Laura Horwitz is a catalyst for learning, change and giving.  She has nearly 20 years of experience in community organizing, training and capacity building, program design and evaluation.  She currently serves as the Senior Manager of Planning and Partnerships at Generate Health, an organization focused on closing racial disparities in infant mortality in St. Louis and maintains an independent training and consulting practice through which she supports organizations and individuals committed to racial equity (  After the Ferguson uprising, Laura co-founded and served for four years as the Executive Director of We Stories, which engages white families in changing the conversation about and building momentum toward racial equity.  In that time, the organization went from being a volunteer effort with no budget led by two passionate founders to a sustainable and strong nonprofit organization with a committed donor base, passionate participants, and proven impact on the lives of nearly 1,000 local families. Laura has been instrumental in forming STL Mutual Aid and its financial solidarity network in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and is an advisory board member for College Kids, a member of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis, and the outgoing chair of the City of Clayton’s Equity Commission.