We would like you to meet LOVEtheLOU's Summer Intern - Sandra Yokley! Sandra Yokley is twenty-three and a soon to be graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Diversity and Social Justice. Though she lives and goes to school across the river, her love for St. Louis is apparent. Her aspiration to see the marginalized communities raised, liberated, and celebrated is unmatched. Sandra began i
LOVEtheLOU would like you to meet Jamel Roberson! Jamel, 26, is a native St. Louisan. He began volunteering with LOVEtheLOU early 2018 and officially starting working with us this summer. He has a passion for the gospel and seeks to glorify God through the work he does with LOVEtheLOU and the music he writes in his free-time. Jamel is a great addition to our team! He works directly with the young men in our STL | LIFT program, mentoring and supporting them. You can find Jamel
We would like you to meet LOVEtheLOU’s newest staff member Tia Barndt! Raised in Pennsylvania, Tia first moved to St. Louis after college for an internship and work with the St. Louis Cardinals. Through her career and life experiences, prior to, during and after her time spent in St. Louis, Tia grew a passion to empower and propel oppressed and marginalized people to success. This passion has landed Tia back in St. Louis to be LOVEtheLOU’s Director of Business Development.
The Museum at the Gateway Arch (July 3) – The much anticipated re-opening of the museum under the architectural masterpiece that is the Gateway Arch happens this month. It's new, interactive aspects convey archival stories related to Native Americans and their explorations, westward expansion, and information about the ins and outs of the Arch. Stroll through the updated landscape and soak up some history for the fee of free! You can find more information at: https://www.gate