For more than 25 years, Ready Readers has helped advance social and racial equity in St. Louis by bolstering literacy…
Hive Mind – Part Two
A team of local scientists work together on how to improve produce yields in urban orchards and community gardens.
Hive Mind – Part One
With the goal of helping community gardens produce more fresh food, scientists from six different St. Louis institutions are collaborating…
Space for STEM
With Black Girls Do STEM, chemist Cynthia Chapple and her team are carving out an inclusive space for young Black…
Rewriting the Narrative
At EyeSeeMe Bookstore in University City, Jeffrey and Pamela Blair are fulfilling their calling to provide people with positive stories…
A Mindful Movement
With Generation Mindful, Suzanne Tucker is striving to create a more emotionally healthy world.
With the support of her local Buy Nothing group, Briana Morales guides her students in East St. Louis through social-emotional…
Natissia Small, Ed.D., reduces barriers for St. Louis youth to pursue and succeed in higher education.
The Power of Plants
Mónica Carlsen, a Venezuelan immigrant and plant biologist with the Missouri Botanical Garden, is inspiring the next generation of budding…
Making Art at the MAC
Brandace Cloud's art collective is bringing people together in Staunton, Illinois.
Marian Middle School students find inspiration for their future in the history-making election of the first Black female vice president, Kamala…
Changing the Conversation
Local start-up We Stories is teaching the next generation to be anti-racist.
Learning Through Play
Therapists who work with children on the autism spectrum shift their delivery methods to support families during the pandemic.
A World of Knowledge
Attorney Nalini Mahadevan is helping St. Louis corporations attract and retain top international talent for the region's growing industries.
Call of the Wild
For Kari Musgrave, honing her veterinary skills at the world-class Saint Louis Zoo is a dream come true.
New industries in St. Louis are helping to fuel Missouri’s rise in employment opportunities.
All That Jazz
Lauren Parks and Jas Gary Pearson have turned the childhood home of music legend Miles Davis into a community catalyst.
Finding the Spirit
SLU professors Pauline Lee and Rachel Lindsey are exploring what religion in unexpected places means to St. Louis’s future.
Angi Taylor found meaningful work in St. Louis’s growing agriculture industry.