Be the Change with MCU: Week of June 5

MEDICAID EXPANSION UPDATE:  The Cole County Circuit Court this week rejected the frivolous lawsuits filed against our campaign, reaffirming that Amendment 2 / Medicaid Expansion will remain on the August 4 ballot.  We are pleased these frivolous lawsuits have been dismissed and… Continue Reading

Be the Change With MCU: Week of May 22

Municipal Elections on Tuesday, June 2: School Board and More! Voting, particularly in local elections, shapes our communities. On Tuesday, June 2 serveral school boards and city governments will elect new or retain current members. There are bond issues on some of… Continue Reading

Metropolitan Congregations United and Campaign for Youth Justice #FreeOurYouth

Metropolitan Congregations United (MCU) EX-incarcerated People Organizing-MO (EXPO-MO) and Campaign for Youth Justice (TCYJ) are staging a protest parade on May 8, at 5pm at the Division of Youth Service’s Hogan St. Center, 1839 Hogan St., St. Louis 63106. To RSVP text #freeouryouth to 31996 The protest is a call during this unprecedented health crisis… Continue Reading

EVERY TUESDAY: Just[ice] for You: Families Impacted by the Juvenile Courts

Every Tuesday from 6pm-7:30pm, families with youth involved in the court system are invited to share their experiences. Participants will learn how to navigate the system, understand their rights and advocate for their youths. Participatory Defense is a community organizing… Continue Reading

Nov 3 Public Meeting: When They #SeeUsSTL

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MCU congregations are changing the narrative of black youth and families who are court involved. Our 2019 Public Meeting, When They #SeeUsSTL, offers the opportunity to hold public officials accountable on three initiatives: Raise the Age Now Join the coalition… Continue Reading