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 […]
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 […]
St. Louis’s Fairground and College Hill neighborhoods 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.
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.” […]
The Civic Scholars Program Class of 2016 reflects on their two years as scholars.
Senior Civic Scholars and friends Nick Okafor and Carrick Reddin discuss their shared experiences in the classroom and the community