News/Events

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Events:

On June 8, 2022, Missouri Appleseed will host its Third Annual Good Apple Event! Tickets are available for purchase here. A flyer describing opportunities to sponsor the event is here: Good Apple Reception Sponsorship Opportunities.

 

On April 22, 2022, Missouri Appleseed hosted a free, online Continuing Legal Education, “Parental Incarceration and New Statutory Language for Sentencing Parents and Keeping Families Together.”

The flyer is available here:

Parental Incarceration and New Statutory Language.

A video of the training is available here:

 

On February 17, 2022, Missouri Appleseed co-hosted with Missouri’s 21st Judicial Circuit a free, online Continuing Legal Education about educational stability and foster youth.

The agenda is here:

Agenda – Educational Stability and Foster Youth

The slides are here:

Slides – Educational Stability and Foster Youth

A video of the training is available here:

On November 12, 2021, Missouri Appleseed co-hosted a free, online Continuing Legal Education with the St. Louis Regional Organization for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (STL ROCAP) about emerging developments in the neuroscience of juvenile certification.

The agenda is here:

Agenda – Emerging Developments in the Neuroscience of Juvenile Certification

The slides are here:

Materials for Emerging Developments in the Neuroscience of Juvenile Certification CME/CLE

A video of the training is available here:

On July 22, 2021, Missouri Appleseed hosted a free online Continuing Legal Education about the rights of non-resident and non-accused parents in neglect and abuse cases. A video of the training is available here:

On November 12, 2020,  Missouri Appleseed hosted a free online Continuing Legal Education about parent-child visitation rights when a parent is incarcerated. For more information about the event, view the flyer here:

Missouri Appleseed November 12 2020 Training-1

Presenter materials are available here:

Missouri Appleseed November 12 CLE Presenter Materials

A video of the training is available here:

News:

Missouri Appleseed’s Executive Director has co-authored the following opinion articles about the correctional system and COVID-19:

Missouri Appleseed’s associates have written the following opinion articles supporting Primary Caretaker legislation:

Missouri Appleseed’s research on menstrual hygiene in Missouri prisons has been featured in the following news stories:

Missouri Appleseed’s partners’ research on suspending rather than terminating incarcerated people’s Medicaid was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article from March 4, 2019:

Change in how Missouri handles inmates on Medicaid

On April 15, 2019, Missouri Appleseed disseminated this press release following the passage of St. Louis City’s Board Bill 212, which improves healthcare for pregnant inmates and mandates access to quality menstrual hygiene products in St. Louis city jails:

Missouri Appleseed Board Bill 212 Press Release

On October 3, 2019, Missouri Appleseed’s Executive Director Liza Weiss was quoted in a Missouri Times article on St. Louis County Executive Sam Page’s executive order improving conditions for pregnant inmates in the St. Louis County jail:

Page’s executive order changes treatment of pregnant inmates

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