Anti-Defamation League of St. Louis
With A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE, the Anti-Defamation of St. Louis has an extensive anti-bias education program. They team with the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum and the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, to present programs to students, teachers, police officers, and others.
Central Reform Congregation
Throughout our history, CRC has been a shelter of peace where everyone is warmly welcomed. But we have also been a bridge to the larger community, with a commitment to the Jewish principle of “Tikkun Olam” – “repair of the world.” We understand and accept our responsibility to be a part of the solution in our neighborhoods, our city, and our world.
Diversity Awareness Partnership St. Louis (DAP)
Committed to inclusive communities where diversity is respected and embraced, and equity is the norm, DAP offers publications, events, and on-going programs to promote diversity in communities, organizations, and companies, and to increase individual’s cultural proficiency and to diversify social and professional networks (DAP Connect).
Diversity Awareness Partnership (DAP) offers several programs aimed at increasing diversity and inclusion in St. Louis.
- DAP Connect Program
- Diversity and Inclusion Training
- Explore Career Immersion Program
- Give Respect, and Get Respect Program
Educating for Social Justice Meet Up
This is a meetup group for anyone in the St. Louis area interested in educating for social justice. Join our group to meet other teachers, parents, students and community activists interested in education and social justice. This meetup group is facilitated by members of The Literacy for Social Justice Teacher Research Group.
Episcopal Diocese of Missouri
Dismantling Racism Training: The Commission leads a 14 hour training for the Diocese of Missouri. It is mandatory for clergy and wardens in the Diocese of Missouri, but open to every member and all Christians who wish to deepen their understanding of racism, prejudice, and privilege. The training has been described as engaging, challenging, supporting, uplifting; it is an intense two-day workshop which includes historic and current material, multimedia, small groups, role plays, facilitated dialogue, and spiritual nourishment.
Workshops are free and include lunch and refreshments. Space is limited to thirty participants and training will occur with a minimum of fifteen registrations.
Focus St. Louis
FOCUS St. Louis offers a continuum of eight civic leadership programs to engage leaders from high school students to senior executives. We provide established and aspiring leaders with unparalleled access to key people and resources necessary for inspiring and producing positive regional change. Participants learn about the assets and challenges of the St. Louis region.
- A Focus on Civil Leadership
- Connections Across Sectors
- Youth Leadership St. Louis (YLSL)
- CORO Women in Leadership (WIL)
- Leadership St. Louis (LSL)
- Experience St. Louis (ESL)
- Diversity Leadership Fellow (DLF)
- Focus Impact Fellows
- Alumni Network
NAACP St. Louis City Chapter
The NAACP insures the political, educational, social and economic equality of minority groups and citizens; achieves equality of rights and eliminates race prejudice among the citizens of the United States; removes all barriers of racial discrimination through the democratic processes; seeks to enact and enforce federal, state, and local laws securing civil rights; informs the public of the adverse effects of racial discrimination and seeks its elimination; educates persons as to their constitutional rights and to take all lawful action in furtherance of these principles.
GAME CHANGER #7: PROMOTING EQUALITY IN EDUCATION
The St. Louis City NAACP’s Education Program strives to ensure that all students have access to a free, high quality, equitably-funded, public pre-k and k-12 education followed by diverse opportunities for accessible, affordable vocational or university education.
NCCJ St. Louis
The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) of Greater St. Louis works to create inclusive, representative communities through leadership and education. We partner with individuals, organizations, networks, and corporations to help them make institutional change in their corner of the community. We empower leaders for diversity and inclusion, for equity and justice, so that all people will have access to our nation’s opportunities and be included in its promise.
What We Do
- Community Dialogue & Advocacy
- Education & Training
- Capacity Building & Certification
- Consulting & Technical Assistance
- Building Inclusive Communities
- Certified Diversity Faciltrainer Program (CDFP)
- Dismantling Racism
- Grow What You Know
- Inclusion Institutes
Peace Tree Spirituality Center
Peace Tree’s Race & Grace program creates space to wrestle with matters of race that have shaped our stories and life experiences in an effort to begin truly seeing and hearing each other, which is one step in the work of the much-needed healing in this region. The classes meet once a month for six months.
The Justice Institute of St. Louis
The MISSION of the Justice Institute is to build a network of leaders, teachers, and students, in St. Louis to motivate and empower grassroots activists through political education and training.
Womens Voices Raised for Social Justice
Women’s Voices achieves our mission through education and advocacy. Our program committee selects a variety of knowledgeable speakers to provide information on a variety of social justice issues. Programs are held on the second Thursday of each month, September through May, at 7 p.m. at The Heights (Maplewood-Richmond Heights Community Center), 8001 Dale Avenue, Richmond Heights 63117. Programs are open to the public, free of charge, and guests are welcome.
The YWCA Metro St. Louis has developed a highly interactive series of award-winning seminars to improve workforce performance and foster teamwork across a diverse group of employees. The Race and the Workplace seminars will assist organizations across our community foster a positive work culture that supports inclusion—opening the door to honest, productive conversations about bias and preferences rooted in race and culture. Seminars are offered free of charge.
The YWCA also organizes dialogue groups called Witnessing Whiteness. This dialogue group is designed to assist people that identify as White with understanding racism, White privilege and White Supremacy in America. This group will follow the book “Witnessing Whiteness”.