Letting Curiosity Lead

November 23, 2021 Letting Curiosity Lead By Vanessa Pimblott Vanessa is WEPOWER’s Lead of Community Building and Partnerships, and an alum of WEPOWER’s inaugural Tomorrow Builder’s Fellowship. Photo by Izaiah…

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A Catalyst for Change

September 20, 2021 A Catalyst for Change By Marie Franklin Marie Franklin is a mother, grandmother, caretaker, leader, community organizer, Chisholm’s Chair alum, and life-long East St. Louis resident. Photo…

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Supporting the Soles of St. Louis

August 21, 2021 Supporting the Soles of St. Louis By Jaquan Vassel Jaquan Vassel is a certified pedorthist and founder of Vassel’s Comfort Shoes and Custom Insoles, a leading specialist…

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A Whole Different Vibration

MARCH 15, 2021 A Whole Different Vibration by Fatimah Muhammad with Joey Saunders   Entrepreneurialism is in my blood, passed down by my parents and grandparents. My fascination with bees,…

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Justice Is My Favorite Word

FEBRUARY 26, 2021 Justice Is My Favorite Word by Councilwoman and Inaugural Chisholm’s Chair Fellow Nicole Greer with Joey Saunders   Justice is my favorite word, but I want it…

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Our Dreams Hold Hands

JANUARY 29, 2021 Our Dreams Hold Hands by Tiffany Wesley with Joey Saunders   I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the interconnectedness of dreams. How our ancestors’ dreams reach…

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Go Ask Alice

NOVEMBER 17, 2020 Go Ask Alice By Alice Moore with Joey Saunders Alice Moore is an Elevate ESTL Power Builder in East St. Louis, IL. Photos by Joey Saunders. So…

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