In 2018, Mayor Lyda Krewson’s office found that of the 129,000 properties in the city of St. Louis, about 25,000 were vacant and abandoned. Beginning this month, residents and community organizations in four high-vacancy neighborhoods will have extra support in reducing that
On Tuesday, October 1st, our Executive Director, Kevin McKinney, sat down with Charles Bryson of the City of St. Louis’s Civil Rights Enforcement Agency for an interview about who we are and what we do. Check it out below or
“A development north of Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis is encouraging to residents in the area. “It gives people hope,” said Judith Arnold. “It gives them hope that their neighborhood can change for the better.” Arnold points to new homes
The St. Louis Association of Community Organizations is pleased to welcome its newest board member, Harlan Hodge. “Anything in isolation is dead or dying” Harlan is a serial connector. Over the past 25 years, he has partnered with schools, non-profits,
The Hodiamont Tracks cleanup event was a success. Almost 300 people came out. Congressman Clay, the Mayor, 4 different Aldermen, and a multitude of neighborhood associations and youth groups came as teams. Keeping it clean with SLACO!
How Neighborhoods United for Change transforms St. Louis into a journey toward equity. As we drove by properties and land slated for development, St. Louis residents, black and white from north and south, expressed frustration the type of development that
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More than 300 community leaders from throughout the St. Louis region have participated in the Neighborhood Leadership Academy, learning the skills and building the networks to create whole communities. The Academy provides hands-on leadership training that emphasizes community building principles,
SLACO’s First Annual Trivia Night was a smashing success, netting around seven grand for our continuing programs. Enjoy some photos of the event!