Meet the St. Louis Board of Aldermen presidential candidates

Health Equity Works and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis are among numerous sponsors of a live online candidate forum Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. held in advance of the March primary to elect a president of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. There are three Democratic challengers vying […]

St. Louis: A hub for building healthier schools for learning

  How does a truly healthy school for students and staff look, feel, and function? How do you build systems that naturally incorporate physical and emotional wellness into learning? What types of conversations motivate people in different roles in a school community to understand that health is an important part of educational success? Some of […]

Three New School-Based Health Centers Open for Area Students

Health Equity Works is delighted to report the grand openings of three new school-based health centers in St. Louis area schools. On Oct. 27, both Riverview Gardens and Hazelwood East high schools held festive ribbon cuttings for the new health centers. The events were attended by collaborative partners, community leaders, elected officials, staff, and students. […]

Express Scripts awards $350,000 to the new Show-Me School-Based Health Alliance

The funds will help the emerging Missouri organization build infrastructure to support and expand high-performing health centers in schools statewide Health Equity Works (formerly For the Sake of All) is pleased to announce a $350,000 grant award from Express Scripts to help build statewide infrastructure for the new Show-Me School-Based Health Alliance of Missouri (SMSBHA-Missouri). […]

Presenting a new tool to examine poverty and upward mobility in America

We know that where you live in St. Louis has a considerable influence on health. Children born into low-income areas with fewer resources are expected to have poorer health and live shorter lives than more affluent children in a zip code a few miles away. Now, thanks to a new, sophisticated data tool created by […]

Extra! For the Sake of All is in the news

For the Sake of All has been receiving positive attention in local and national media. Here’s a round-up of the many places people from around the country are learning about the work of For the Sake of All in St. Louis. On Sept. 11, Director Dr. Jason Purnell wrote an opinion piece on For the […]