Make a Difference

I hated every minute of training, but I said, 'Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.'  — Muhammad Ali

Find out how you can make a difference in our community by helping out with the following organizations.


St. Louis University Center for Service and Community Engagement

The Saint Louis University Center for Service and Community Engagement is dedicated to helping students become connected to the St. Louis community with a multitude of ways to serve, learn, and engage.

Get connected with personally-matched volunteer and service opportunities by filling out a customized Service Interest form.

Service Interest Form

Cultural Leadership

Cultural Leadership is training the next generation of civil rights advocates and activists in an intensive year of programming, including cultural activities, dialogue sessions, travel/study, public speaking, leadership training and facilitated discussions on diversity and creating social change.



Gateway2change empowers students to transform the world. The movement began following events in Ferguson and includes multiple opportunities for students to be active social reform agents for issues related to race and diversity.


Kwame Foundation

The Kwame Foundation, helps to provide young people the chance to learn, grow, and achieve their professional goals. It also supplies financial assistance, educational mentorship, internship opportunities, and training in various careers.


Bread and Roses Missouri

Bread and Roses Missouri, which provides after-school and summer programs focusing on community, is a celebration of the arts for and about workers and their families that addresses the root causes of poverty and inequality. Using an arts lens, they are committed to fighting against racism, sexism, classism and other forms of discrimination and for affirmative action, cultural diversity and a more just society for all.


Old North St. Louis Restoration Group

The Old North St. Louis Restoration Group is committed to a comprehensive community revitalization that will meet the needs of current residents and transform the neighborhood into a dynamic urban village.


Speakup Productions

What Breaks Your Heart? What Makes You Come Alive? Speakup Productions will provide a simple structure you can use to help find your purpose in this world. The 90 second videos on their website are a great tool to help you focus in on your purpose and bless the rest of your world through sharing your heart and gifts.


Urban Strategies

People are at the heart of our neighborhoods, and their capacity to learn, earn and thrive makes community change possible. Urban Strategies seeks to empower residents in distressed urban core neighborhoods to lead healthy, prosperous lives in thriving, self-sustaining communities.