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National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children

Saturday, September 8th is the sixth annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. On this day, pro-life Americans are called to honor the gravesites of aborted children. Solemn prayer vigils will be conducted at these gravesites, of which there are 51 across the United States, as well as at dozens of other sites dedicated in memory Read More

St. Louis Arch Grounds Get Facelift

If you haven’t been to downtown St. Louis in a while, you are in for a surprise! The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial has a new name: The Gateway Arch National Park. Over the last five years, the park has been undergoing a $350 million renovation. Updates include a landscaped bridge connecting downtown to the park Read More

Happy Labor Day

Most of us will celebrate the long weekend by visiting family and friends, resting, and/or taking advantage of the extra day to catch up on household chores.  Labor Day, however, is also our opportunity to celebrate the dedication of laborers and workers who help keep the U.S. economic engine running and to consider the hardships Read More

Many Americans Struggling in Good Economy

According to a recent survey conducted by the Urban Institute, about 40 percent of American families are struggling to meet at least one of their basic needs. Even with a strong economy, many families have trouble paying for food, health care, housing or utilities, the nonprofit research organization noted in a report issued this week. The Read More

2018 Poverty Summit to be Held in Jefferson City

Join difference-makers from across the state for engaging dialogue about building resilient communities in Missouri. The 2018 Poverty Summit brings together knowledgeable speakers who will discuss the five elements of poverty: economic and family security, education, food and nutrition, health, and housing and energy.  Keynote speakers for the 2018 Poverty Summit are Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis Read More