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HEC-TV PROGRAMMING COLLABORATORS

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ARTS/CULURAL St. Louis Arts Experience Bach Society of St. Louis Center of Creative Arts (COCA) Commission for Access and Local Original Programming (CALOP) Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Focus St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center International Institute of St. Louis Jazz St. Louis Missouri Botanical Garden Missouri Department of Conservation Missouri History Museum Missouri Humanities Council Museum of Transportation National Endowment for the Arts National Blues Museum Opera Theatre Saint Louis Regional Arts Commission Saint Louis Art Museum (SLAM) Saint Louis County Parks and Recreation Saint Louis Science Center Saint Louis Symphony Saint Louis Zoo The Sheldon Art Galleries and Concert Hall CIVIC Cortex Innovation Community Missouri Bar Association St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission St. Louis Economic Development Partnership St. Louis Regional Chamber EDUCATION Archdiocese of St. Louis 22 Area Universities and Colleges Education Plus 62 Elementary/Secondary School Districts in Metropolitan St. Louis

HEC-TV leadership Alan Winkleman, Acting President Ann Terry Johnson, Secretary James L. McHugh Sr., J.D., Treasurer Wayne Goode, Member Craig Larson, Member

HEC-TV team Dennis Riggs, President Boyd Pickup, Director of Operations Jayne Ballew, Director of Programming Christina Chastain, Marketing & Strategic Partnerships Manager Amanda Honigfort, Special Projects & Programs Producer Kristy Houle, Educational Opportunities Coordinator Tim Gore, Director of Educational Initiatives

Feat. Sauti REfugee documentary By: Gayle Nosal, Documentary Producer

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In the summer of 2012, Gayle Nosal was invited to travel to Uganda to meet a group of 30 girls living together in a boarding house in Hoima, a town of approximately 50,000 people in the Western region of Uganda. Many of the girls were refugees from nearby Kyangwali Refugee Settlement and some were citizens from rural, impoverished villages on the outskirts of Hoima. Watch their stories on HEC-TV.

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12/13 OPEN MIC W/Executive director of arch grants, emily lohse-busch

14/15 EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT By: Kristy Houle Educational Opportunities Coordinator

Can you feel it? Spring is in the air! And with a new season comes new Educate. Today interactive programs, including the Mathematics of Music and The Changing Face of Manufacturing. Tune in March 8 & 9 respectively for these fascinating programs!

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St. Louis seems to come alive the closer it gets to spring! Find out everything happening in our events calendar!

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Find out about new startups in the St. Louis area, as well as an obscure sport that actually has a huge following!

The founders of Rozzy Learning Company, Jessica Gordon and Allison Bischoff.

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Amanda Honigfort spotlights the Central West End, St. Louis’ hotspot for food, shopping, and entertainment!

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St. Louis’ can’t miss events & celebrations

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Go to www.hectv.org/events for a full listing of st. louis events and sign up for our newsletter at info@hectv.org to get a weekly update of event reminders.

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Art in Bloom Saint Louis Art Museum’s annual celebration of flowers and fine art. www.slam.org

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MGMT Grammy-nominated MGMT is an American experimental rock band. peabodyoperahouse.com

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Cortango Orquesta The SLSO presents Cortango in the Great Hall at St. Louis Public Library. www.slpl.org

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Pénélope Bagieu Bestselling author and illustrator of “Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World”. www.left-bank.com

Kemper Exhibits Printmaking and historical architecture exhibits are on view at the Kemper. kemperartmuseum.wustl.edu

Tom Huck For decades, St. Louis artist Tom Huck has been delighting and revolting the masses. www.duanereedgallery.com

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UMSL Opera Theatre presents The Pirates of Penzance! www.touhill.org

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Art Fair at Queeny Up to 130 juried artists from 20 or more states, this fair is one of the longest-running. artfairatqueenypark.com

The Arianna Quartet welcomes world-renowned oboe virtuoso Alex Klein. www.touhill.org

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Pat Benatar Pat Benatar remains a bold and distinctive artist both on stage and on record. www.touhill.org

The St. Louis Speakers Series invites you to join them at Powell Hall with Bill Clinton. stlouisspeakersseries.org

