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.
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.
The Dutchtown Justice Alliance focuses on bringing equity into Dutchtown through citizen activism including voter education, candidate and issue education, and equity actions.
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.
DSCC promotes neighborhood vitality in Dutchtown through community empowerment, housing stabilization, and responsible real estate development.
The Maintenance and Beautification Committee makes expenditures within the CID footprint for beautification including services for cleaning, landscaping, public art, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Our guide to the Citizens’ Service Bureau will teach you how to report issues with trash, streets, problem properties, and more.
Our guide discusses methods for contacting the police and explores alternatives available in certain circumstances.
Learn about the role of the Neighborhood Improvement Specialist, the liaisons between citizens and city services.