Join St. Louis Oasis for a three-part program with University of Missouri – St. Louis Professor Terry Jones as he moderates riveting discussions on public safety, public transit and early childhood education in the St. Louis region. Each discussion will feature a cadre of experts from government entities, local universities and prominent organizations in the area that present interesting and insightful perspectives on each topic.  

Public Safety – February 6

David Klinger, PhD, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Stacey Newman, Missouri State Representative, 87th District

Jessica Meyers, PhD, Director of Community Engagement, Crime Victim Advocacy Center of St. Louis

Public Transit – February 13

Kim Cella, MBA, Exec. Director of Citizens for Modern Transit

Jessica Mefford-Miller, PhD, Asst. Executive Director, Transit Planning, St. Louis Metro Transit

Todd Swanstrom, PhD, Professor of Community Collaboration and Public Policy, University of Missouri – St. Louis

Early Childhood Education – February 20

Donna Hunt-O’Brien, Vice President of Professional and Program Development, Parents as Teachers

Paula Knight, EdD, Chief of Staff, Early Childhood Education, St. Louis Public Schools

Anne Kessen Lowell, MBA, Co-Chair of the St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council

Register online or by calling 314.862.4859 ext. 24!