Steve's Blog

More light at the end of the tunnel

We study the impact of our programs on the lives of our homeless families in a number of ways. We assess our influence on their self-sufficiency, getting a job, learning new coping skills, re-establishing a permanent home for their children, etc.
We also measure whether their financial well-being improves by the time they leave the program.

Progress on MOHealthWINs Data Center Lab at MCC-BT

It may not look like much now with bare drywall and no furniture, but MCC-Business & Technology is on its way to building an innovative learning experience with the new MOHealthWINs Data Center Lab.

Over 350,000 Signatures

Thank you. Through the hard work of faithful community leaders and volunteers like you, CCO and Missouri Faith Voices collected over 50,000 signatures to get Cap the Rate and Raise the Wage on the ballot in November.

I Want to be the Change

A few weeks ago I took a trip to downtown Kansas City with our Street Outreach Service (SOS) Team when I saw a young guy taking a shower outside of a building using a garden hose.

Partnership between UMSL and Missouri Institute of Mental Health is one to be 'proud' of

It’s 8:30 a.m. and Joseph Parks has already fielded four conference calls, all of them while driving into St. Louis from his home in Columbia, Mo.

Hope…what Chaplaincy Services Provides for our Kids

Providing Hope is critical component of the job when you are head of Chaplaincy Services at KidsTLC.

Equity in Care is Quality Health Care

This month was National Minority Health month and most visitors to this site may already know this. What most may not know is that Booker T. Washington started National Negro Health Week in 1915 and it was the descendant of today’s National Minority Health month. Booker T. Washington understood then what we are starting to better appreciate today: better health is about wellness and prevention and minorities have worse health care outcomes than non-minorities.