Neighborhood Leadership Academy Fall Registration

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, organizational leadership and management practices, and personal leadership skills. This training includes 10 sessions from September 5 through […]

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

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, scouts, neighboring community residents, and local radio personalities. The clean-up […]

Keep It Clean 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 short video of last year’s clean-up here.

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

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.”                               […]