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Civic Café: Getting to Know St. Louis City Government, a Skill Building Workshop

Tuesday, February 14 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Stix House 6470 Forsyth Blvd

Boards of aldermen, city councils, mayors, and 88 municipalities – St. Louis City and County governments can sound a bit like a maze to navigate. It is hard to know where to get involved or get started impacting social change through local government, especially without a clear vision of how it functions. With the St. Louis City Municipal elections coming up in April, it is the right time to start growing your knowledge of the government structures around WashU.  

On Tuesday, February 14 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., the Gephardt Institute of Civic and Community Engagement will be joined by Pat Kelly of the Metro St. Louis Municipal League to host a Civic Skill Building Event focused on helping students develop the skills they need to understand St. Louis County and City governments and get involved.  

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series that occurs every Tuesday evening at Stix House, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Each night fits the theme of either a Skill Building session, Democracy Dinner, or Civic Storytelling event. Students of every level and discipline are invited to attend. Learn, eat, and meet other civically-minded individuals.

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Event Type



Humanities & Society



Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement
Event Contact

Scott Allen

Speaker Information

Pat Kelly, Municipal League of Metro St. Louis

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