Initiatives

Saint Louis University's Office of Mission and Identity partners with institutions on campus and in the community to improve the lives of people around the world.

Billiken Teacher Corps

The Billiken Teacher Corps at Saint Louis University combines service and teaching to provide a transformative impact on Catholic schools in the St. Louis metro area. Students in the program earn a Master of Arts in Teaching and complete their Missouri teaching certification while receiving full tuition remission.

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Belize 2020

Belize 2020 provides life-changing opportunities for at-risk children and families in Belize. Saint Louis University, the Jesuits of the U.S. Central and Southern Province and the St. Louis community work together to advance the spiritual, educational and economic lives of the people of Belize through entrepreneurship and Ignatian spirituality.

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Transformative Justice Initiative 

The Transformative Justice Initiative aims to improve system health and safety, and support prevention of incarceration and successful transitions from criminal justice settings. The initiative is an interprofessional, collaborative program that employs community-based participatory research to guide evidence-informed transformative justice solutions. 

Learn more about the Transformative Justice Initiative