Tishaura Jones
Mayor | St. Louis, MO

ARP: St. Louis MO, Youth Engagement & Violence Prevention

Idea Category: Criminal Justice, Equity & Opportunity | Funding Source: American Rescue Plan

Mayor Jones invested $5.5 million of American Rescue Plan funds to invest in community organizations working to interrupt cycles of violence through prevention and intervention. In addition to providing employment services, housing, and mental health resources to individuals with justice system involvement, the city also invested in youth violence prevention programs. A portion of the funds will be invested in Project Haki, a violence prevention program that began in the city’s 22nd ward. With the additional funding, Project Haki will be able to support initiatives such as summer programs for children in the community and the reclamation of local parks that have been hot spots for crime and drug use. Additionally, the funds will connect citizens with employment services, mental health resources, and drug rehab centers.

More Idea’s From Tishaura Jones

Renters’ Right to Counsel Program

Idea Category: Housing | Funding Source: ARP

Missouri: St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones Released Plan of American Rescue Plan Funding to Improve Street Safety

Idea Category: Infrastructure, Public Safety, Transportation | Funding Source: ARP

ARP: St. Louis MO, Determined to Keep Residents In Their Homes

Idea Category: Housing | Funding Source: ARP

ARP: St. Louis MO, Pledges $5 Million to Help Small Businesses

Idea Category: Jobs and Entrepreneurship | Funding Source: ARP

St. Louis creates LGBTQIA+ Advisory Board to guide city initiative

Idea Category: Equity & Opportunity | Funding Source: ARP

College Savings Program

Idea Category: Equity & Opportunity, Safety Net | Funding Source: ARP

Employee Financial Wellness

Idea Category: Safety Net | Funding Source: ARP

Employment Financial Empowerment Lunch and Learn Series (EFELLS)

Idea Category: Safety Net | Funding Source: ARP

Will Jawando | County Councilmember | Montgomery County, MD

Home Act/Rent Stabilization

2023 Ideas Challenge Entry Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando authored the Housing Opportunity, Mobility, and...