The Central Chapter of Empower Missouri is proud to be based in the capitol of Missouri. Because of this, we tend to focus on legislative issues and what is happening in the Missouri legislature. From public educational forums to monthly meetings, we are an active group of volunteers who are dedicated to social justice issues.
If you would like to become a member please contact Pam Rich.
- Bi-Monthly Briefing 2018 Session #2 Feb 1 4:30-6:00PM Call-in: 515-603-3103passcode- 167856# On Today’s Call: Jeanette Mott Oxford, Executive Director, Empower Missouri Joey Lindstrom, Manager for Field Organizing, National Low Income Housing Coalition Invited legislative champions. Rep. Tracy McCreery (D-88) supports HIV Modernization and plans to file a model bill filed/supports Youth Mental Health Preservation Act HB 2141 (ban on so-called “conversion therapy” used on LGBTQ+ youth) not yet assigned to committee opposing Sen. Emery’s SB 564 regarding ...
- Empowering You November Newsletter WOW! What a great POW! Conference. Thanks to all those who attended. See what you missed and share in the great pics. This issue also includes updates on the case of Michael Johnson who was convicted under MO’s outdated and stigmatizing HIV criminal laws, the illegal lockout bill in STL city, and a welcome to ...
- Empowering You – October Newsletter Check out Empowering You- newsletter from Empower Missouri. In this issue: Preview our workshops and meet our Superhero Awardees for the 116th Annual Conference: Persisting & Organizing to Win – POW! October 5-6th! Register NOW! Veto Session: were any of Gov. Greitens’ vetoes overridden? How will you honor World Food Day? Download a PDF.
- Empowering You September 2017 Newsletter In this issue: Meet our Super Hero Speakers for the 116th Annual Conference: Persisting & Organizing to Win – POW! October 5-6th! Sign-up to be integral to efforts to Stop SB 43 – FAQ included. Veto Session starts this month, will any of Gov. Greitens’ vetoes be overridden? Download the Newsletter as a Printable PDF.
- POW! 2017 Annual Conference 116th ANNUAL CONFERENCE: Persisting & Organizing to Win! Putting the POW in EMPOWER! October 5-6, St Louis, MO Online Registration is NOW OPEN! Empower Missouri is dedicating the 2017 Annual Conference to the role of labor organizing. With continued attacks to reduce the reach and influence of the labor community, now is the time to focus on building strong alliances ...