Cheryl Baehr

Writer

Contributions


Advocating for Inclusion

With the Starkloff Disability Institute, Colleen Starkloff works to make the world a place where people of all abilities feel…

Off to the Races

St. Louis welcomes the NASCAR Cup Series to the region at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, thanks to…

Giving Lessons

With the support of her local Buy Nothing group, Briana Morales guides her students in East St. Louis through social-emotional…

Flavor Full

Charlene Lopez Young and Darren Young are bringing Filipino flavors to the region with their barbecue and smoked meats business,…

Security Solution

Led by CEO Ron Indeck, Olivette-based Q-Net Security is protecting government organizations and businesses across the nation from online threats…

Ice Cream Queen

Opening her fifth location in six years, Clementine’s Creamery owner Tamara Keefe takes pride in the growing national buzz around…

Building the Future

Dream Builders 4 Equity aims not only to transform Hyde Park in the next five years, but also to serve…

The Courage to Dream

Dream Builders 4 Equity empowers young St. Louisans to achieve their goals.

Dreaming Big

Michael Woods and Neal Richardson knew a new approach was needed for real estate investment to make lasting change in…

Plant-Based
Possibilities

Trezel Brown's CC's Vegan Spot has become a destination for local vegans and is converting more folks to try plant-based…

A Conscious Cup of Joe

Inspired by the coffee they grew up drinking in their native Honduras, Patrick and Spencer Clapp are elevating the St.…

Solving Challenges

Biotech startup PercayAI and Washington University are collaborating to find treatments for COVID-19, through the work of people like computational…

Bringing Love to the Table

Shana Alicia Poole-Jones started her Grab and Go Table to give food and supplies to folks in need, and keeps…

A Hearty Dish

Welcome Neighbor STL's drive-thru supper clubs are a lifeline for refugees.

Empowering
Parents

The Navigate STL Schools dashboard and programs are helping parents make informed decisions for their children's education.

Smooth Moves

Angela Zeng didn’t listen to critics who told her to start her line of superfood drinks, Karuna Beverages, elsewhere; after…

Bridging the Gap

The Foodshed.io app links small family farms to grocery stores so consumers can buy more local produce and farmers can…

Changing the Conversation

Local start-up We Stories is teaching the next generation to be anti-racist.

Sewing Hope

The Collective Thread's small-batch manufacturing company was hard-hit by the pandemic, but once they pivoted to making and selling cloth…

Kitchen Collaboration – Part 2

Gibron Jones starts a new model for healthy food in St. Louis.

Traduciendo el Apoyo

Lourdes Bailón y Gabriela Ramírez-Arellano crearon STLJuntos, una paginaweb y de Facebook que se ha convertido en un recurso esencial…

Translating Support

Lourdes Bailón and Gabriela Ramírez-Arellano created STLJuntos, a Facebook page and website that has become an essential resource for Spanish-speaking…

Kitchen
Collaboration

In the COVID-19 crisis, Gibron Jones adapts his planned food incubator and co-op space to serve thousands of meals each…

Serving Families in Need

When what's "normal" changes overnight, faith leaders come together to support children facing food insecurity.

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Streaming With Faith

Places of worship use technology to connect with those looking for guidance in a time of uncertainty. 

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Designing with Purpose

David Cervantes is bringing together local volunteers to make personal protection equipment for health care providers.

Plastic Face Shield