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2014 SLACO’s 19th Annual Regional Neighborhood Conference

Saturday Novemebr 1, 2014 at HSSU

The IUR is Once Again Pleased to be a Co-Sponsor of this Region-wide Community Event


2010 St Louis Regional Neighborhoods Conference

leonard pittsSt. Louis Currents, the must-have resource on the region, was the source of discussion at the 2010 St. Louis Regional Neighborhoods Conference. The IUR co-sponsored the Conference in May 2010. Conference attendees heard from Leonard Pitts, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from the Miami Herald. Pitts was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2004 for his commentary surrounding Hurricane Katrina.

The conference highlighted St. Louis Currents and featured many of the book's contributing authors. Workshop topics included: Housing & Community Development, Crime Prevention & Safety, Organizational Effectiveness, Healthy Communities and Youth Issues. Several of the authors of St. Louis Currents lent their expertise to the sessions and signed complimentary copies of the DVD which were be provided to the first 25 attendees at each of the Currents workshops.

The Neighborhoods Conference was held as Harris Stowe State University and co-sponsored by HSSU and SLACO.

leonard pitts book signing

Leonard Pitts, Jr.chatted with and signed books for conference attendees.Book signing courtesy of Left Bank Books, Euclid Ave., and Downtown Stores.

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