShape® Institute is a four-day experience involving dialogue and self-discovery in order to build applicable leadership skills. This free experience, sponsored by Campus Life, is open to all undergraduates (including graduating seniors) and will take place in May after finals and before commencement. Applications are due Friday, March 8. Learn more and apply here.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective presents the premiere of Peace in the Prairie, an original performance exploring the concepts of peace and violence, juxtaposing urban life as experienced by African American people living in the city of St. Louis, Missouri and the state's unique endangered prairie lands. Is the path towards peace through Missouri's […]
Attend a conference on Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice. The event will be held all day on Friday, March 22 at Saint Louis University. This event is co-sponsored by SLU’s Prison Education Program and Res Philosophica. Visit the conference website for details about the program and instructions on how to complete the free registration.
Local St. Louis nonprofit is moving to a new office and seeking volunteers to help with it on Sunday, April 7 from 9am-12pm. The current office is located on South Grand near Tower Grove Park, and the organization is moving to a new office in Sunset Hills. Dolly, packed boxes, disassembled furniture, and moving vehicles […]
Attend the first Interfaith Excursion of the semester with the Center for Diversity and Inclusion. Applications are due Friday, March 29.
Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society, a new book edited by WashU's Hank Webber and Molly Metzger, addresses public policy solutions to reduce segregation. The Divided City, an urban humanities initiative, will host a discussion of the book led by the authors and other scholars on Wednesday, March 20 at 12pm in […]
We all have a story to share about why we call St. Louis home — whether we chose to stay, chose to come back, or chose it on our own. What can we learn from each other? Join Focus St. Louis for an evening of conversation and storytelling with young professionals around how to bridge […]