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CWE Give Back Day Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children

Central West End restaurants and retailers will band together on Wednesday, March 8, to support Shriners Hospitals for Children. Participating businesses will donate 10 percent of their sales to this wonderful local organization, which provides specialized care to children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, cleft lip and palate, and other complex surgical needs. […]

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The Monsanto Fund Presents Grant to Operation Food Search Grant to Provide Nutrition Support to Families in Rural Communities

The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of Monsanto Company, recently awarded a grant of more than $16,000 to Operation Food Search (OFS), a hunger relief organization that provides food to the area’s hungry.  The grant will be used for the organization’s Operation Backpack program, which will benefit food-insecure children from the School District of Washington, […]

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GLSEN Statement on SCOTUS’ Decision to Decline to Hear Case of Trans Student Gavin Grimm

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of transgender student Gavin Grimm, sending the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. GLSEN Executive Director, Dr. Eliza Byard, issued the following statement in response. “The Supreme Court has missed an opportunity to end the painful discrimination currently faced […]

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The Muny Season Tickets Now Available

The Muny announced today that season tickets for The Muny’s 2017 summer season will be available for purchase beginning at 9am Monday, March 6. Tickets can be purchased online at www.muny.org, by phone (314) 534 – 1111 or in person at The Muny Box Office, open 9am – 5pm, Monday throughFriday. The Muny celebrates its […]

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Music Record Shop to Open in New Location at .ZACK in Grand Center on March 11

Music Record Shop is now open for business in its new location at the .ZACK, a multi-use development in the recently-renovated historic Cadillac Building located at 3224 Locust Street in Midtown. The public is invited to a grand opening celebration on Saturday, March 11 from 2-5 p.m., including food, drink, DJs and giveaways all afternoon. […]

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Briefs Producers to Raise Money for Muslim and Immigrant Organizations

That Uppity Theatre Company and the Vital VOICE are both known as advocates for inclusion and for using their organizations as platforms to promote diversity. Last year, at Briefs: A Festival of Short LGBTQ Plays, they raised and contributed to make a joint donation of approximately $1,000 to Metro Trans Umbrella Group. MTUG provides services and support to […]

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St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones Pushes SSM Healthcare to Follow Through on Promises to Workers

Today, St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura O. Jones, local workers, and members of the St. Louis Workers Rights Board of Missouri Jobs with Justice joined together to demand SSM Healthcare Saint Louis University Hospital, follow through on their promises to raise its minimum wage for all workers to $11 immediately, including those under contract to […]

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Civil and Human Rights Community Condemns Rescission of Title IX Guidance Clarifying Protections for Transgender Students

Today, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, the National Center for Transgender Equality, GLSEN, the National Women’s Law Center, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., the American Civil Liberties Union, the Human Rights Campaign, and MALDEF issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s rescission of Title IX guidance, […]

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