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Nicole Hudson on “Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis” RECON’s Summer 2018 Event

Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives for the City of St. Louis, addressed the June 13, 2018 RECON event with her thoughts on Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis. Her remarks began with a brief history of her parents’ careers, including their trailblazing academic achievements. “They did… Continue reading Nicole Hudson on “Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis” RECON’s Summer 2018 Event

An Evening with the Honorable Julian Castro

On March 22, 2018, the Honorable Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Obama Administration, spent the day in St. Louis, a guest of Incarnate Word Foundation. Castro participated in “RECON: Toward a New Public Discourse,” a series of events to mark the 20th Anniversary… Continue reading An Evening with the Honorable Julian Castro

On the Street Where I Live

We appreciate our collaborative partner, Jeane Vogel, Executive Director, Webster Arts, who hosted this panel discussion in conjunction with “On the Street Where I Live,” a nationally juried exhibit.  Panelists: Ellie Wharton, General Manager, KWRH-LP, Radio 63119, located at Webster-Rock Hill Ministries Rev. Wendy Bruner, Pastor Peace United Church of Christ, Webster Groves Moderator: Sr. Helena Monahan,… Continue reading On the Street Where I Live

Judge Edwards Delivers Inaugural Dr. Norman A. White Lecture at SLU School of Social Work

It may turn out that the shock of Ferguson and events in the streets of St Louis following the Stockley decision and even on the campus of SLU have a mostly beneficial impact in the long run. That's because these events took away our ability to keep looking at these issues as ‘someone else's, over… Continue reading Judge Edwards Delivers Inaugural Dr. Norman A. White Lecture at SLU School of Social Work

Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ presents ‘Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion’

Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, Homeboy Industries The Jack Lally Lecture, Catholic Charities of St. Louis Sponsors:      Archdiocesan Peace and Justice Commission Incarnate Word Foundation Saint Louis University Society of St. Vincent de Paul Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ, founded Homeboy Industries, a $19 million operation that is the largest provider of services to former… Continue reading Fr. Greg Boyle, SJ presents ‘Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion’