Sean Thomas appointed to head Proposition NS Fund

The battle against derelict buildings in St. Louis just got a new leader and $6 million-a-year war chest. On Monday, Sean Thomas started work as leader of Project NS, a city effort to shore up salvageable homes owned by the Land Reutilization Authority.In April 2017,...

Taylor Community Consulting Program Report

In 2019, SLACO was chosen to be a partner of the Talyor Community Consulting program at the Olin Business School at Washington University: The Taylor Community Consulting Program (TCCP) provides students the opportunity to impact the local nonprofit sector....

December 7, 2019: NU4Change Re-united

After our biggest year ever – 14 trips! – SLACO invited the participants in all of our neighborhood field trips back to SLACO’s Offices for a wrap-up party. Participants heard from community advocates, discussed what they’d learned from the...

Congratulations to the Vacancy Collaborative!

On November 20th, 2019, SLACO Board President Sundy Whiteside accepted the Community Planning Champion Award on from the American Planning Association’s St. Louis Metro chapter. The Vacancy Collaborative (VC) is a coalition of partners¬†committed to the reduction...