There is an East African tradition that I love. When tribal leaders meet – Chieftain to Chieftain – they begin with this greeting: “How are the children?” This tradition speaks for itself. Our children are our future. We must invest in them. This is our duty, our privilege, our mission. Our PURPOSE. Grace Hill Settlement… Read more »
Want to really experience how Grace Hill transforms St. Louis? Check out our videos, photos and audio pieces below.
Our Grace Hill Chief Administrative Officer, Laura Kozak, delivered an engaging speech during the 2016 National Alliance Conference in LA. In this 10 min presentation Laura teaches us how to unleash the untapped potential of millennials through honor, co ownership, and tough love.
On November 16, 2016 we honored Dr. Kelvin Adams, Tom Reeves/Busey Bank, and Emerson as Guardians of Grace. “Guardians of Grace are individuals and organizations from the St. Louis community who have demonstrated the highest level of commitment to the mission of Grace Hill Settlement House – they have made Grace Hill a part of… Read more »
Homeless. Unemployed. Criminal record. What judgement do you carry? Roderick Jones reveals how Images of Grace challenges us all to rethink assumptions and view our surroundings through our neighbor’s lens during his presentation at the 2015 Alliance for Strong Families and Communities National Conference in St. Louis, MO.
Last year, Grace Hill’s CEO, Rod Jones, gave an inspiring TedxGatewayArch presentation about potential, perception, and barriers for many families that are looking for opportunities to succeed. “So often in society we tend to give ourselves over to these kinds of biases,” Rod says, “Biases that makes us believe that some people deserve to succeed and some…
For the 2013 Images of Grace Gala, we produced this video highlighting how our neighbors, staff and friends help make the Grace Hill community whole. Let us know what you think! Grace Hill Stories from Scott Ferguson on Vimeo.
In 2014, Grace Hill appeared on Hallelujah Radio (AM 1600) to talk about how our great work impacts the community. You can listen to each of these inspiring sessions below: Introduction by Grace Hill CEO, Roderick Jones: Our Partners: Connections To Success: Two Generations: Talking to Head Start Families: Why are Schools So Important?… Read more »
In February 2015, the Grace Hill Women’s Business Center was featured on STL TV’s City Corner program, discussing their great business and community impact. Watch it below!