Apply to the Power-Building Academy

Do you believe every family has a right to live free of poverty? If so, apply to join our Spring 2020 Power-Building Academy today!

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WEPOWER activates community power to redesign systems to be just and equitable for all. WE are building a powerful movement led by everyday people who want to create a better future for us all.

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    We are recruiting community members from...

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    St. Louis City Wards 3, 9, 20, 21

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    St. Louis County: Normandy township, Airport township

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    North St. Louis City, South St. Louis City, North St. Louis County

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    who want to lead and advocate for economic justice so every family can build wealth and live free from poverty.


Over seven months, you will partner with WEPOWER and other members of your community to:

  1. Develop leadership skills.
  2. Design new solutions to achieve economic justice.
  3. Take action to eradicate poverty.

You will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 15 hours per month towards the Power Building Academy. Due to the number of hours that will be required of your time, you and other participants will receive grant funding. Childcare and meals will be provided during sessions.


Questions? Contact Charlene Mack at 704-451-0292 or [email protected]