Stitchers Youth Council


Earn community service hours, build your resume, give your time and talents to build the nonprofit and create a stronger, healthier St. Louis!

STITCHERS STOREFRONT STUDIO    

616 N Skinker in the Loop District and online in Zoom

Young artists and business enthusiasts 16-24 years old learn as they help to build the nonprofit. Guest artists, arts workshops, hip hop, beat making, film and media studies, read aloud, resume writing, the art of business, open studio, photography, story collecting, storytelling, videography, music, games, mentors, and more!

Email Emeara Burns, aka E – programdirector@storystitchers.org to learn more.

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Work towards a better community while you have fun, make friends and build your resume with great extracurricular activities, expand your artistic and business skills, and have access to numerous adults for mentoring, tutoring and college and employment references.

To learn more attend a session and apply below.

Story Stitchers activities at the Stitchers Storefront Studio, 616 N Skinker in the Loop District are on hold during Covid-19 but we are super active online!

Come out and play!

Story Stitchers staff are opening up new programs for Stitchers Youth Council!

All programs are hosted by Stitchers Youth Council and program director “E” and her hip hop buddies Blue Beatz and Ntegrity!

Programs are free to registered members of Stitchers Youth Council and take place in a Zoom Room. Links to application and registration forms are on this page.

To join you must be 16-24 years old and adhere to our policies:

No Guns, No Gangs, No Drugs.

Super simple, super fun, and safe!!

Here is the schedule. Sorry grown-ups— Youth only!

StitchCast Studio is a youth-led podcast production and the only program where youth can earn $100!! for participating and end up on iTunes!  Sign up for that HERE!

Stitchers Youth Council activities for Registered members only.

Fill out the forms to apply! 

Fill out the Stitchers Youth Council Tell Application HERE

Fill out the Story Stitchers Registration Form HERE

All programs meet in Zoom. 

Story Stitchers STREAMING 4Stream Team workshops incorporate live streaming fun, messaging techniques, and marketing discussions to build audience! Stream Team is a program of Story Stitchers Youth Council. Join Stitchers Youth Council and gain access to a fun program with other 18-24 year olds who are interested in learning marketing and journalism. Programs support StitchCast Studio, Story Stitchers’ youth-led podcasts and are run in Zoom. Selected recordings will be live streamed on multiple platforms! Work with Story Stitchers own hip hop artists E, Blue Beatz and Ntegrity to make a statement that betters our community.

App & Rap is a music creating group where new beats and music are made with any means necessary! Even a phone! App & Rap Studio Sessions are a program of Story Stitchers Youth Council. Join Stitchers Youth Council and gain access to a fun program with other 16-24 year olds who are interested in careers in the arts including writers, rappers including E, Mr KP, Ntegrity and Blue Beatz, and musicians. Pizza raffles and more!

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Saturday Studio Sessions are a program of Story Stitchers Youth Council and incorporate guest artists and explore how to launch a career in the arts or related fields. Join Stitchers Youth Council and gain access to a fun program with other 16-24 year olds who are interested in careers in the arts including writers, rappers including E, Mr KP, Ntegrity and Blue Beatz, visual artists including Carmon Colangelo and musicians. Pizza raffles and more! Programs are run in Zoom.

 

Sponsored by the City of St. Louis’ Youth at Risk Crime Prevention Grant of 2020, Steward Family Foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health, and Regional Arts Commission. To learn more visit storystitchers.org.

Saturday, May 9th 1:00-3:00

Social Worker by Day; Hip Hop Emcee by Night! May 9th is rap artist “Mr. KP” Dennis who will share lively stories of touring nationally with Nelly back in the day and talk about how he makes a living and still finds time for music

Saturday, March 16, 4:00-5:00

Studio Tour with visual artist Carmon Colangelo

This session is open to all.

To learn more email programdirector@storystitchers.org.

Find UPCOMING activities HERE

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The Saint Louis Story Stitchers Artists Collective are a Resident Organization at the Kranzberg Arts Foundation in Grand Center. Professional artists and Youth Council members gather during the week and most every Saturday’s at the Stitchers Storefront Studio at 616 N Skinker, just off the Delmar Loop, is for recording, editing and publishing. During Covid-19 we are working online in virtual rooms. Lots happening! Join in!

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Some Saturdays include community exploration. The Collective has visited arts professionals and cultural institutions such as the Contemporary Art Museum, Bruno David Gallery, the World Chess Hall of Fame, the Saint Louis Art Museum and attend performances such as A Raisin in the Sun, a fabulous performance by The Black Rep at Harris Stowe University.

Youth 16-24 years old who are interested in arts, culture and community leadership may apply to join the Youth Council. Story Stitchers is a charitable organization and it is about giving your talent and your time to build a healthier society. If this sounds like you, apply today!

Saint Louis Story Stitchers admits youth of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school administered programs.

Fill out the Stitchers Youth Council Tell Application HERE

Fill out the Story Stitchers Registration Form HERE

Question? Drop us a line. We’ll hit you back right away!

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