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Anna Quindlen Quindlen is a best-selling novelist and journalist who writes fiction and non-fiction. www.slcl.org


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City Wide Book Drive Bring in a new or gently used book and earn a free beer! Runs until March 31. www.4handsbrewery.com

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Debussey and Friends Concertmaster David Halen, along with members of the St. Louis Symphony. www.thesheldon.org

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Marilyn Maye Marilyn Maye is a highly praised singer, actress, director, educator, and actress. www.jazzstl.org

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Varsity Art XXII Join Art Saint Louis as they host their 22nd annual student art exhibit. www.artstlouis.org

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Arlo Guthrie Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie is a legendary artist who shares timeless stories. www.thesheldon.org

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MADCO 2 MADCO entertains, educates, and collaborates through dance programming. www.madcodance.com

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Mac & Cheese Fight Some of the city’s most talented chefs go head-tohead for a cheesy throwdown. www.riverfronttimes.com

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Vivian Maier Vivian Maier burst onto the art scene with her treasure trove of urban photography. www.iphf.org

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Experience the Magic of the Muny’s historic productions performed at the Sheldon. www.thesheldon.org

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The Color Purple The Color Purple is the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival. www.fabulousfox.com

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Snap Judgement Dramatic tales, killer beats and the edgiest new talent in storytelling. www.thesheldon.org

The Ruby Sunrise The story of Ruby charts the course of the phenomenon of television. www.ktg-onstage.org

Tour of St. Louis The Tour of St Louis is a series of cycling races throughout the city. www.bigshark.com

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Dario Calmese A solo exhibition of photography by Calmese of the fashion of Lana Turner. www.projects-gallery.com

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The Baylor Project A husband. A wife. An astonishing debut that is funky and intimate. www.jazzstl.org

A social gathering designed for facilitating creative conversations. kranzbergartscenter.org

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Stiff Sherry Jo Ward chronicles her struggle with Stiff Person Syndrome. kranzbergartscenter.org

New Line Theatre, continues its 27th season of adult, alternative musical theatre. www.newlinetheatre.com

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New Dance Horizons Dance St. Louis presents New Dance Horizons VI at the Grandel Theatre. www.dancestlouis.org


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sc0pe out with scopio Scopio, short for ‘scope it out’, is a tech company that sifts through social media to find in demand images to sell. They’re putting social media photographers together with brands and marketers, allowing companies to utilize original pictures while the photographers get paid. The company’s founder, Christina Hawatmeh, is a St. Louis native who formed the venture in New York. She now has an office in St. Louis, New York and at a major Silicon Valley accelerator in San Francisco.

Not your grandma’s roller derby!

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Roller Derby in St. Louis is bigger and better than ever! The sport began to wane in the 1970s, but in the 2000s, St. Louis established itself as one of the leading Roller Derby cities in the world, with a toped ranked worldwide female team. Paul Schankman shows us why it is not to same sport as it used to be, and how it has been so successful in a city full of other sports teams.

arch grants winner plays “vital” role in classroom access ViTAL, a St. Louis based startup, has created technology to use touch screens’ vibrations and sound to better convey graphics and increase classroom accessibility for blind and visually impaired students. Founded by Jenna Gorlewicz and Corrine Mueller, the company based out of T-REX is bringing their product to schools this spring.

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how to watch who to watch HEC-TV is the leading producer of local arts, cultural, and educational programming in St. Louis - reflecting our mission statement, “to strengthen and promote the education, arts, and cultural communities of the St. Louis Metropolitcan area.” HEC-TV is affiliated with the St. Louis County for Educational Media. As a three-time winner of the prestigious Station of Excellence Award from the Mid-America Emmy Association, HEC-TV is committed to producing television designed to engage and challenge viewers, and to illuminate topics that will “Make You Think!” In addition to providing local programming for the general audience, all HEC-TV productions are available free of charge to teachers, along with corresponding curriculum and classroom materials.

