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.
- We are excited to share this Health Affairs article and the work being done through EleVATE, which is a program led and designed by Black mothers, health care professionals, and local …Learn More
Deaconess Foundation announces the promotion of Constance Harper, Esq. to Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Strategic InitiativesConstance Harper, Esq. (she/her) has been promoted to Vice President of Policy, Advocacy, and Strategic Initiatives at Deaconess Foundation. As the former Director of Advocacy and Freedom Schools, with more …Learn More
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