Byron Johnson

SLACO Unveils “Sundy Whiteside Keeping It Clean Initiative” with Full Schedule and Support from Local Leaders

St. Louis, MO – [April 10, 2024] – The St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO) eagerly invites the community and media to the official launch press conference of the Sundy Whiteside Keeping It Clean Initiative. Scheduled for April 16 at the Carr Central Neighborhood Center at 4:00 PM, this event marks the commencement of an ambitious effort to clean and beautify St. Louis, beginning with Carr Square.

Nahuel Fefer, Executive Director of the Community Development Association, a senior official for Mayor Tashara Jones, Alderman Rasheen Aldridge, and other local dignitaries are invited and scheduled to attend the kick-off event. Their combined presence underscores a firm commitment from community organizations and local government to foster a cleaner, more unified St. Louis.

The full schedule of Keeping It Clean cleanup events is as follows:

– Carr Square: April 16, 2024 (Kickoff Event)
– St. Louis Place: April 20, 2024
– Vandeventer: April 20, 2024
– North Pointe / Baden: April 27, 2024
– West End: April 27, 2024
– CCUNA Inc: April 27, 2024
– Academy Sherman Park: May 11, 2024
– Fairground Park: May 18, 2024
– Vandeventer: May 18, 2024
– Greater Ville: June 8, 2024
– Walnut Park East: July 26, 2024
– St Louis Place: September 28, 2024
– CCUNA: September 28, 2024

Kevin McKinney, Executive Director of SLACO, states: “With the Sundy Whiteside Keeping It Clean Initiative, we call upon every resident to play a part in transforming our city. The involvement of local leaders, including Alderman Rasheen Aldridge, and the comprehensive schedule of cleanups are testament to our collective resolve to enact positive change.”

This press conference will provide essential details about the initiative, highlighting how individuals and groups can get involved and the anticipated impact of these community efforts.

For more information on volunteering or attending the kickoff event, please visit

About SLACO: For over 45 years, SLACO has been a cornerstone of community betterment in St. Louis, driving initiatives that enhance neighborhood livability, environmental sustainability, and civic engagement.

Event Details:
Date: April 16, 2024
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Carr Central Neighborhood Center,1629 Biddle St., St. Louis, MO 63106

For further details on the Sundy Whiteside Keeping It Clean Initiative and upcoming events, please contact:

Keith’s Willis,
Sr., Project Manager,