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.
- Click here to read our Power Moves Assessment Recommendations Click here to subscribe to Deaconess Foundation’s mailing list for eAlerts and our monthly eNewsletter Watch: Deaconess Foundation hosted a …Learn More
- Deaconess Community, It happened again. Another human life was taken without accountability. Leaders in government stood before cameras and tried to explain it away. People in the community grieved, mourned …Learn More
- Deaconess Foundation invested more than $2.2 million to support emergency response and recovery efforts in the St. Louis region from March through August. Since the launch of its COVID-19 Equitable …Learn More
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