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Coalition Urges Missourians to Join Redistricting Process

Oct 13, 2021
Lily Bohlke / Missouri News Service

Public hearings for Missouri's redistricting process begin Saturday in St. Louis and continue next week in Springfield and Kansas City. Watchdog groups advocating for fair maps are urging the state House and Senate bipartisan commissions working on the new maps to take into account what residents want in their voting districts, and to keep what are known as "communities of interest" together.

Groups Connect MO Youth In Foster Care With Life, Work Skills

Jul 2, 2021
Lily Bohlke / Missouri News Service

  

Community partnerships in Missouri are working to help young people, either in or aging out of foster care, connect with resources they need to start their independent lives, and the pandemic has brought added financial hardship for many.