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Hello Liberated Genius Family! 

We have been making BIG plans for an exciting year ahead. Recently we hosted a Professional Development Day for St. Louis Public School District's (SLPS) Gifted and Talented program with a few of our D.O.P.E.* collaborators. Check it out here. 

We are excited to announce that our Liberated Genius apparel is now available for purchase! We invite you to rock the gear and look D.O.P.E. every day.
You can place your order here.

Be sure to mark your calendars for our upcoming Venture Cafe Mastermind event with founder Dr. April Warren-Grice on Thursday, January 25. Come prepared to meet *D.O.P.E. people like yourself and make magic! 

Thank you for your continued presence and dedication to equity, access and wellness.  #BeTheWork.

*D.O.P.E. - Designers of Opportunities Pushing Excellence

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018; 10am - 1pm
Featuring Dr. April as a speaker and little genius, Mia

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018

Venture Cafe: 4240 Duncan Ave #200, St. Louis, MO 63110

Every Monday; 5:30-8pm
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​Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
Wydown Middle School

Crooked Room Conference & Town Hall: Black Girls & Women in Education
Saturday, June 9, 2018; 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
Presented by UMSL College of Education: Find More Details Here
Balsa Grant Application Opens January 1-15, 2018
As a 2017 recipient, Dr. April Warren-Grice encourages all first-time St. Louis entrepreneurs to apply for the Balsa Grant. Application deadline is January 15. 
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Bookapalooza - 
Free Books for libraries in need!
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Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donations
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant committee is now accepting applications for 2018 grant recipients. Every year, the Ethnic and Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) of the American Library Association receives extra copies of books under consideration for the 2018 awards, including a full set of the 2018 winning titles for the Coretta Scott King Book Award. The grant provides books by African American creators to organizations that provide educational services to children and are looking to expand their book collections, especially underfunded organizations (libraries, schools, and more).
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Donations Needed

A homeless man FROZE to death in a dumpster this week in St. Louis. Help bring the homeless in from the cold.
Donate Here Worshops for Schools offers 6-week STEM courses available to schools within the U.S. for grades k-12. for Seniors focuses on increasing computer access and digital inclusion at senior centers, retirement apartments, and independent living facilities for seniors ages, 65 and up. for Trauma (Free, 24/7 support for people in crisis) is a therapy program that helps people face and control their anxiety, stress, and fears. Learn from our licensed clinical social workers, about emotional trauma, including the symptoms and what you can to do heal. Connecting with others doesn't have to mean talking about the trauma. But the quality of the relationship with your therapist is equally important.
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Hats and Apparel
Instead of shopping at H&M for hats & apparel, support Hatz4Daze which is owned by a black teen in St. Louis and is becoming VERY successful!

Sonic Arts United & St. Louis Hop Shop's Tapping Our Genius with Damon Davis 
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Vote for Jayson Tatum
STL born and raised young man (and rising star). From his first steps as a child to the steps he takes daily as an adult, I have watched Jayson walk in love, faith and humility. Please take 3 minutes to vote for Jayson Tatum to make the NBA All Star Team. PLEASE!
Vote Here

Sesame Street Writer's Room
A writing fellowship opportunity for underrepresented racial backgrounds.
About The Program
Christian Barnes
Teen Co-Founder and CEO of 
Washington University student
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Teen chef
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Goal Driven Counseling LLC, Distance Counseling

Melissa Douglass launched Goal Driven Counseling LLC where she supports teens and millennials through educational, career, and general life challenges. Melissa practices tele-mental health, also referred to as distance counseling, to meet clients where they are both emotionally and geographically by utilizing secure video conferencing software for all sessions. With the belief that each individual is the driver of their lives, she provides practical tools that helps them feel more in control and effectively “take the wheel”.
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A Collective Flow

Just Do You is a journey into self to discover who you are at your core. What do you value and how do you want to show up in the world? This four session series focuses on different topics to catapult you into a brazen YOU.

Yoga in Action (YIA) is a grassroots, purpose driven leadership program designed as a small circle model, this seven-week program is an opportunity to build community around yoga and service, to develop relationships with other yogis and activists, and to collaborate on creating authentic and lasting change close to home. In this training, with the support of a small group of peers, participants journey from inward witnessing and acceptance to outward purposeful and accountable action within their communities and the outside world.
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Eyeseeme Bookstore
Check out this book store at 7827 Olive Blvd, University City, which specializes in African American Children's Books.
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PBS Airing: Documentary on famed playwright & activist Lorraine Hansberry on Jan. 19, 2018
Don't miss it!

Black History Flash Cards
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Fences Performance
Don't Miss it!

Media Representations and Impact on the Lives of Black Men and Boys
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If you would like to see your events/opportunities/resources related to social justice or wellness for youth or adults added, please contact us.
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