September 2017

Grant Opportunity: $100,000 for Public Policy Campaign
September 28, 2017

On Friday, September 15, 2017, Deaconess announced that it will invest $100,000 in a public policy campaign which pursues change through grassroots advocacy, civic engagement and community organizing focused on at least one of the Ferguson...

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Just For Kids: Forward Through Ferguson Policy Campaign Grant Opportunity
September 15, 2017

By Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

On September 14, 2015, the Ferguson Commission released Forward...

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July 2017

Is racial equity just another shiny object?
July 27, 2017

Soon my baby girl will be two years old. I’m almost over being upset with her about the disorder of her...

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April 2017

Building a Community Just for Kids: Deaconess' Commitment to Racial Equity
April 4, 2017

By Rev. Starsky D. Wilson

In April of 2014, more than 120 advocates, practitioners and academics gathered in St. Louis’ Grand Center District to discuss research and their experiences helping children. They quickly realized there wasn’t a...

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