Author Archives: Chris Krehmeyer

About Chris Krehmeyer

Hello, my name is Chris Krehmeyer, President and CEO of Beyond Housing and your host for New Kid on the Blog. This blog is provided as a community service to educate, enlighten and empower people concerning housing, the foreclosure crisis, community development, poverty and any other topic relevant to the mission of Beyond Housing. Beyond Housing reserves the right to approve any comment posted in response to my blogs and will not post any comment that contains offensive or suggestive language. To paraphrase Dr. Martin Luther King, we can disagree without being disagreeable. I am looking forward to exchanging ideas with you.

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Father’s Day

Posted on Jun 13, 2014 by

Father’s Day this year would have been my fathers 78th birthday.  He has been gone for over ten years now [&hellip

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The Normandy Choir: A Picture of Resilience

Posted on Mar 11, 2014 by

There has been a great deal of wonderful press about the Normandy High School choir going to Carnegie Hall to [&hellip

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Imagine

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 by

Imagine if your place of business has the possibility to go bankrupt in two months.  Imagine if the person in [&hellip

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A Realization

Posted on Jan 2, 2014 by

As 2013 came to an end and I celebrated my 20th anniversary of leading Beyond Housing, I came to a [&hellip

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Beyond Housing On Parade

Posted on Dec 6, 2013 by

On Thanksgiving morning, I had the great honor of being in the Ameren Thanksgiving Day Parade in downtown St. Louis.  [&hellip

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The Fairness of School Transfers

Posted on Nov 1, 2013 by

Earlier this year, very late in the session, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled that any student living in the boundaries [&hellip

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Looking Up

Posted on Sep 12, 2013 by

As I was riding my bike the other morning, which I try to do three or four times a week, [&hellip

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Promissory Note for Our Children

Posted on Aug 28, 2013 by

As we commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and Dr. Martin Luther King [&hellip

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Supporting Families and Strengthening Public Education: We Can Do Both!

Posted on Jul 18, 2013 by

The recent Missouri Supreme Court ruling in Breitenfeld v. Clayton and the subsequent events shines a light on a very [&hellip

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Going to the White House: Culmination or Just the Beginning?

Posted on Jun 11, 2013 by

I recently had the humbling and rewarding experience of being asked to go to the White House and tell the [&hellip

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