Jamie Dennis

Director – Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis

Jamie Dennis aka KP:  Human rights activist and youth advocate. Jamie is a director at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis.  In 2014, He helped start the Urban League’s award winning Save Our Sons adult workforce development program, and has also extended the program for use in high schools and prison re-entry.  Over 600 men have completed the program, with over 400 placed in jobs.  Jamie has over a decade of experience working with at risk populations and fifteen years of experience in the music business.  A long time coordinator and mentor at Mathews-Dickey, he founded the Urban Music youth program in 2007.  Using music as a starting point Urban Music helps kids build tangible music, organizational and social skills while establishing the habits of personal responsibility. Jamie is a co-founder and director of the Institute of Urban Capitalism, an innovative program that teaches urban youth how to succeed in our capitalist system.  An accomplished recording artist and promoter, Jamie’s hip hop band “Out of Order” was a successful hip hop band that toured nationally with artists such as Nelly and Twista and received significant radio air time.