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Allison Bischoff & Jessica Gordon Rozzy Learning Company has found that today’s technical world means kids are never too young to start learning about career choices. The company’s programs give teachers interactive videos and hands on adventures that introduce students to some of the technical skills involved in various STEM careers. Through her experience as a preschool teacher, Jessica Gordon, the Co-Founder and CEO of Rozzy, found that there is a need for early educational materials that can encourage students to explore STEM careers, so she and co-founder Allison Bischoff decided to write a children’s book to help close that gap. The duo published a children’s book based on science: Maggie the Magnifying Glass, a story about a young girl who makes observations to solve problems. From there, they founded Rozzy Learning Company - named after the teacher in their book, Miss Rozzy, who was named for Rosalind Franklin (a scientist instrumental along side Watson and Crick in finding the structure of DNA and other major developments but was left off of the Noble Prize). Their company builds and implements career education programs into schools. In 2016, Rozzy was announced an Arch Grant winner, and followed up that honor by winning the locally based Catapult Competition. To learn more, watch HEC’s segment on the company at hectv.org.

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By Gayle Nosal Documentary Producer

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In the summer of 2012, I was invited to travel to Uganda to meet a group of 30 girls living together in a boarding house in Hoima, a town of approximately 50,000 people in the Western region. Many of the girls were refugees from nearby Kyangwali Refugee Settlement and some were Ugandan citizens from rural, impoverished villages on the outskirts of Hoima. They were brought together by a U.S.-based NGO (Think Humanity) for a highly unusual program providing food, housing and school fees so they could attend secondary school, a resource otherwise unavailable to them. When I first met them, I was struck by the tonal differences they adopted when they politely spoke to me as a “visitor” compared to the casual way they interacted with each other when they thought I wasn’t paying attention. The girls, just 15 years old at the time, initially spoke directly to me in a formal, rehearsed way, as if from a script. Each one of them essentially delivered the same message: “I wish to study hard to be a doctor (or nurse or teacher). I will work hard. School fees and uniforms and books are very expensive. I can make you proud of me.” I didn’t blame them for this approach. They saw me honestly: a white American with many more resources than they have, hoping to make a difference in their lives. Their testimony is one they have practiced, and it’s the story they have learned may help them survive. It is their true story, and a hopeful, striving one. What I also wanted to hear was what they talked about when they stood together in a small group off to the side. I was curious about the questions they asked one another at night. When they awoke before dawn to bathe and prepare for school, how did they encourage one another? What made them laugh at dinner? The girls lived like sisters—singing and dancing, ironing their uniforms, studying, attending church, and sharing stories of their pasts. Slowly I learned more about them. Each one dreamed of changing her life and navigating toward some kind of self-determination her parents will never be able to achieve. Their dreams for a better future were filled with hope and imagination, yet also deeply complex and painful. Immediately, I formed a deep connection to the young women, and a need to know whether they would succeed. From Hoima, I visited Kyangwali Refugee Settlement to meet the families of some of the girls. Uganda’s Kyangwali


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Settlement, located west of Hoima, and near the border with DRC at Lake Albert, has been home for more than twenty years to refugees who fled war and persecution in Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and South Sudan. Despite years of efforts by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs), the people of Kyangwali – like in other refugee settlements – continue to face many issues. Among those are food insecurity, little-to-no income-generating opportunities, inadequate secondary education, and recurring outbreaks of preventable diseases. These challenges, and many others, disproportionately impact young women. I knew I wanted to make a film documenting the experiences of these East African refugee girls who had arrived to the settlement as children, spent nearly their whole lives in the camp, and were now coming of age, hoping for a life beyond the constraints of a protracted refugee experience. Though the opportunity to study in Hoima brought with it new kinds of support, I sensed these girls faced exceptional barriers on their path toward a better future. To really know them and their lives over the next four years while in secondary school, I wanted the essence of their own voices, not the voices of experts, not the stories written about them in the news, and

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certainly not scripted testimonies. On my second visit to Kyangwali and Hoima, I arrived with a small production team comprised of Ugandans and U.S. citizens. We told the girls they would be creators of a film about their lives, and that we would be working alongside them to complete it. We provided them with creative options for sharing stories of their past, present and future. We trained them to use Handycams, giving them exercises to work on (such as peer-to-peer interviews and video diary entries), and freedom to use the cameras as they wished. We provided basic art materials so they could convey their experiences and hopes through drawing. At one point, two girls told us they liked to write poems and asked if poetry could be a part of their story. When we said ‘of course,’ we were presented the next day with dozens of poems and many girls excited to read their poem on camera. These creative options quickly became emotional outlets for the girls, while also being unique ways for them to share their compelling, and oftentraumatic stories more intimately. The girls’ videography, artwork and poetry became integral elements of the film’s narrative structure (we knew from the beginning we would incorporate their participatory work into the film rather than use reenactments or archival material).

