[Source: St. Louis American] St. Louis needs to coordinate a fair and efficient way to keep families housed during the post-pandemic economic fallout. Fortunately, we know what to do – a robust homelessness prevention system stabilized thousands of St. Louis families during the Great Recession. We must quickly move to establish clear processes for distributing […]
[Source: governor.mo.gov] Jefferson City During today’s COVID-19 briefing, Governor Parson announced that Missouri will receive $66 million for child care assistance and $1.5 million for food banks under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Read the full Press Release at governor.mo.gov
[Source: St. Louis American] Buses and some businesses will be able to turn people away for not wearing masks, when public health restrictions are lifted on May 18 in St. Louis County and City of St. Louis. Read the full article at Stlamerican.com
[Source: STLGives.org] The St. Louis Regional Response Fund awarded grants to the following organizations via an open grant process. St. Louis Community Foundation sought partners who were currently implementing or planning emergency response to the COVID-19 crisis. Read the full article at STLGives.org
[Source: bostonreview.net] Black Americans are dying of COVID-19 at much higher rates than whites, and nowhere more so than in St. Louis. This is the result of racist policies which collapsed the social safety net while setting blacks in the path of danger. Read the full article at BostonReview.net
[Source: STLToday.com] ST. LOUIS — A local advocacy group voiced concern Thursday about St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s plan to break up a downtown tent encampment of unhoused people in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Read the full article at STLToday.com
[Source: BizJournals.com] The St. Louis Community Foundation said it awarded 110 additional nonprofits with grants totaling more than $1.2 million this week through its Covid-19 Regional Response Fund.