community development

Neighborhood Leadership Academy Fall Registration

By Isha on August 28, 2017

More than 270 leaders from the St. Louis region have participated in the Neighborhood Leadership Academy, learning the skills and building the networks to strengthen and engage neighborhoods. The Academy provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles, organiza...

Lend a Helping Hand: Wellston’s Community Clean-Up

By Isha on April 18, 2017

The city of Wellston needs volunteers to assist with a neighborhood clean-up in the Wellston community every morning from Friday, April 28, to Sunday, April 30. Volunteers will help clear debris from vacant lots, alleys, and roadways. Join a work force of equipment operators, first respondents, s...

Keep It Clean 2017

By Isha on April 18, 2017

St. Louis’s Fairground​ and College Hill ​neighborhood​s​ are hosting a neighborhood clean-up and need volunteers to assist with the project. Please contact Jorlon Upchurch, Neighborhood Improvement Specialist for Ward 3, at 314-657-1351 if you or your organization can participate. View a s...

Rise Up: Civic Scholar Alumnus Focuses on a More Equitable St. Louis

By giadmin on February 15, 2017

2016 Civic Scholar Carrick Reddin shares his reflections on the role of mentorship and community while at WashU and now as a citizen of St. Louis.  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.”                               […]

Volunteer with Global Learning Exchange Initiative Literacy Program

By giadmin on March 21, 2016

Global Learning Exchange Initiative (GLXi) is a start-up nonprofit, founded in St. Louis, focused on creating sustainable opportunity for people in developing countries through literacy and continuing education. GLXi is piloting its proprietary literacy program in Guatemala, where the literacy ra...

Serve Developing Communities with Unite For Sight Global Health Program

By giadmin on January 28, 2016

Unite For Sight’s Global Impact Corps combines high-impact service with an immersive global health learning experience in developing countries. Global Impact Fellows engage in a structured global health training program while working with local doctors to eliminate patient barriers to care for pa...