As part of our efforts to promote block organizing in Dutchtown, we’ve collected resources to use as building blocks for you and your neighbors.

Dutchtown Organizations

DT2 • Downtown Duthctown

DT2 • Downtown Dutchtown 

Volunteers with DT2 help with events like Dutchtown Movie Nights, fundraisers, happy hours, and more. Sign up to volunteer.

Shops and storefronts on Meramec across from St. Anthony of Padua.

UrbanMain 

Volunteers work with UrbanMain to provide administrative assistance to the Dutchtown Growth Manager in an effort to help implement Missouri Main Street Connection‘s four point approach:

  • Economic vitality
  • Design
  • Organization
  • Promotion
The historic Stork Inn on Virginia Avenue. Photo by Paul Sableman.

Dutchtown Community Improvement District 

The Dutchtown CID is a special taxing district covering parts of Dutchtown’s main corridors (South Grand, Meramec, and Virginia). While tax dollars must be spent within the district, part of the CID’s mission is to improve the neighborhood as a whole.

Black Lives Matter at the Dutchtown March for Justice and Equality.

Dutchtown Justice Alliance 

The Dutchtown Justice Alliance focuses on bringing equity into Dutchtown through citizen activism including voter education, candidate and issue education, and equity actions.

DutchtownSTL.org stickers.

DutchtownSTL 

DutchtownSTL publishes content and collects resources and other information and shares via DutchtownSTL.org, social media channels, and other venues.

Dutchtown CID Safety Committee 

The Safety and Security Committee meets monthly to get updates on public safety issues and to brainstorm ways to improve both perception and reality of safety in Dutchtown.

The new facade on Dutchtown South Community Corporation's building at 4204 Virginia. Photo by Nick Findley.

Dutchtown South Community Corporation 

DSCC promotes neighborhood vitality in Dutchtown through community empowerment, housing stabilization, and responsible real estate development.

Neighbors work to beautify Dutchtown.

Dutchtown CID Beautification Committee 

The Maintenance and Beautification Committee makes expenditures within the CID footprint for beautification including services for cleaning, landscaping, public art, and more.

STL Mutual Aid: Grow community.

Dutchtown Mutual Aid 

Part of STL Mutual Aid, a network of organizers, healers, artists, community leaders, and every day people coming together to connect people in need to their neighbors.

Dutchtown CID Marketing Committee 

The Marketing and Development Committee workas with DutchtownSTL to develop a brand and presence for the neighborhood, to attract residential and business development, and to promote events in Dutchtown.

Other Organizations

Urban League Federation of Block Units 

The Federation of Block Units is dedicated to helping residents in the St. Louis community improve their neighborhoods. An auxiliary of the Urban League since 1932, the Federation is the oldest self-help grassroots organization in the St. Louis area.

SLACO 

The St.Louis Association of Community Organizations is a coalition of various neighborhood associations throughout St. Louis, offering support and community-based programs to their member organizations.

Citizens’ Service Bureau 

The CSB is St. Louis’ clearinghouse for managing issues with most city services. Read our guide to the Citizens’ Service Bureau.

Brightside St. Louis 

Brightside aims to improve the quality of life in St. Louis by educating, engaging and inspiring neighbors to make our region cleaner, greener, and more environmentally sustainable.

Resource Guides

Citizens’ Service Bureau 

Our guide to the Citizens’ Service Bureau will teach you how to report issues with trash, streets, problem properties, and more.

Police: Who, Where, and When To Call 

Our guide discusses methods for contacting the police and explores alternatives available in certain circumstances.

Neighborhood Improvement Specialists 

Learn about the role of the Neighborhood Improvement Specialist, the liaisons between citizens and city services.

More Resources 

A one-stop shop for contact information. Contact elected officials, utility companies, non-emergency services, and more.