For Us, By Us, with Love

For Us, By Us, with Love

August 25, 2022 For Us, By Us, with Love By: Coral Bello-Martinez   What drew me to work in education? I wanted to become the teacher that I had needed when I was in high school.   I was born…

We Have More Power Than We Recognize

We Have More Power Than We Recognize

August 4, 2022 We Have More Power Than We Recognize By: Jacqueline Person   You don’t know what I’m going through, and at the same time I don’t necessarily know that you don’t know what I’m going through. It’s complex,…

You Have a Future in This: How vision can help build a village

You Have a Future in This: How vision can help build a village

July 14, 2022 You Have a Future in This: How vision can help build a village   By: Tim Eleby (aka Tim the Caterer)   I’m a dreamer. I get a vision, see stuff happening in my mind’s eye, and then…

Keeping Kids at the Center

Keeping Kids at the Center

June 13, 2022 Keeping Kids at the Center By Adesha Armstrong   This kind of work we do? It isn’t about us-it’s about the kids. If we’re not holding kids at the center, then how can we truly serve them…

Meet + Support The Spring 2022 Cohort of Elevate/Elevar Biz Accelerator!

Meet + Support The Spring 2022 Cohort of Elevate/Elevar Biz Accelerator!

May 4, 2022 Meet + Support The Spring 2022 Cohort of Elevate/Elevar Biz Accelerator!   WEPOWER is beyond thrilled to welcome our third ever cohort of Elevate/Elevar, our accelerator for Black and Latinx-owned companies. This year, we are scaling our…

A “One-Of-A-Kind” Team: An Interview with WEPOWER’s Community Wealth Building Team

A “One-Of-A-Kind” Team: An Interview with WEPOWER’s Community Wealth Building Team

March 30, 2022 A “One-Of-A-Kind” Team: An Interview with WEPOWER’s Community Wealth Building Team WEPOWER’s Community Wealth Building team came together with interviewer Whitney Bembenek to share about their backgrounds, personal visions, superpowers, and the meaning of their work. The…

13 Black and Latinx Women graduate from WEPOWER’s Chisolm’s Chair Fellowship, prepare to pursue public leadership positions

13 Black and Latinx Women graduate from WEPOWER’s Chisolm’s Chair Fellowship, prepare to pursue public leadership positions

March 18, 2022 13 Black and Latinx Women graduate from WEPOWER’s Chisolm’s Chair Fellowship, prepare to pursue public leadership positions In its second year, the Fellowship is designed to support and train Black and Latinx women as they pursue public…

Letting Curiosity Lead

Letting Curiosity Lead

November 23, 2021 Letting Curiosity Lead By Vanessa Pimblott I have a longstanding nickname that my grandma gave me: Sinvergüenza. It’s Spanish for “bold and without shame.” She has always told me, “¡Eres tan sinvergüenza!” (You’re so shameless!)–and it’s true!…

A Catalyst for Change

A Catalyst for Change

September 20, 2021 A Catalyst for Change “I am and always will be a catalyst for change.” -Shirley Chisholm   Our street was horrible. It was barely passable in a car and you had to get your front end aligned…

WEPOWER Recruits Second Cohort of Black and Latinx Women Preparing For Public Leadership

WEPOWER Recruits Second Cohort of Black and Latinx Women Preparing For Public Leadership

September 1, 2021 WEPOWER Recruits Second Cohort of Black and Latinx Women Preparing For Public Leadership In its second year, the Fellowship is designed to support and train Black and Latinx women to hold public leadership in St. Louis  …