Their creative work also deepened my connection with their struggles and their reserves of resilience and hope. As the film Sauti (“Voice” in Swahili) progressed over four years, we narrowed our focus to five girls and their families, each with a different view of what it means to be in a protracted refugee situation for decades. The girls and their families trusted us. They understood our goal to allow the girls to tell their stories authentically, using their own ‘voices’, without the commentary or opinion of others who were providing humanitarian assistance of any sort. At its heart, our film is an invitation to share a connection with those refugees who were in crisis decades ago and who, today, are still in crisis. We hope audiences will question what they think they know about the global refugee crisis, whether it’s the crisis for refugees newly in exile, or the crisis for those who have been in exile for a significant period of time. Refugees today and those who obtained that label years ago are all connected to us; we have a shared humanity. All refugees want to know their place in the world. They yearn for self-sufficiency, and want to create a future of possibility and opportunity for themselves. It is an honor to share the stories of five young women in Kyangwali Refugee Settlement who—like all of us— want to belong.

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UGANDA have THE FACTS Uganda ranks among the top three refugee-hosting countries in the world, hosting an estimated 1.4 million refugees, mainly from Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Burundi. As of Mid-February 2018, about 34,000 people from the DRC alone have crossed over the Lake of Albert to Uganda since January. Though Uganda has been recognized as a world leader in dealing with the refugee crisis, that praise must be lined up with the harsher realities many refugees actually experience in the country.

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Despite years of efforts by the UNHCR, NGOs, and communitybased organizations (CBOs), humanitarian agencies are stretched thin. Processes for land allocation to refugees in the camps are inconsistent and indeterminate.

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camps save lives in the emergency phase (but) as the years go by, they progressively waste these same lives. A refugee may be able to receive assistance, but is prevented from enjoying those rights that would enable him or her to become a productive member of a society.

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Uganda is receiving far less funds than it needs for refugee support. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Uganda has received 3% of all aid from OECD countries each year for the past five years.


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Spotlight on St. Louis: Central West End By Amanda Honigfort, Special Projects and Programs Producer

Marked on one end by longtime institutions like Barnes-Jewish and Children’s Hospital and the Chase Park Plaza, the Central West End includes a number of businesses, restaurants, apartments, stately homes, more modest abodes, museums, attractions and more before it merges into Midtown as you near Vandevender. The neighborhood’s development began in the late 1800s - just after the dedication of the adjacent Forest Park in 1876. Throughout the years, many have flocked there to live including, some of St. Louis’ famous and wealthiest and residents. Their streets provide some beautiful neighborhoods for warm weather strolls. Those famous St. Louisans who have once called the Central West End home include Tennessee Williams, Maya Angelou, Joseph Pulitzer, Ralston Purina, Kate Chopin, Albert Bond Lambert, T.S. Eliot, William S. Burroughs, Dwight Davis, the founders of A.G. Edwards and Sara Teasdale. As the Central West End became a populated neighborhood, businesses followed, and we’ll focus our tour on the central business district that straddles Lindell Boulevard starting

at Kingshighway. The Chase Park Plaza is more than just an event space and snazzy hotel or condominiums - it is also home to the Chase Club (a nice, but not ridiculously expensive, bar), two restaurants (The Tenderloin Room and The Preston) and the Sidecar Bar. It’s also home to The Chase Park Plaza Cinemas - one of three theaters owned by the independent STL Cinemas (and one of the least expensive and nicest theaters in St. Louis - in this author’s opinion). Moving down the street, you’ll find restaurants ranging from Scape American Bistro to The Cup, Bar Italia to Handcrafted by Bissinger's. That side of Lindell includes such varied options as Fro Yo, Jenni’s, Mission Taco, Gamlin Whiskey House, Brennan's, The Tavern, Drunken Fish, Pi Pizza, the new Medina Mediterranean Grill and the favorite meeting and study place of many - Coffee Cartel. That’s just a small sample of the food you’ll find on the north side of Lindell. After crossing that busy street and walking South toward the hospital, you’ll find so many more diverse food and drink options - Taste, Wildflower, Rasoi, BBQ Saloon, iTap, Tom’s Bar & Grill, and the new Shake Shack.

