Community Improvement, Capacity Building

WEPOWER

Saint Louis, MO

Mission

We catalyze communities to build and leverage power to design education, economic, health, and justice systems that are just and equitable for all. Through our place-based approach, we host monthly gatherings for residents to build community, discuss systemic issues, and ideate solutions. We facilitate policy & systems leadership + action programs and place residents into positions of power. Our pre-accelerator invests in high growth ventures that solve systemic challenges.

Ruling Year

2018

Principal Officer

Charli Cooksey

Main Address

4240 Duncan Avenue

Saint Louis, MO 63110 USA

Keywords

Education, Health, Justice, Economic Development, Community Engagement, Civic Engagement, Leadership development, Base Building, Voter Turnout

EIN

82-3591958

 Number

7315826940

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Urban, Community (S31)

IRS Filing Requirement

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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Leadership

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Black/African American/African
Gender Identity
Female, Not Transgender (Cisgender)
Sexual Orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability Status
Person without a disability

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