Why it matters
One in five children in the St. Louis region lives in poverty. This increases to two in five for Black or Brown children. Deaconess envisions a community that values the health and well-being of all children and gives priority attention to the most vulnerable. This community only thrives if the allocation of power and distribution of resources, benefits, opportunities and burdens are not predictable by, nor predicated on race.
- Deaconess Community, Two weeks ago, we collectively witnessed the outcome of years of work to build a more inclusive democracy through approval voting, a measure supported by a broad network …Learn More
- Deaconess Community, This month marks one year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. And while many may be breathing a sigh of relief with the increasing availability …Learn More
- Over the course of several weeks, at the direction of the Search Committee, the consultive search firm has been engaging in one-on-one discussions with many within the Deaconess community to …Learn More
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