YourWords STL
Marygrove Children’s Home

Marygrove Children’s Home

Marygrove Children’s Home has a 165-year history of supporting children in need of shelter, nurturing, and support.  Their 200 daily residents range from infancy to 20.  Marygrove offers an astounding array of counseling, crisis care, independent living and life skills training, as well as mentorship in a home-setting.YourWords STL had […]

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Collaborative Projects 2017

Collaborative Projects 2017

YourWords STL has initiated collaborative projects between Parkway Northeast Middle School and St. Louis Catholic Academy and Marygrove Children’s Home. In “Castles of Your Imagination: Creating Personalized Books for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma” a project designed by Anna Ojascastro Guzon, COCA teaching artist Maria Ojascastro, and children’s book author, […]

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Pilot Projects and Workshops

Pilot Projects and Workshops

In addition to our main programming partners, we have also worked to create pilots and one-time workshops with Clay Elementary School and Grace Hill Settlement House, Big Brothers Big Sisters, as well as the “Fantasy Maps” workshop at the St. Louis Small Press Expo in 2016!    

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Tutor Requirements

The ability of our students to feel empowered to share their stories requires dedication and passion from our tutors. Our tutors transform our programs, developed by our Program Director, into action with our students. We value the work of all our volunteers but our tutors play a pivotal role so

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