Mayor Slay & Child Advocates Celebrate Project LAUNCH Grant

Mayor Slay and other elected officials were on hand today to kickoff the beginning of the Project LAUNCH initiative in St. Louis City. The initiative is funded by a $4.2 million federal grant awarded to the Missouri Department of Mental Health and a consortium of St. Louis child-serving agencies. Project LAUNCH, a program of the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental […]

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Join Us for the Kickoff of St. Louis Project LAUNCH

Help Launch St. Louis Project LAUNCH at the Kickoff Event on Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00 AM You are invited to help us celebrate the initiation of St. Louis Project LAUNCH on Tuesday, January 15 at 10:00 AM at the Grace Hill Water Tower Hub at 2125 Bissell, St. Louis, MO 63107. Join Mayor Francis G. Slay and state officials […]

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Mayor’s Commission Focuses on Early Childhood

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Mayor Slay convened the Mayor’s Commission on Children, Youth and Families for their last meeting of 2012.  The previous two meetings of the Mayor’s Commission focused largely on youth violence, the creation of the Youth Violence Prevention Task Force, and youth development issues.  The December meeting focused entirely on early childhood.  Mayor Slay was quick […]

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St. Louis Selected for Project LAUNCH

St. Louis has been selected as a site for Project LAUNCH with initiation to begin in late 2012. Project LAUNCH is a five-year, $4.2 million federal initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The population of focus is children from birth through age 8. The goal is for all children to reach social, emotional, behavioral, […]

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Mayor’s Commission Focuses on SLPS, Teen Birth Rates and Community Health

On Tuesday, September 18, 2012 Mayor Slay convened the Commission on Children, Youth and Families for their third quarterly meeting of the year. The Mayor’s Commission met at St. Louis Community College- Forest Park. The September meeting included presentations by Dr. Kelvin Adams, Superintendent of the St. Louis Public School District, Allison Hile, Executive Director of the Teen Pregnancy and […]

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