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POWER IS THE ABILITY TOSELF-DETERMINEDEFINE OUR FUTURECHANGE THE SYSTEM

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Power-Building Academy

an entry point for community members who want to lead change

Chisholm’s Chair

a training initiative supporting Black and Latinx women as they explore publicly elected and appointed office

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WEPOWER Accelerator

a 10-week entrepreneurship development program for Black & Latinx founders

WEPOWER Capital

a community fund that invests $50,000-$200,000 in high growth businesses through revenue share agreements and loans

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Kiva Hub

zero interest loans for the people by the people

ELEVATE ESTL

a power-building campaign led by a collective of Black residents of East St. Louis City

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Meet WEPOWER’s Fall Cohort of Biz Owners!

November 16, 2022 MEET WEPOWER’S FALL COHORT OF BIZ OWNERS! We are SO HAPPY to share that we have welcomed our fourth cohort of amazing Black and Latinx founders to the WEPOWER family! Take time to get to know each company and checkout their products, services, and venues!   Jamila Boone | Scene Event Space…

St. Louis County Council Votes to Allocate $5.6 Million in ARPA Funds to Improve Local Early Childhood Education

October 25, 2022 St. Louis County Council Votes to Allocate $5.6 Million in ARPA Funds to Improve Local Early Childhood Education   The vote follows months of public testimony and advocacy from The Early Childhood Power & Policy Action Group members and supporters.   After months of negotiations and hearings, the St. Louis County Council…

Protecting STL Children

October 24, 2022 Protecting STL Children On Monday, St. Louis experienced one of the greatest fears of our time: a school shooting.   The Central Visual and Performing Arts High School community faced an active shooter situation which led to multiple deaths and injuries of students and educators and immeasurable collective trauma.   As we…