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Announcing 2017-2018 St. Louis Urban Fellows

By Jennifer on June 27, 2017

Congratulations to Mason Herleth and Jacob Metz, the 2017-18 St. Louis Urban Fellows. The St. Louis Urban Fellows Program is a signature initiative of the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement that supports recent college graduates with a passion for public service. Mason and Jaco...

Students Reflect on Urban Immersion Experiences in St. Louis

By Lydia on May 2, 2017

Over spring break, fourteen Washington University students chose to stay in the St. Louis area and participate in Urban Immersion, an intensive five-day service trip exploring poverty, socioeconomic disparity, community relationships, neighborhood culture, and St. Louis history. In collaboration ...

Intern with the City Treasurer’s Office (Chicago, IL)

By Lydia on April 24, 2017

The City Treasurer’s Office in Chicago is currently seeking students focused on public policy, economics, and/or finance with an interest in urban issues and strong writing, research, and communication skills to assist staff with the design and implementation of projects outlined in the Cit...

East of the Arch: From Past to Present

By Lydia on April 12, 2017

What have you heard about East St. Louis and who did you hear it from? Have you thought about the people and families that have lived in ESTL for generations? Partners in East St. Louis presents “East of the Arch: From Past to Present,” a panel and multi-media showcase that will explo...

Volunteer at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival

By Lydia on March 29, 2017

There are many individual and group volunteer opportunities at the St. Louis Earth Day Festival occurring April 22 and 23 in Forest Park. Volunteers will receive a Earth Day t-shirt, a special volunteer meal, and an invitation to a post-festival party in May.  Volunteers must register by Friday, ...

Apply to be a Camp Counselor with Annie’s Hope

By Lydia on March 23, 2017

Annie’s Hope hosts two overnight camps (Camp Courage and Camp Erin) for grieving children and teens and is currently seeking counselors that represent a vast selection of backgrounds, including social work, nursing, education, counseling, child life therapy, outdoor education, physical education,...

A Conversation on the State of Immigration

By Lydia on March 23, 2017

Join FOCUS St. Louis, the International Institute of St. Louis, and St. Louis Mosaic Project on Tuesday, April 11, 7:30-9 a.m. at the World Trade Center of St. Louis for an opportunity to discuss the current climate surrounding immigration issues, laws, and news, with insights provided by legal e...

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...