MISSOURI LEGISLATIVE BLACK CAUCUS HOSTS TOWN HALL MEETING

The State of Black Missouri

(Jefferson City)- On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Missouri Legislative Black Caucus will host the “The State Of Black Missouri’ Town Hall Forum at the Omega Center located at 3900 Goodfellow Blvd. St. Louis, MO from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST.

The Missouri Legislative Black Caucus currently consists of 19 State Representatives and 3 Senators all representing the urban corridors of the East and West of the state and collectively represent nearly 1 million citizens of the State of Missouri.

The Omega Center is the home of the St. Louis Upsilon Omega Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and the Upsilon Omega Foundation. Their community service initiative has afforded the MLBC use of their facility. Manhood, Scholarship, Perseverance, and Uplift are their cardinal principles. The Upsilon Omega Foundation in St. Louis embraced these core principles by philanthropic assistance to the surrounding community and scholarship assistance to students in their quest for higher learning through academics.

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. after 100 years of service continue to leverage their power and influence to their commitment to uplift the communities of which they serve.

“The State of Black Missouri’ Town Hall Forum will address: Crime in St. Louis – Juvenile Justice, Immigration, State of Missouri Healthcare Systems, Correctional Systems, Collaboration with Law Enforcement, Minority Business Opportunities or lack there of and issues regarding our Education System.

Rep. Alan Green, Missouri Legislative Black Caucus Chairman states, “Our schools, communities and the State of Missouri is on life support. Our children deserve the best education available, senior citizens are afraid in their own communities, our black businesses are not thriving, healthcare costs have skyrocketed, criminals have claimed St. Louis as their own and how do we collaborate with law enforcement for the benefit of all and are our children graduating ready to attend institutions of higher learning and academia. There is an urgency to address these issues.”

We encourage everyone to attend. For additional information or for your organization to participate contact the office of Rep. Alan Green (573) 751-2135 or contact Paula Savage at Paula. Savage@house.mo.gov or John Ricardo Spence at (314) 762-7716 or email at OmegaGrantS@aol.com

 

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