Mayor’s Commission takes on Youth Violence

On April 19, 2012 Mayor Slay convened the Commission on Children, Youth and Families for their second quarterly meeting of the year.  The Commission met at St. Louis Community College- Forest Park. The meeting began with the introduction of two new Commission Members: Mr. Tom Santel of BJC and Rev. Starsky D. Wilson of the Deaconess Foundation. During the Mayor’s Commission […]

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Mayor’s Commission discusses youth violence, child health

On Thursday, February 8, 2012 Mayor Slay convened the Commission on Children, Youth and Families for their first meeting of 2012.  The meeting was held at the Nine Network of Public Media where Jack Galmiche, president and CEO of the Nine Network, welcomed the Commission to a beautifully renovated space in their facilities. Mayor Slay began the meeting by noting […]

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Children of the St. Louis Region

The St. Louis region has fewer children today than it did 10 years ago. That’s the finding of an analysis by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments done at the request of Vision for Children at Risk. East-West Gateway (EWG) is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the St. Louis region. EWG serves an area made up of the […]

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Fun Facts About VCR

Did you know… that some 6,000 people meet at VCR every year to formulate and advance strategies to promote the well-being of St. Louis children, youth and families? there are still seven attendees who have not paid the registration fee for the 2001 Children’s Summit? that VCR has published nine editions (and counting) of the Children of Metropolitan St. Louis […]

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Mayor’s Commission Convenes: last meeting of 2011

On Thursday, October 13 the City of St. Louis’ Mayor’s Commission on Children, Youth and Families convened for the last time in the 2011 calendar year.  The meeting took place at the offices of Vision for Children at Risk.  The meeting began with a welcome from Mayor Slay and a special acknowledgement of commission member Judge Jimmie Edwards. Judge Edwards […]

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