Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide

APA Missouri Chapter

#9151845

Thursday, June 7, 2018
2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. CDT

CM | 1.25

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Overview

The session will cover a brief history of our region’s use of segregation housing policies and practices and provide key recommendations to help rebuild our communities and dismantle our significant divides. 

Speakers

Michelle Witthaus

Confirmed Speaker

Michelle Witthaus is the Program Manager for Washington University’s For the Sake of All project which seeks to improve the health of all people by eliminating racial inequities that stifle our region’s growth. The project focuses on health disparities affecting African Americans in areas of greatest impact: economic ... Read More

Gary Newcomer

Confirmed Speaker

Gary Newcomer is Director of Operations for the Community Builders Network of Metro St. Louis (CBN), a professional association of nonprofit community building organizations (CBOs) and associate members in St. Louis. As part of the work, he manages cross-sector coalitions for commercial districts, CDFIs, affordable housing advocates, vacancy, and civic ... Read More

Glenn Burleigh

Confirmed Speaker

Glenn Burleigh has been EHOC’s Community Engagement Specialist, since 2015. Glenn was born in Pine Bluff, AR, and he came to live in St. Louis in 1997, while attending Saint Louis University. Since 2004, Glenn has been an active part of the Missouri progressive movement. Glenn spent many years ... Read More

Contact Info

Michael Zeek, mzeek@marylandheights.com