StitchCast Studio Special Edition: RISE UP
“Gun Violence IS a Public Health Epidemic”
Drops August 29, 2020 at 10:00 AM at storystitchers.org.
Youth leaders discuss systemic causes and system changes needed to end the high rates of gun violence and suicide in Missouri, with Jessi LaRose from Missouri Foundation for Health.
Recorded live in Zoom August 13, 2020.
Pick the City UP Art Interlude: “We Cope”
Copyright Saint Louis Story Stitchers, 2019.
ST. LOUIS-BASED ORGANIZATION SAINT LOUIS STORY STITCHERS ARTISTS COLLECTIVE PRESENTS VOICES OF MINORITY YOUTH IN RISE UP
A week-long celebration of often unheard voices, Saint Louis Story Stitchers will present RISE UP with new youth-led podcasts and a performance celebrating the voices and rising power of Black youth.
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• Listen to the voices of Black youth to learn and grow your own awareness of the root causes of violence.
• Carry the torch forward to support at risk youth in your own community.
Saint Louis Story Stitchers programs are supported locally by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, Spirit of St. Louis Women’s Fund, Kranzberg Arts Foundation, Incarnate Word Foundation, Missouri Humanities Council, Missouri Arts Council, Regional Arts Commission, Arts and Education Council PNC, and nationally by the Lewis Prize for Music Covid-19 Community Response Fund, Lush Corporation’s The Charity Pot, and supportive individuals like YOU!