Use Federal Funds in Strategic Maximally Impactful Ways
St. Louis County shall partner with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop an approach that directs Community Development Block Grants (CDBGs) to be more impactful. Specific consideration should be given to local partnerships that use funds for more transformational community development projects that invest in low-income communities.
Ask your employer about opportunities that may exist to intentionally expose students to your industry via internships, mentoring or other volunteer programs. Encourage your employer to develop relationships with local schools to expand opportunities for young people in diverse industries.