Get Out the Vote for Medicaid Expansion

GOTV for Amendment 2

Many of you worked hard to collect petition signatures to get Medicaid Expansion on the ballot – thanks for your efforts. We’re urging you to not let the petition efforts be for naught – please join us in the Get Out the Vote opportunities listed below as we work to complete a successful campaign to bring Medicaid Expansion to Missouri.

Read on to find out how you can keep the momentum going to the ballot box. Continue Reading

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

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

COVID-19 Regional Response Team Forms to Meet Social Needs

covid-19 Regional Response Team

(April 8, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health challenge unlike anything we have faced in over a century. As with prior crises, it is the most vulnerable who stand to suffer and lose the most. Already stretched social service providers are working hard to respond to a new reality that requires residents to remain in their homes with no open schools, limited childcare, dramatically reduced employment, and underlying health conditions and other risk factors. No single organization or institution can respond to this crisis alone. The only effective response is a coordinated one. The COVID-19 Regional Response Team seeks to build on the learnings and experiences of organizations skilled in crisis response to create a centralized, regional system of response to meet these social needs for the bi-state area. Continue Reading