Let's Start - Community Connection

August 25, 2017
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
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Midwest Litigation
711 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Friday, August 25, 2017
8:30AM - 9:30AM

Location:
Midwest Litigation, 711 North 11th Street
(metered parking or St. Louis Public Park, north of their building)

 

Get involved by helping ALA Gateway and Midwest Litigation pack lunches for children to eat while they visit their incarcerated female relatives!

For more information or to volunteer, contact Brenda Deertz at bdeertz@polsinelli.com.

Let’s Start is dedicated to helping women transition from prison life to society. Women that were just released from prison struggle with housing, education, employment, dysfunctional families, or addictions.

Let’s Start offers support and programs to these women including:

  • Weekly support groups at Let’s Start and the Clayton jail with follow-up and referrals for housing and employment
  • Monthly parenting sessions
  • A legal clinic that offers free legal advice
  • Prison visitation program so children can visit their moms
  • Individual and group therapy sessions for children
  • Field trips for children to provide respite time for caregivers
  • Monthly group sessions for caregivers
  • Structured activities for children when their moms are at support group
  • Talks in the community about issues that impact their lives
  • “Stories of Hope” – true stories relayed through dramatic presentations
  • Discussions with legislators about policies that affect incarcerated or formerly incarcerated women’s lives and their children’s 

Future Meetings

Let's Start - Community Connection

August 25, 2017
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Midwest Litigation
711 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
Venue Website

Volunteer Opportunity: Get involved by helping ALA Gateway and Midwest Litigation pack lunches for children to eat while they visit their incarcerated female relatives!

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Greening Your Business 101: Cost-Effective Strategies

September 20, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Greensfelder Hemker & Gale, P.C. - Outfield Room
10 S. Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102

This presentation addresses owner and tenant options for building energy efficiency, recycling and waste reduction, green cleaning, environmentally preferable purchasing, and effectively marketing green practices.

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Brightside St. Louis - Community Connection

September 23, 2017
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Brightside St. Louis - Demonstration Garden
4646 Shenandoah Ave
St. Louis, MO 63110
Venue Website

Join ALA Gateway to help Brightside St. Louis with their mission to "improve the quality of life in our community by education, engaging and inspiring St. Louisans to make our region cleaner, greener and move enviornmentally sustainbable" by lending a hel

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Social Connection Event

October 05, 2017
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

TBD

Save the Date for a special event with Acropolis Technology and DTI!

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Law Leadership: Partner Compensation to Support Strategic Growth and Collaboration

October 18, 2017
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Kemoll's Italian Restaurant
211 N Broadway
St. Louis, MO 63102
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Save the Date! More details coming soon!

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Member Orientation Event

October 24, 2017
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Husch Blackwell
190 Carondelet Plaza
Clayton, MO 63105

Join fellow ALA Gateway Chapter members to catch up and network. It's an opportunity to do what our chapter does best, plus learn or get a refresher on all the chapter has to offer to help you succeed.

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Let's Start - Community Connection

October 27, 2017
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Midwest Litigation
711 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
Venue Website

Volunteer Opportunity: Get involved by helping ALA Gateway and Midwest Litigation pack lunches for children to eat while they visit their incarcerated female relatives!

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State of St. Louis Report

November 15, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Vue 17 - 17th Floor in University Tower Building (across from the Galleria)
1034 S. Brentwood Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63117

Save the Date! More details coming soon!

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Annual Holiday Luncheon

December 13, 2017
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Moulin
2017 Chouteau Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63103

Save the Date for ALA Gateway's Annual Holiday Luncheon. Donation items will be collected benefiting Camp Hope.

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