St. Louis Children
face many challenges...

While St. Louis is often known as a great place to raise a family,
that perception is hardly a reality for families living in poverty.

St. Louis joins #SelmaforStudents to make Movie free for Teens

Just in time for commemorations of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, Deaconess Foundation is partnering with Ford Foundation and a group of African American business and civic leaders to provide free admission for up to 6,250 St. Louis area teens to see Academy Award®-nominated film “SELMA” at participating theaters as part of the national SELMA Education Project.

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A Call to Service

“Our children must be able to walk to school and play in the park in safety.”

 -- Governor Jay Nixon, October 21, 2014

Earlier this week, I was commissioned along with fifteen other individuals to serve as

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