STL- SLACO Economic Development Associate VISTA SLACO’s mission is to improve the quality of life for the residents and stakeholders of neighborhoods of the St. Louis region through community-based initiatives, citizen empowerment, and neighborhood organizing, and building the resiliency
New home groundbreaking ceremony with CF. Vatterott Construction, Ald. Clark-Hubbard, and Mayor Krewson. Thanks to everyone who attended, and partnerships like this rebuilding our community!
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. Through team-based,
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 program,
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 of vacant property as
Thanks to all who attended our Blues Off Grand event! Enjoy selected pictures!
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
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!