Let's Start - Community Connection

February 23, 2018
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
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Alaris
614 North 11th Street
St. Louis, MO 63101
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Friday, February 23, 2018
8:30AM - 9:30AM
Location:
Alaris, 614 North 11th Street
(metered parking or St. Louis Public Park, north of 711 North 11th building)

Get involved by helping ALA Gateway and Alaris 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

April 27, 2018
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM

Alaris Litigation
614 North 11th Street
St. Loui, MO 63101
Venue Website

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

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Law Day Run

April 28, 2018
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Belleville, IL

Join ALA for the 17th Annual St. Clair County Law Day 5K and 1K Youth Run! The race starts at 9AM in historic downtown Belleville, IL on Saturday, April 28th. For more information about the race visit the Law Day Run website at http://www.lawdayrun.com/

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2018 Pride Parade

June 24, 2018
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Downtown St. Louis - Market Street
800 Market Street
St. Louis, MO 63101

Don't Stress Alone! Join ALA as we STRESS DIVERSITY at the 2018 Pride Parade! This is open to all within the legal community. Register now and walk with us!

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ALA Gateway Annual EXPO

August 02, 2018
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Four Seasons St. Louis
999 North 2nd Street
St. Louis, MO 63102
Venue Website

Save the Date - Details coming soon!

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