Jamilah Nasheed is committed to fighting for St. Louis and every person who lives here. This last budget session, she brought in over $14 million in additional funding for the city of St. Louis.
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Investing in our classrooms is critical to preparing our young people to be the future scholars, leaders, and change-makers that will strengthen the St. Louis community for years to come. Jamilah fought and won funding increases for Harris-Stowe State University.
- $750,000 – core funding increase for Harris-Stowe State University.
- $750,000 – For planning, design, renovation and construction of laboratory space at Harris-Stowe.
The unfortunate reality is that many in St. Louis are still struggling to keep the lights on and provide for their loved ones. To help fight back, Jamilah locked in over $6 million in the budget for job and career training programs for STL residents.
- $5.5 Million – for youth summer jobs programs.
- $400,000 – for job development programs at Mission STL.
- $300,000 – For a building trades pre-apprenticeship program for women and minorities.
Health care should be a human right in this country, not a privilege for those who can afford it. This year, Jamilah brought in nearly $3 million to improve health care in St. Louis.
- $1.405 Million -To provide postpartum healthcare resources to mothers struggling with addiction.
- $1 Million – For funding additional nurses salaries at the St. Louis Veterans Home.
- $500,000 – For youth behavioral and mental health resources in the city of St. Louis.
Survivors of sexual and domestic violence deserve justice, but are too often neglected by our justice system. That’s why Jamilah secured $3 million in the budget to prosecute and prevent sexual assault and domestic violence.
No family in crisis should ever be left out in the cold. Jamilah is fighting to make that a reality by funding an additional $750,000 for St. Louis nonprofits supporting children and families.
- $100,000 – For Midtown Community Services, supporting their community-building programs for youth and families.
- $400,000 – For crisis nursery care for children and families.
- $250,000 – For the Annie Malone Children & Family Service Center.