Nestled among the many restaurants, coffee shops and bars, are banks, offices, boutiques (East + West, AG, Enchanting Establishments, Fauxgerty...), nightlife (Club Viva, Mandarin, Backbar at Scape, Sub Zero Vodka Bar, Bar Louie...), specialty shops (Left Bank Books, Steel Wheels, Selkirks Auction, Mike’s Bikes, Eye Roc Eyewear, Bowood Farms, Warby Parker...), museums (The World Chess Hall of Fame, Kate Chopin Historical House...), Third Degree Glass Factory, multiple event spaces, a library branch, groceries, the Cathedral Basilica and so much more. To list everything would be exhausting. There is a lot happening in the Central West End - options for so many different types of people and different times of day. If you go on a holiday, too, chances are the CWEScene has put together a number of events - well known for their Halloween and Christmas festivities. There are so many more street parties and festivals, like the brand new BookFest, you can find through cwescene.com or our events calendar at hectv.org. I guess that was why it was named one of the nation’s top neighborhoods by the American Planning Association in 2014.

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never thought much of St. Louis growing up - it wasn’t that I felt negatively toward my hometown - I just literally didn’t think about it.

I knew that my family had been here for generations, but St. Louis didn’t strike me as unique. I just happened to grow up here. I didn’t give it much thought when I moved to Chicago, either. I headed there in 2005, and soon after, opened a design firm for small businesses. It turned out that designing wasn’t my cup of tea, so I left and went to DePaul to study for my MBA. After graduating, I ended up at a consulting firm in Chicago that works exclusively with nonprofits. It was exactly what I wanted to do with my life, taking the skills I’d built through my professional and educational experiences, and using them to help improve how nonprofits function and achieve their mission. I thought I’d found the job and place for me. Then I met my husband. In a way, even though he’s not from St. Louis, he’s part

of the reason I ultimately came back. When we started dating, I didn’t have much to say about home, but as time went by, I couldn’t stop talking about it.

Back to where it began We got married, had kids, and visited St. Louis often to see family. Even after we left the Midwest for new jobs in Washington, D.C., we still returned every few months. We’d leave the kids with my parents, head downtown for a dinner or a drink, and spend the rest of the night walking and driving around, through the Central West End, Shaw, Lafayette Square. As we passed the townhouses, the parks, and the museums, my husband would always say: “These look like really cool neighborhoods - actually pretty similar in feel to what we love about where we live now. So what is it that I’m not seeing?” That was the beginning of a turning point. Whenever we went to St. Louis,


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it seemed like my husband saw a completely different city. He noticed all of these little things that I missed when I was a kid, and I started to notice them, too. I began to feel the history, the culture, the grandeur of my hometown that I couldn’t see as a kid. While I wanted to come home and be closer to family, I had reservations. I knew I wanted to contribute my skills and talents to improving the place where I lived and worked. I wanted to contribute to the future of my hometown, but I needed the right opportunity. Then I heard about Arch Grants. I’d been with nonprofits for years by that point, but something about Arch Grants just seemed so different, so appealing to me. I’m not an entrepreneur, but I’ve always identified with that mindset, that willingness to identify problems and solve them yourself. It’s the same approach I’ve always taken to my work.

Giving for Growth Arch Grants operates through a model of venture philanthropy. It’s an approach that combines the techniques of venture capital with traditional philanthropic giving. In essence, we’re a nonprofit that is investing in company, and in the people who found them, with nondilutive grants that don’t require that they give up any equity. But we aren’t just giving startups their next round of funding. To receive an Arch Grant, startups must be willing to locate their operations in St. Louis for at least one year. Through this requirement, we’re encouraging companies to become a part of the socioeconomic fabric of St. Louis: the city’s next job creators, the next industry leaders, the next civic institutions.

