Media and Press

Let’s Start on STL LIVE
Let’s Start was featured on STL LIVE in January 2017. Check out both parts of this feature below.
Part 1
Part 2

 

Nixon ‘bans the box’ from most Missouri Government employee applications
Let’s Start’s Toni Jordon is featured in this St. Louis Public Radio about removing criminal history for most state jobs. You can read the full article here.

 
Getting Out: Women in Transition
Abby Gordon, a student at Washington University in St. Louis, put together a short documentary featuring some ladies from Let’s Start.

Getting Out: Women in Transition from Abby Gordon on Vimeo.

 

Finding your way in society after prison
Let’s Start’s Patty Berger is featured in an interview on We Live Here. She discusses her life in prison and what she did to turn herself around. Listen to the interview here.

 

Catholic Mobilizing Network
Let’s Start is featured in an article detailing its creation and how it began. You can read the full version here.

 

St. Louis Review
In the December 3, 2014 issue of the St. Louis Review, they featured some of the women from Let’s Start and their journeys that led them to our program. You can read the full version online here.

 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Articles
On Tuesday, June 24, 2008 an article appeared in the St. Louis Post Dispatch about the bus trips Let’s Start sponsors so children can visit their mom at the Vandalia Women’s Prison.  Click here to read the reprinted article.

Diane Toroian Keaggy of the St. Louis Post Dispatch wrote about a “Former heroin addict is finally ‘Mom’ “. Click here to read the reprinted article.

 

KSDK Channel 5
Heidi Glaus at KSDK did a story entitled “The Power of Hope”. Click here to read the reprinted article.

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