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Steven Player will take on the newly created role of vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion for BJC HealthCare on November 1. The role was created to advance BJC’s mission to provide equitable, culturally aware care for all patients and ensure a diverse, culturally competent workforce.

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Addressing equity issues comes down to leveling a playing field that has been notoriously and historically unequal in the St. Louis region. Public transit is one of the assets in the community that does that in a positive and present way that people can see. It is all about creating connecti…

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The St. Louis American won the Gold Cup award for weekly newspapers with a circulation of 5,000 or more, from Missouri Press Association in its 2020 Better Newspaper Contest. This marks the sixth time in the past eight years that The St. Louis American has won top honors among all large week…

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ST. LOUIS, Sept. 22, 2020 - Officials from Schnuck Markets, Inc. today announced a $100,000 donation to ease the technology crisis in St. Louis Public Schools and St. Louis Charter Schools KIPP and Premier Charter. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, students of these schools are attending…

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The cost for providing bridge medication program for individuals returning to the community after prison in Missouri has now been included in the health care contract by the Missouri Department of Corrections and will be administered by Corizon Health and Rx Outreach through December.

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Saint Louis Crisis Nursery raised more than $103,000 in its mostly virtual Celebrity Night for the Crisis Nursery on August 20. The amount raised is enough to keep 345 children safe at the Crisis Nursery, which provides a 24-hour, 365 days/year safe haven for children, birth through age 12, …

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Economic disparities for Black-owned businesses is an issue that protest leader, organizer and entrepreneur Ohun Ashe has addressed with her website For the Culture STL (fortheculturestl.com). The site highlights Black-owned businesses, events and services in the St. Louis region.