Save the Date! Child Advocacy Day 2021 will be held virtually from March 8-12.
Since August, the North Central Plan Steering Committee, with support from the Deaconess Foundation and the United Church of Christ Church Building and Loan Fund, have been in engaged in a community-led visioning and strategic planning process to form the North Central Plan.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being closed its physical space to Co-Locators and Community Partners. Since the closure in March, Deaconess Center has designed guidelines for a safe re-entry for our community. The re-entry guidelines are focused on providing community health best practices and meeting the demand of advancing child well-being.
Deaconess Foundation seeks to partner with local Black-led social service and social change organizations by investing a total of $2.2 million in support of COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts in the St. Louis region. The funding will support sustaining Black-led organization’s capacity to respond to community needs during the pandemic. The Equitable Relief and Recovery Fund aims to strengthen existing regional infrastructure …
Deaconess Center’s mission is to build power to advance child well-being in the St. Louis region by strengthening alliances for child-friendly public policy, increasing citizen contact with policy makers, positioning youth and organizers to move systems, and engaging faith communities in child advocacy.
Currently, the physical building of Deaconess Center is closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Deaconess Foundation and the UCC Church Building and Loan Fund (CB&LF) are soliciting proposals for a Planning Firm or Team to guide and execute a highly transparent and new community-led visioning and strategic planning process in the North Central Plan footprint of St. Louis, Missouri.
Deaconess Community, On March 2nd, I shared a message, entitled Coronavirus: Precautions for the Deaconess Community, informing you of the steps we’ve taken to keep our community healthy to be sure that our children are well. It focused primarily on the operations of Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being. The pandemic and public health responses have progressed in ways which impact …
Please join us for Centering Children in Politics: A Symposium for Investing in Black Futures on Saturday, February 22. This day-long event, jointly hosted and developed by Faith for Justice and Deaconess Foundation
December 9, 2019 – Faith-Inspired Social Action
We welcome Rev. Jim Wallis, Founder, President and Editor-in-Chief of Sojourners, New York Times bestselling author and widely-recognized theologian.
Deaconess Foundation is soliciting proposals to launch a Power Moves assessment to measure the Foundation’s use of power and depth in executing a power-building approach rooted in tenets of “trust-based philanthropy”.