Jenny Simeone, St. Louis Public Radio

Jenny Simeone

St. Louis Public Radio

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Past articles by Jenny:

Landlords recruited to rent to St. Louis' homeless veterans

Nicholas Palazzolo has been living in his truck since late November last year. At age 73, spending the coldest months of the year in a vehicle isn’t easy — → Read More

Prosecutor: Ferguson convenience store video 'not relevant’ to grand jury investigation

A security video made public last weekend that shows Michael Brown at a Ferguson convenience store about a half-day before his death was a "poorly edited → Read More

Politically Speaking: Rep. Evans on bridging the party divide in Jefferson City

On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum and Jenny Simeone welcome state Rep. Jean Evans to the → Read More

New civil rights fight: What protesters today can learn from their predecessors of the '60s

St. Louis, like many parts of the United States, has seen an uptick in marches and protests since President Donald Trump took office. In late January, → Read More

Tornado roars through Perryville, Mo., killing one man, damaging more than 100 homes

Updated at 4 p.m. — Residents of Perryville, Mo., are recovering from a tornado that ripped through the town late Tuesday, killing one man and damaging → Read More

After the party, largely unseen workers keep St. Louis Mardi Gras running

The Mardi Gras crowd was thinning out, and revelers walked like drunk zombies in the middle of the street, kicking cans and shivering in the 35-degree → Read More

Immigrant advocates seek to better serve St. Louis' newest residents

Recent immigrants to St. Louis have a new resource they can tap when adjusting to life in the United States. The New American Alliance is a referral system → Read More

Study on the Women's March wants to know what motivated St. Louis participants

Did you attend the Women’s March on St. Louis? A local professor and her team of graduate students want to hear about it. The Mobilizing Millions study, → Read More

After the Women’s March on St. Louis, organizers redirect efforts into the community

Organizers of last month's Women’s March on St. Louis are encouraging its thousands of participants to channel their energy into activism. They hope to → Read More

Missouri budget cuts present roadblock to citizenship for immigrants over 60

Between learning U.S. civics and history to acing all four parts of the naturalization exam — passing the U.S. citizenship test is no walk in the park. For → Read More

Politically Speaking: Boyd banks on aldermanic experience to propel mayoral bid

On the latest edition of the Politically Speaking podcast, St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum, Rachel Lippmann and Jenny Simeone welcome St. Louis → Read More

Women's March on St. Louis faces tough conversations on race and inclusion

This weekend, hundreds of thousands are expected to gather for the Women's March on Washington . Expected to be one of the largest demonstrations in → Read More

Even when the act is hateful, it can be tough to pursue a hate crime

In the weeks after the presidential election, the Southern Poverty Law Center collected reports of more than 1,000 hate-related incidents from across the → Read More

Students see improvements after protesting racial hostilities at Ladue high school

When students at Ladue Horton Watkins High School staged two walkouts in November, they called for a stronger response to racial aggressions on campus, → Read More

Las Posadas celebrations keep revelers close to their faith and culture

In churches and neighborhoods across St. Louis, many Latino parishioners gather before Christmas for Las Posadas, a 500-year-old practice that acts out the → Read More

Local advocates call for stronger U.S. response to war-torn Aleppo

Several of the 300 families of Syrian refugees who have settled in the St. Louis area this year are still afraid to publicly condemn their former → Read More

Efforts to protect renters using Section 8 vouchers to continue in University City

Fair housing advocates in University City are planning to bring back a bill the City Council killed this week. The proposal would have protected people who → Read More

As some endure post-election anxiety, new U.S. citizens in St. Louis are full of hope

While much of the nation remains at odds over the results of the November elections, some people are feeling more optimistic for the future than ever. → Read More

After the election, local immigration advocates and their clients look for answers

In response to an outpouring of client concern, local immigrant advocacy organizations are hosting information sessions on what a Trump presidency will → Read More

After a Trump victory, undocumented families met with racial aggression and support in St. Louis

On Nov. 8, Martha’s eight-year-old daughter didn’t want to go to school. “When I asked her why, she said she was worried that if Trump won, I → Read More