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The Tomorrow Builders aim to improve early childhood education in St. Louis | St. Louis Magazine

The Tomorrow Builders aim to improve early childhood education in St. Louis | St. Louis Magazine

Even in the first days of school, Albert Sanders Jr. says, he can often tell which children have been in a classroom before: Is this child able to listen to a book for five minutes? Can she tell the difference between letters and numbers?

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How would your life change if early childhood education was drastically improved across St. Louis?

How would your life change if early childhood education was drastically improved across St. Louis?

Your answers will help inform the creation of a playbook to improve early childhood education throughout St. Louis. They may even be featured in the playbook!

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Last call! Elevate/Elevar Application Closes Sunday

Last call! Elevate/Elevar Application Closes Sunday

Koran Bolden shares a few words with Elevate/Elevar applicants as they approach the application finish line.

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St. Louis Accelerator Program Aims To Get Black And Latino Entrepreneurs A Seat At The Table

St. Louis Accelerator Program Aims To Get Black And Latino Entrepreneurs A Seat At The Table

According to a report by Diversity VC and Rate My Investor, less than 1% of all venture capital funding supports black entrepreneurs and 1.8% of funding backs Latino founders. The St. Louis organization WEPOWER aims to boost those percentages. Recently, the company initiated Elevate/Elevar, an accelerator program for black and Latino entrepreneurs.

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Mayor Krewson, Public Safety Director Edwards—INVEST in our children & the transformation of systems that impact them

Mayor Krewson, Public Safety Director Edwards—INVEST in our children & the transformation of systems that impact them

Gloria Nolan, Advocacy and Operations Coordinator, testified on the steps of City Hall as part of the For Our Future rally. Read a transcript of her powerful words.

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New business accelerator launches for black, Latinx entrepreneurs

New business accelerator launches for black, Latinx entrepreneurs

Read the Post-Dispatch’s coverage of Elevate/Elevar. “The goal is for each firm in the cohort to receive $30,000 within the first couple of months of the program.”

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Register for VISION, the small business innovation symposium

Register for VISION, the small business innovation symposium

This is the 5th Annual Vision Symposium. Vision is the region’s largest and ONLY inclusion innovation conference celebrating, educating, and supporting women, people of color, and immigrant emerging entrepreneurs and existing business owners.

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Announcing the Elevate/Elevar Accelerator!

Announcing the Elevate/Elevar Accelerator!

Apply to the region’s only accelerator for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs of early-stage companies!

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A 30-year plan and the Role of Futurism

A 30-year plan and the Role of Futurism

Charli Cooksey talks about the development of her 30-year plan and the role that futurism plays in her approach to building WEPOWER.