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Know Your Zone
It is important for all St. Louis region residents to know your zone. Do your research and learn about the flood zones in our community. This information is critical. You will need to know what to do if your business or home is flooded. Contact your insurance agent to make sure you are covered.
According to FEMA and 13 other government agencies, St. Louis is in danger if climate change issues are not immediately addressed. It is now time for the community to take charge. MSD has suggestions about what to do.
At the end of 2019, there were more working women than men. That changed with the April and May 2020 Jobs Reports that show that the brunt of job losses fell on women because they have a higher than normal propensity to work in the hospitality, hotel and restaurant industries.
According to a Stateline analysis by the University of Minnesota, single mothers have been hit hardest. In April 2020, single mothers with jobs was 22% lower than a year ago. When women lose jobs, households really do suffer. It pushes families closer to poverty and the monies lost take years to recoup. This is why growing numbers of women are getting construction skills training. Jobs in the construction industry are booming. Listen to this podcast and learn more. This is an Open Source archive episode, but the information is still relevant.
Former St. Louis Police Officer Redditt Hudson and National Coalition of Law Enforcement Officers for Justice Reform and Accountability Reddit Hudson explains why he supports police defunding. During this Justice System episode, Hudson talks about his experience as a police officer and why he became an advocate for change.