13 We want to see a social ROI, and the potential for an actual ROI, not for us, but for the community. The development of St. Louis is just as important as the development of any one company. That’s why I took the job of Executive Director as soon as Arch Grants offered it to me. I want to help these ambitious young entrepreneurs build their companies. And more than that, I want to help our entrepreneurs change St. Louis themselves - not wait for somebody else to do it. I want to help them channel their raw passion into something that drives growth for everybody in the community.

Finding Our Paths When I look at St. Louis now, and where we’re going, it’s clear to me that we’re heading in the direction of growth.

I challenge somebody not to be inspired by what St. Louis has to offer. Not only by the history of the city, but by the the majesty of it. By the way it’s been repurposed. By the way it’s being repurposed again. There’s so much history here, so much potential, in the city’s beautiful buildings. For a person who wants to build, who wants to create, I can think of no better canvas. It’s here for you. Emily Lohse-Busch is the Executive Director of Arch Grants. You can learn more about Lohse-Busch and Arch Grants in A Conversation With Emily Lohse-Busch on hectv. org and see sevral segments on the companies Arch Grants has funded there too. Arch Grants has recently opened applications for their next co-hort of startups that will be announced at their gala in November.


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by Kristy Houle, Education Opportunities Coordinator

As the spring season rolls around, there are so many things to look forward to. The hope of bright sunshine for a few days in a row, taking a walk without shivering, and heading outside with just a sweater instead of a down parka. As we anticipate the arrival of all things spring, Educate.Today wants to be a part of the upcoming season. The month of March brings some fantastic new programs as we focus on how mathematics plays a role in music, as well as the world of manufacturing and the many changes it has seen over the years.


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The Mathematics of Music
 march 8 For “Music in Our Schools Month” join us for a cross-curricular look at the relationship between music and mathematics. Students in grades 4-8 are invited to experience hands-on and thinking activities designed to explore the relationship between music and math. They’ll do so in ways that test their math skills and musicality, and have fun while doing it. On March 8th, Educate.Today brings to you The Mathematics of Music program. During this hour-long program, the students of Jennings School District will explore the relationship between music and fractions using examples in time signature, patterning, pulse, and beats. Just think about the many times you have listened to your favorite song and tapped your foot, swayed to the music, or just enjoyed singing along. You probably never guessed that where there is music, there is math!

The Changing Face of Manufacturing march 9 Ever wondered about the steps needed to get a product from a “bright idea” to a “pretty package” on a store floor somewhere? Ever wondered what it takes to design the assembly line to produce that “pretty package”? Want to see how technology is changing the manufacturing workplace, and how you could fit into that future of production, design, and engineering? Then join Educate.Today on March 9th at the Jennings School District for The Changing Face of Manufacturing. The focus of this program will be the nature of job opportunities available and who can fill them, as well as new ways manufacturing is occurring through apps. Jennings School District has collaborated with World Wide Technologies for this program, and will highlight the work they have done on developing an anti-bullying app. During the program, students will also investigate what it takes to have a career in the manufacturing field. What are various jobs related to the manufacturing process? What skills and educational abilities are required or recommended for those jobs? How do we encourage diversity of the individuals being prepared and hired for those jobs? How have jobs related to manufacturing changed over time and what jobs and careers might be new or different in the future? We’ll explore these and many more questions in the program.

Become a Member Today! In addition to the live interactive programs available this month, Educate.Today continues to offer high-quality standards-based programming for all your educational needs. When browsing the new Educate.Today website, you can become a member and gain access to hundreds of archived video programs and educational resources. If you want to take it a step further by purchasing one of our many package options the possibilities can be endless. We offer programs in areas such as math, science, fine arts, STEM, social studies, and character education. Our content can be used for whole class instruction or individualized enrichment. It is perfect for students in a public-school setting or a homeschool environment. Regardless of class size or location, Educate.Today has something to offer you. The upcoming season is an opportunity to stretch your mind and build your students’ learning around engaging, real-world programming that will give them an opportunity to grow - right along with all those spring flowers!

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