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COVID-19 & St. Louis’ Kids: Resources for Children, Youth & Families

Deaconess Community, On Friday, March 20th, Deaconess joined Incarnate Word Foundation to jointly host ‘COVID-19 & St. Louis’ Kids.’ It was one of many necessary attempts to share resources with and remind leaders of the thousands of children and youth in the St. Louis region wrestling with the impact of the novel coronavirus. We were...
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COVID-19 Update: Deaconess Adjustments & Action

Deaconess Community, On March 2nd, I shared a message, entitled Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community, informing you of the steps we’ve taken to keep our community healthy to be sure that our children are well. It focused primarily on the operations of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. The pandemic and public health responses have...
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Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community

Deaconess Community, Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the official opening and consecration of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. Since March 1, 2018 more than 30,000 citizens have engaged with and at Deaconess Center to build power and advance a child-focused policy agenda. This agenda prioritizes family economic mobility, early childhood education, justice and equity...
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Children's Defense Fund Freedom Schools

Hiring Servant Leaders

Join our Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) Freedom Schools team! Opportunities for Servant Leader Intern staff positions are now available for Summer 2020. Freedom schools are unparalleled leadership development and learning experiences for our team. We assemble a dynamic team each year to grow, have fun and change children’s lives! Deaconess Foundation sponsors a network of...
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