St. Louis Chapter Forum: Missouri Budget

St. Louis Chapter February 2018 Friday Forum

How Would You Spend Missouri’s $28b Budget?: Policies and Priorities

Speakers: Amy Blouin: Executive Director Missouri Budget Project
                 Representative Marsha Haefner
                 Representative Michael Butler
Friday, February 16 from 12-1:30pm
The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park
Lunch Buffet Available for $12.
CEUs available for social workers
We hope you can join us and please share these details with co-workers and friends!
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St. Louis Chapter Friday Forum– 8/18/17

Friday Forums are Back!

St. Louis Chapter Friday Forum:

The Corrupting Power of Money in Policymaking:

And what we can do about it

Friday, August 18, 2017 * 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
The Highlands Golf Course Inside Forest Park
5163 Clayton Avenue in Forest Park
FILM Viewing: 

Big Pharma: Market Failure

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Petition Education and Training: 
Learn what the CLEAN Initiative is and what it does
 as well as a Training to learn how to collect your own signatures.
Buffet lunch available for $12   * 1.5 hours of CEU credits available

St. Lous Chapter March 10th Forum

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


STL Legislative Happy Hour

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!

RSVP to:

St. Louis Chapter Forum on Ballot Initiatives


Empower Missouri- St. Louis Chapter


Before November: The Ballot Initiatives Explained

When: Friday, October 21, 2016 from 12:00pm- 1:30pm

Where: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park at 5163

Who: Linda Rallo, Amendment 3

Brad Ketcher, Amendment 3

Jeanette Mott Oxford, Amendment 2 and 6

A representative from Seniors Count


CEU’s Available for Social Workers

Lunch Buffet available for $12.

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St. Louis Chapter Annual Dinner on May 19th

Join the St. Louis Chapter of Empower Missouri for its


Thursday, May 19, 2016

Doors Open- 5:30pm    Dinner- 6:00pm

At Il Monastero, Near SLU at 3050 Olive St.

TICKETS: $35 each, $280 for a table of 8

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Rasheen Aldridge, Community Activist and Ferguson Commission Member


Media Award: Chris King, St. Louis American

Community Service Award: Anna Crosslin, The International Institute

Organization Award: The Ferguson Commission

The Mickey Rosen Community Advocate Award: John Ammann, Saint Louis University Legal Clinics



Call Christine Woody- 573-690-7662


Email Christine Woody-


** To donate an item to the silent auction or to place an ad in our program booklet also contact Christine Woody


St. Louis Chapter January Forum- Criminal Justice Reforms are Moving

Join the Empower Missouri St. Louis Chapter at its January 2016 Friday Forum

After Ferguson: Criminal Justice Reforms are Moving

WHEN: Friday, January 15, 2016     *   12:00pm- 1:30pm

WHERE: The Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park      *      5163 Clayton Ave.


Senator Jamilah Nasheed- Ban the Box Legislation

Mustafa Abdullah, ACLU- Fair Policing Initiatives

Sr. Ellen Orf, Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty- Death Penalty

Representative Gina Mitten- Expungement of Records


Lunch available for $12.

CEH’s available for Social Workers

RSVP to Christine Woody 573-690-7662 or


St. Louis Chapter Forum: Minimum Wage Passed in the City: Now What?

Join the Empower Missouri – St. Louis Chapter for its

October Friday Forum

Minimum Wage Passed in the City: Now What?

Friday, October 16, 2015

from 12:00-1:30pm

At the Highlands Golf Course inside Forest Park



Megan Ellyia Green— St. Louis City Board of Aldermen

Adonis Reddick— Founder, Alternative to Sheltered Adapted Workshops

Richard von Glahn— Jobs with Justice

Rebeccca Bolte—  Small business owner on Cherokee St.


Lunch Buffet for $12

CEH’s for Social Workers Available

RSVP to Christine Woody or 573-690-7662