St. Louis

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.”                                                             ...

St. Louis Story Stitchers Puts on: Not Another One! A Play 4 Peace

By Lydia on February 15, 2017

The Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization engaged in urban storytelling. WHAT: The Collective commissioned St. Louis playwright and Story Stitchers artist in residence Lauron Thompson to write and direct the Saint Louis Story Stitchers first play, N...

Issues Forum: Hunger and Food Deserts in St. Louis

By Lydia on February 1, 2017

One in every 6 individuals lives in poverty and struggles with hunger in the greater St. Louis region. Join FOCUS St. Louis for a panel and policy discussion on Thursday, February 9 at Operation Food Search.  The panel will discuss hunger in our region, its impact and how it can be addressed, inc...

Goldman Fellows Information Session

By Lydia on January 31, 2017

The Goldman Fellows Program is a unique opportunity for undergraduates to spend a summer in St. Louis with other WashU students who care about the St. Louis community. The program supports undergraduates who secure unpaid summer internships at nonprofit, community, or governmental organizations i...

Tutor with GIA Community Development Corporation

By Lydia on January 18, 2017

GIA Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit outreach center located in the City of St. Louis that administers programs to assist low income residents.  They are currently looking for tutors for their Rising Star Readers program, which partners with Farragut Elementary to help students re...

Attend the Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice Symposium

By Lydia on January 18, 2017

The Kathryn M. Buder Center for American Indian Studies is organizing the Indigenous Rights and Environmental Justice Symposium: From Standing Rock to St. Louis. Speakers will include tribal leaders, social workers, geologists, policymakers, lawyers, anthropologists, archaeologists and others. Th...

Volunteer as a Science Fair Judge for Gateway Science Academy

By Lydia on January 9, 2017

Gateway Science Academy is seeking a diverse set of volunteers to act as science fair judges on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Participating projects will come from students in grades 5-12 who have been working hard and are excited to explain their results and conclusions. Gateway Science Academy i...

College Advising Corps Full-Time Job Applications Open

By giadmin on November 30, 2016

About the Corps The Washington University College Advising Corps (WUSTL CAC) is part of the national College Advising Corps which works to increase the number of first-generation college going, low-income, and/or underrepresented students who apply, enter, and complete college. WUSTL CAC employs ...