Making an Impact in 2018: A Conversation with Legislators and Advocates!
Senator Paul Wieland
Representative Cora Faith Walker
Franc Flotron, Flotron McIntosh
Nicole McKoy, Empower Missouri Board President
WHEN: Friday, November 17, 2017 * 12:00pm- 1:30pm
WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.
The forum is free- a $12 lunch buffet is available for purchase
Continuing Education Hours available for Social Work
St. Louis Chapter Free Friday Forum
Whatever Your Issue: Courts Matter
Recent events prove anew that from the Supreme Court to local municipalities, the courts are essential to our democracy. The selection process that keeps Missouri judges fair and impartial is under attack by our Governor and Legislature. Don’t miss this fascinating, interactive look into how the judicial process impacts our world. And learn steps you can take to keep the selection of judges fair and unbiased.
Presentation by: National Council of Jewish Women
When: Friday, October 20, 2017 * 12:00pm- 1:30pm
Where: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park
Lunch Buffet available for $12
Free CEH’s for Social Work Available
RSVP to Christine Woody at Christine@empowermissouri.org
Empower Missouri St. Louis Chapter Friday Forum
Budgets: Making of a Moral Document
And Why it Matters to Us!
Brian Schmidt: MO Children’s Leadership Council
Tom Kruckmeyer: Missouri Budget Project
Representative Deb Lavender
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2017 from 12:00-1:30pm
The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.
CEH’s available for Social Workers * Lunch Buffet Available for $12
RSVP to Christine@empowermissouri.org
Friday Forums are Back!
The Corrupting Power of Money in Policymaking:
And what we can do about it
The Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park
Criminalization of Poverty:
Municipal Courts, Laws Targeting the Homeless, HIV Criminalization
WHEN: Friday April, 21, 2017 from 12-1:30pm
WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park
WHO: John Ammann- SLU Law Clinics
Teka Childress- Winter Outreach
Lawrence Lewis- The SPOT
Buffet lunch available for $12
CEU’s available for Social Work
RSVP to Christine Woody- Christine@empowermissouri.org
Make note of the different date!!!! Its MARCH 10th
Policing: Creating a Change
WHEN: Friday, March 10th at 12pm (This is a week early due to St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th in Dogtown)
WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park, 5163 Clayton Ave.
Representative Brandon Ellington: State Rep from Kansas City
Representative Shamed Dogan (Invited): State Rep from Ballwin
Metropolitan Congregations United
Mustafa Abdullah: ACLU
CEU’s Available for Social Workers
Lunch Available for $12
RSVP to Christine Woody Christine@empowermissouri.org
In order to allow the St. Louis-area members of Empower Missouri to attend the Legislative Reception on February 23, our Economic Justice Task Force meeting will be held at noon on that day. The agenda includes an update on Earned Income Tax Credit from Mike Sutherland, Missouri Budget Project; an update from Sarah Gentry, Missouri Healthcare for All; and an update from Stanley Jackson on the “Fight for $15” campaign. Notes from the previous meeting and a copy of the agenda will be posted soon on the EJTF tab of empowermissouri.org.
2017 Annual Legislative Happy Hour!
Join the St. Louis Chapter for Drinks and Discussion with Local and State Legislators and other Empower Missouri Members.
WHEN: Thursday, February 23, 2017 from 5-7pm
WHERE: Schlafly’s Bottleworks, 7260 Southwest Ave., Maplewood, MO
Free Appetizers will be served * Cash Bar will be available
Please call your State Representative, State Senator and City/County Council Members and invite them to attend. Each one has already received a flyer and an email invite to the event!