Kansas City | St. Louis Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - June 3

The latest local Kansas City/Jefferson City/St. Louis area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Starlight stands with our Black colleagues, patrons, friends and family. Black Lives Matter.

Unofficial election results show that voters elected Justin Carney, Bridget Sinamon, and Patricia Zahn to the Affton Board of Education. Carney and Sinamon will serve their first term on the board and this will be the fourth term for Zahn. Learn more: https://t.co/i25WA7eKJJ

Thanks so much to author @bruce_goldfarb and everyone who joined us online this evening for our @kcstarfyi book group discussion of 18 Tiny Deaths. Learn more & check out some related recommended reading: https://t.co/irSh0ekJkh

Congrats to these @Gotsch_learns third-graders recognized by the Affton Board of Education for earning a blue ribbon and special award for their projects at the St. Louis Science Fair. #afftonlearns #afftonstrong⠀

Congratulations to these @AfftonHS students recognized by the Affton Board of Education for their success at the 2020 Lindy Awards, hosted by @LindenwoodU School of Arts, Media, and Communications. #afftonlearns #afftonstrong⠀

Congratulations to our #afftonstrong Students recognized by the Affton Board of Education this evening!

This evening, Affton Board of Ed welcomed Ashley Benne, @PLTWorg Dir. of School Engagement, & Marilyn Allen, Affton's Dir. of Career & College Readiness, to recognize all our staff who helped us be recognized by PLTW as National Distinguished District. #afftonlearns #afftonstrong


The June 2020 CYS Zine is out! This 16-page monthly mini magazine highlights what's new and notable in the children's department of the Central Library. Normally available at the CYS service desk, you can now download, print, and enjoy the zine from home: https://t.co/2i18e0eOyC

At After the Harvest, we believe that Black Lives Matter and stand in solidarity with communities fighting for justice.

Each of us has a part to play in creating equity and listening to those who are oppressed.

We are listening. We stand with you.

"You can have a diverse room of people; you can have an inclusive room of people; but it doesn't mean it's equitable. The systems are just not designed for that," @Phil_Gaskin, Kauffman VP of Entrepreneurship. #RevitalizeMainStreet @AEOworks

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