Minorities

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 13:  Police Chief Thomas Jackson fields questions related to the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown during a press conference on August 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson has experienced three days of violent protests since the killing.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Report: Justice Dept. Preparing to Sue Ferguson Police Department

According to CNN, the issue at stake is “a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers within the Ferguson Police Department.”

02/19/2015

Community leaders gather in St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay's office to talk police diversity in response to Michael Brown's death on Nov. 4, 2014. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

St. Louis Looking to Boost Minority Recruiting Efforts for Police, Firefighters

St. Louis is launching an effort to recruit and train more minorities to serve as police officers and firefighters.

11/04/2014

construction industry

Minority Participation Group “ACCESS” Calling It Quits

The Association for Construction Careers, Education and Support Services is calling it quits.

02/13/2014

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay signs Executive Order #46.

Executive Order to Give Minorities, Women More Construction Jobs

Executive Order #46 extends the existing workforce goals on City public works projects, commonly known as Board Bill 75.

12/12/2012

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