Category: MetroEast

News and events for the Illinois suburbs and exurbs of St.Louis.

O’Fallon school board member gets calls to resign after calling book “social indoctrination”

O’FALLON, Ill. — A school board member has received calls to resign after calling for a children’s book on social activism “social indoctrination.” From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: After a school board member here questioned the use of a book about a girl learning about social activism in a children’s program at the local library,…

LGBTQ+ & Community Self Defense 101 Workshop

SAUGET — You don’t need to be an athlete to effectively protect yourself! In this workshop, geared for those without previous self-defense training, we discuss and demonstrate basic tips and techniques to make sure you can remove yourself from a physical confrontation and Get Home Safe! We focus on simple and effective responses you can…