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New groups are inspiring activism. Click here
Support Senate Bill 22, which would provide a buyout for families living closest to the smoldering and radioactive West Lake Landfill Superfund site in St. Louis County. Click here.
Sign this petition against a Presidential executive order that would eliminate gun-free schools
Click here to let Missouri senators and representatives know you oppose repeal of the ACA
HR 490 that would make abortion illegal when a fetal heartbeat is detected is moving through Congress. Click here to sign petition opposing this bill
"We call on the Federal Bureau of Investigation and state and local law enforcement to aggressively pursue investigations of these crimes and provide the public with updates on the status of their investigations." Read more.
Rev. Marc Smith, deputy for gun violence prevention for the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, calls on congregations to support Lock It for Love read more here
Commentary by Barbara Finch in The St. Louis American, February 15
This important ruling overturns a 2011 law that pitted medical providers against the state’s powerful gun lobby. Read here
“We think that the Affordable Care Act needs to be repaired, but not entirely replaced" said a Missouri hospital president. Read more.
The St. Louis City Board of Alderman passed on February 10 Board Bill 203, which protects residents from discrimination based on pregnancy and reproductive health decisions. The bill was endorsed by NARAL Missouri.
One of the most effective and all-encompassing consumer protection laws is about to be gutted in Missouri. Read more.
Gov Greitens' $27.6 billion budget plan offers a slight funding increase for public schools, but could cut up to 21,000 elderly and disabled residents out of nursing home and home care programs. Read more
Gov. Eric Greitens' plan to slash an already depleted public school bus fund will wind up taking money from classrooms he promised to leave alone, school administrators across the state say. Read more.
Gov. Greitens signed Missouri's right to work law on February 6. Unions have filed a referendum to overturn it. Read more
March 9, 2017 7 p.m.
What is being done to counter-act the harmful practices of the payday loan industry?
Speakers: Robert L. Swearingen a Staff Attorney with Legal Servies of Eastern Missiouri (LSEM) who specializes in Consumer law including auto fraud, predatory lending; Paul Woodruff the Executive Director of Prosperity Connection and Vice President of Community Development for St. Louis Community Credit Union (SLCCU). read more here
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander. Read more
February 25, 8:30 a.m. to noon - Trinity Episcopal Church 600 North Euclid Ave. St. Louis 63108
To learn more and to register go to our calendar
March 1-2, Webster University
Free and open to the public. For information and registration click here
March 7, 2-6 pm
Eric P Newman Education Center, Washington University
Free & open to the public. Click for info. Register by March 3
March 9, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Hillman Hall on Forsyth - Washington University Danforth Campus
Katie Kaufmann, Executive Director, Ready By 21; Jason Q. Purnell, PhD. Brown School of Social Work