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Urban Oasis

Theo Smith thought he’d become an urban planner, but Kennedy Forest in Forest Park beckoned.

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Career Center

New industries in St. Louis are helping to fuel Missouri’s rise in employment opportunities.

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Work

Shared Solutions

Through Odd Couples Housing, John Levis is tackling local lodging issues by pairing senior and millennial roommates.

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Community
“We think this idea has legs to expand to other communities,” founder John Levis says of Odd Couples Housing.

All That Jazz

Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson have turned the childhood home of music legend Miles Davis into a community catalyst.

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Culture
Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson outside the childhood home of Miles Davis

Midwest Millennials

Post-grads are learning that St. Louis’s low cost of living means more money for business and leisure.

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T-rex building

Education for All

Through EdHub STL, Sherita Love helps educators shake up their classrooms and eliminate barriers for students.

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Sherita Love Stands

Finding the Spirit

SLU professors Pauline Lee and Rachel Lindsey are exploring what religion in unexpected places means to St. Louis’s future.

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Community
Slu Religion Masthead

Planting Seeds

Angi Taylor found meaningful work in St. Louis’s growing agriculture industry.

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Work

Speaking the Language

St. Louis is positioning job seekers for global opportunities.

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Bilingual resident