Punk Rock Revolution with WES

Punk Rock Revolution with WES

WES hosted a Punk Rock Halloween party in late October. We believe that the spirit of punk rock is revolutionary – accessible to everyone, counter cultural, radically accepting, and featuring pro-person politics. WES leader Lizzy Thorn, a trans musician,...
WES Turns Three

WES Turns Three

Can you believe it? It’s already been three years! As of this September, WES has been at our headquarters (2929 S. Jefferson Ave.) for three years! And in that three years we’ve accomplished a lot. Let’s recap: – After the killing of Mike Brown in August 2014,...
Second Annual WES Vegan Chili Cook Off

Second Annual WES Vegan Chili Cook Off

The Workers’ Education Society hosted the Second Annual Vegan Chili Cook Off Fundraiser on October 21st, 2017.  Nearly 100 people came, over 20 submitted chilis, and everyone tasted the best soups Saint Louis had.  Pizza Head, Rev. Cori Bush, and...
United We Stand Conference – St. Louis

United We Stand Conference – St. Louis

On Labor Day 2017, WES took a stand with fast-food and other low-wage workers as they stood up and challenged the legislatures’ recalcitrance rolling back the recent $10 per-hour wage increase, thereby denying up-wards to 30,000 St. Louis workers their...
WES in the Press

WES in the Press

If you’ve ever wondered about WES’s foundational politics, our history and long-term strategy for social change, please check out the recent interview of WES president, Tony Pecinovsky in the Jacobin. Not only is WES beginning to get recognized more and...