Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson Team

Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Fall 2022

Sally J. Altman and the Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson Team writing in Health Progress were recognized with the Journalism That Matters Award from the ASBPE Educational Foundation on May 11, 2023, only the fourth time the organization has given this award.

The organization recognized Health Progress' 63106 article from 2022.

Betsy speech
Betsy acceptance 1
Journalism That Matters Award
Betsy award 2

Photos David Carson

Congratulations to lead author Sally J. Altman, Dick Weiss' Before Ferguson Beyond Ferguson team and CHA's Health Progress for winning the Journalism That Matters award from the ASBPE Educational Foundation! Health Progress Editor Betsy Taylor accepted the award May 11, 2023, in Atlanta. 

CHA Health Calls Podcast

Episode 35 – Living in 63106
CHA is participating in a racial equity storytelling project that focuses on families dealing with the pandemic who live in the 63106 zip code of St. Louis. Dick Weiss, the project’s co-founder, joins resident Kim Daniel who discusses the challenges she and her neighbors face in their community. Kim also provides her personal perspective on why she is hesitant to accept the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Related Health Progress articles: 

This nonprofit storytelling work is continuing through an organization now known as the River City Journalism Fund at