Children are the primary focus of this woman’s world. She is a dedicated second-grade teacher for the Normandy school district. In addition to being like a second mom to her students, she also has two children of her own, ages eight and twelve.
At Beyond Housing we recognize the challenges that the rapid spread of COVID-19 has had and continues to have on members of our 24:1 Community. We must be mindful in this moment that low-income families are disproportionately affected by this crisis.
Since the crisis of this pandemic reached St. Louis, our phone lines have been ringing nonstop because of the deep trusting relationships we have built in this community for over a decade. Many residents have shared with us their concerns of wondering how they will make ends meet and how they are faced with tough decisions about prioritizing th
Beyond Housing and our many partners will be working around the clock to serve the needs of the 24:1 Community. Though our doors will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Wednesday, March 18th, we are still very much here—now more than ever.
The 24:1 Cinema has announced it will close temporarily for a short time due to coronavirus situation. But rest assured, as soon as it’s deemed prudent, the popcorn will be popping, and the soda fountains will be flowing once again.
The 24:1 Café has announced that it will close for the time being due to the need for social distancing to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. We look forward to seeing you in the very near future.
A Statement on the Coronavirus to the 24:1 Community
As the coronavirus situation continues to evolve, Beyond Housing would like to address everyone in the 24:1 Community as well as our many valuable partners. Just like in previous challenges, we will get through this—together and stronger than before.
St. Louis, Cincinnati, and the Power of Coming Together
This week we’ve been honored to host our partners from Cincinnati who’ve been visiting as part of our joint peer-learning effort. This effort has provided both cities with a great opportunity to share learnings, best practices, and collaborate.
Family Engagement Liaisons Program Earns National Recognition from Mutual of America Financial Group
We are extremely humbled to have been recognized for our Family Engagement Liaisons Program. As Chris Krehmeyer said, "We take this as further proof that our belief in the power of collective impact is a sound one."