About Empower Missouri
For more than 120 years, Empower Missouri has been a voice for the voiceless in Missouri, whether fighting for civil and voting rights, or for Missouri’s homeless and uninsured. Empower Missouri is one the oldest organizations of its kind in the nation. It is a nonprofit and nonpartisan. Their objectives are the improvement and extension of health and affordable essential services for the people of Missouri.
Among many of Empower Missouri’s achievements over its 120-year history are: the creation of the Missouri Commission on Human Rights, the establishment of a Public Defender System, the Children’s Hunger Relief Act and many others.
Empower Missouri has invested leadership in public social policy change for more than a century and has achieved some remarkable successes.