St. Louis Workers’ Education Society
Pan-Missouri Anti-capitalist Breakfast Club
Nicholas James March 1, 2015:
Nicholas James October 5, 2016 posted:
With Elise Rose Kehle, Oriana Cauchon, Shuron Jones, Chauncey Robinson, Madeline Kathleen, Tony Pecinovsky, Eddie Yarbrough, Niles Zee, Emiliana Sparaco, Yennifer Mateo Castillo, Al Neal and Darin Williams.
Photo by Celeste Ocana.
St. Louis Workers’ Education Society Executive Board
In 2017, the St. Louis Workers’ Education Society Executive Board;
- Rebecca Bolte, Treasurer, Cherokee St. Business Association
- Nicholas James, WES Organizer; SEIU HC; Executive Board, 9th Ward
- Niles Zee, WES Communications Dir.
- Al Neal, WES Dir. of Advocacy and Education
- Shuron Jones, WES Votes Coodinator; Secretary, 15th Ward
- Steve Wayland, Dir. of Business Development, Painters DC 58
- Rasheen Aldridge, Committeman, 5th Ward
Four Wards Forward
In Feb. 2017, as part of the St. Louis Workers’ Education Society’s Four Wards Forward program Shuron Jones and Niles Zee headed-up the WES Votes program in our service communities, Wards 8, 9, 15 and 20.
In all, the WES Votes program mobilized dozens of volunteers to register over 500 people to vote in these Wards, helping to increase voter turnout for St. Louis’ August primary and the November general election.
In fact, our efforts were so successful that newly elected committee, ward and state rep. leaders recognized WES publicly, crediting us with leading the charge, specifically in low-turnout precincts in Wards 8 and 20.
For example, WES member and State Rep. Peter Merideth (80th District) praised WES’s work on Facebook as the St. Louis Democratic Central Committee celebrated a new record for single month registrations. 8th Ward Committee-people Paul Fehler and Annie Rice, as well as Alderwoman Cara Spencer and Committeewoman Madeline Buthod (14th Ward), also thanked WES for its outstanding voter registration efforts.
Moving forward, WES leader, Shuron Jones, is now heading-up the 2017 WES Votes campaign in Ward 9, where the current Alderman voted against the minimum wage increase. While WES cannot and does not endorse candidates, every registered voter in Ward 9 will know where Ortmann stands when it comes to raising working families out of poverty.
The Democratic Socialists of St. Louis Public Group
Annie Rice April 14 near St. Louis, MO.