Hershel Walker Breakfast

Hershel Walker Breakfast

The Hershel Walker ‘Peace and Justice’ Awards Breakfast is a long-standing ceremony honoring the life of Hershel Walker, a former union leader and activist with the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists. This year’s Awards Breakfast was keynoted by Bhaskar...
Rally for Guaranteed Healthcare

Rally for Guaranteed Healthcare

Rally for Guaranteed Healthcare Around 100 activists gathered outside Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Saturday, April 8, 2017, calling for a U.S. single-payer (universal) healthcare system. The “Guaranteed Healthcare Rally” was organized by a labor-backed coalition, including...
Muslim Solidarity March

Muslim Solidarity March

The St. Louis Workers’ Education Society took action against the Muslim Ban. You can too.    The St. Louis Workers’ Education Society stands in solidarity with our Muslim siblings! We are a country of many nations. We are better and our democracy is...
Four Wards Forward

Four Wards Forward

As part of the St. Louis Workers’ Education Society’s Four Wards Forward program Shuron Jones and Niles Zee headed-up the WES Votes program in our service communities, Wards 8, 9, 15 and 20. In all, the WES Votes program mobilized dozens of volunteers to register over...
Fight for $15

Fight for $15

Fast-food and other low-wage workers have been striking McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and Jimmy Johns, among others, regularly for over four years now. Here in St. Louis, the Workers’ Education Society not only hosted strike-day activities at our HQ, our members –...
Rental

Rental

The St. Louis Workers’ Education Society building, a beautiful, historic community center located in south St. Louis City, comprises over 10,000 square-foot of office and meeting space.   Originally built in 1913, the Society‘s headquarters has been a part...