Joe, S., Clifton, M., & Carlton-Brown, D. (2023, May). HomeGrown StL 5th Annual Regional Summit on the State of Opportunity for Black Boys and Young Men: Organizing for solutions that unleash the elite potential of young Black males (CSD Conference Report No. 23-17). Washington University, Center for Social Development, Race & Opportunity Lab, HomeGrown StL. https://doi.org/10.7936/64jx-0x32
Category: Child & Youth Well-being
HomeGrown StL 4th Annual Regional Summit on the State of Opportunities for Black Boys and Young Men: Closing the Health, Growth, and Opportunity Gaps
Joe, S., Clifton, M., & Carlton-Brown, D. (2021, December). HomeGrown StL 4th Annual Regional Summit on the State of Opportunities for Black Boys and Young Men: Closing the healing, growth, and opportunity gaps (CSD Conference Report No. 21-34). Washington University, Center for Social Development, Race & Opportunity Lab, HomeGrownStL. https://doi.org/10.7936/cej1-ds84
Accountable Policing: Policies to Advance the Personal Safety of Black Boys and Young Men
Motley, R. O., Jr., Finner, A., Walker, M., & Joe, S. (2020, June). Accountable policing: Policies to advance
the personal safety of Black boys and young men (Race and Opportunity Lab Brief Report No. 3). St.
Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development, Race and Opportunity Lab.
Exposure to Community-Based Violence on Social Media among Black Male Emerging Adults Involved with the Criminal Justice System
Motley, R. O., Jr., Chen, Y.-C., Johnson, C., & Joe, S. (2020). Exposure to community-based violence on social media among Black male emerging adults involved with the criminal justice system. Social Work Research, 44(2), 87–97. https://doi.org/10.1093/swr/svaa002
Healing Policies for Black Boys and Young Men in St. Louis: Priorities in 2019
Joe, S., Motley, R., Ivory, A., Finner, A., & Frederick, J. (2019). Healing policies for Black boys and young men in St. Louis: Priorities in 2019 (Race and Opportunity Lab Brief Report No. 2). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development, Race and Opportunity Lab. https://doi.org/10.7936/a3gh-8d26
You Are College Material—You Belong: An Underrepresented Minority Student Retention Intervention Without Deception
Patterson Silver Wolf, D. A., Taylor, F., Maguin, E., & Asher BlackDeer, A. (2019). You Are College Material—You Belong: An underrepresented minority student retention intervention without deception. Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1177/1521025119848749
Social Mobility: The Necessary Focus of St. Louis Investment in Black Males
Joe, S., & Motley, R. (2019, February). Social mobility: The necessary focus of St. Louis investment in Black males (Race and Opportunity Lab Brief Report No. 1). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Cen¬ter for Social Development, Race and Opportunity Lab. https://doi.org/10.7936/s7h3-ct03
Black Males, Trauma, and Mental Health Service Use: A Systematic Review
Motley, R., & Banks, A. (2018). Black males, trauma, and mental health service use: A systematic review. Perspectives on Social Work, 14(1), 3–19.
Build the Village That Raises the Child
HomeGrown STL. (2018, March). Build the village that raises the child (CSD Conference Report No. 18-10). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development, Race & Opportunity Lab, HomeGrown STL.
Police Use of Force by Ethnicity, Sex, and Socioeconomic Class
Motley, R. O., Jr., & Joe, S. (2018). Police use of force by ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic class. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 9(1), 49-67. doi:10.1086/696355
Social Belonging and College Retention: Results From a Quasi-Experimental Pilot Study
Silver Wolf (Adelv unegv Waya), D. A. P., Perkins, J., Butler-Barnes, S. T., & Walker, T. A., Jr. (2017). Social belonging and college retention: Results from a quasi-experimental pilot study. Journal of College Student Development, 58(5), 777–782. doi:10.1353/csd.2017.0060
Community Violence Exposure and Risk Taking Behaviors Among Black Emerging Adults: A Systematic Review
Motley, R. O., Jr., Sewell, W., & Chen, Y.-C. (2017). Community violence exposure and risk taking behaviors among Black emerging adults: A systematic review. Journal of Community Health, 42(5), 1069–1078. doi:10.1007/s10900-017-0353-4
Research-Supported Treatment and Organizational Culture and Climate’s Impact on Child Welfare Outcomes
Patterson, D. W., Hales, T. W., Maguin, E., & Dulmus, C. N. (2018). Research-supported treatment and organizational culture and climate’s impact on child welfare outcomes. Research on Social Work Practice, 28(7), 869–875. doi:10.1177/1049731517697131
Nudging Youth to Develop Savings Habits: Experimental Evidence Using SMS Messages
Rodríguez, C., & Saavedra, J. E. (2016). Nudging youth to develop savings habits: Experimental evidence using SMS messages (CSD Working Paper No. 16-19). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
The Protective Role of Religious Involvement in African American and Caribbean Black Adolescents’ Experiences of Racial Discrimination
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Martin, P. P., Copeland-Linder, N., Seaton, E., Matusko, N., Caldwell, C. H., & Jackson, J. S. (2016). The protective role of religious involvement in African American and Caribbean Black adolescents’ experiences of racial discrimination. Youth & Society, 50(5), 659–687. doi:10.1177/0044118X15626063
Kinship Foster Care Among African American Youth: Interaction Effects at Multiple Contextual Levels
Rufa, A. K., & Fowler, P. J. (2016). Kinship foster care among African American youth: Interaction effects at multiple contextual levels. Journal of Social Service Research, 42(1), 26–40. doi:10.1080/01488376.2015.1077187
School and Peer Influences on the Academic Outcomes of African American Adolescents
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Estrada-Martinez, L., Colin, R. J., & Jones, B. D. (2015). School and peer influences on the academic outcomes of African American adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 44, 168–181. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.007
Flint Adolescent Study: A Longitudinal Examination of Social Support and Academic Motivational Beliefs of African American Adolescents
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Hurd, N., & Zimmerman, M. A. (2013). Flint adolescent study: A longitudinal examination of social support and achievement motivational beliefs of African American Adolescents. In C. Camp Yeakey, V. L. Sanders Thompson, & A. Wells (Eds.), Urban ills: Twenty-first-century complexities of urban living in global contexts (Vol. 2, pp. 133–152). Lanham, MD: Lexington.
African American Adolescents Academic Persistence: A Strengths-Based Approach
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Chavous, T. M., Hurd, N., & Varner, F. (2013). African American adolescents academic persistence: A strengths-based approach. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(9), 1443–1458. doi:10.1007/s10964-013-9962-0
Racial Pride and Religiosity Among African American Boys: Implications for Academic Motivation and Achievement
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Williams, T., & Chavous, T. M. (2012). Racial pride and religiosity among African American boys: Implications for academic motivation and achievement. Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 41(4), 486–498. doi:10.1007/s10964-011-9675-1
Exposure to Violence and Achievement Motivation Beliefs: Moderating Roles of Cultural-Ecological Factors
Butler-Barnes, S. T., Chavous, T. M., & Zimmerman, M. (2011). Exposure to violence and achievement motivation beliefs: Moderating roles of cultural-ecological factors. Race and Social Problems, 3(2), 75–91. doi:10.1007/s12552-011-9044-4
Underachievement and Success of African American Males in School Settings: Integrating Critical Race and Ecological Perspectives
Martin, P., Leach, M., Bowles, T., Manesh, A., Adkins, L., & Butler-Barnes, S. T. (2009). Underachievement and success of African American males in school settings: Integrating critical race and ecological perspectives. Journal of Minority Issues and Economic Development, 48–71.
Substance Use and Academic Performance Among African American High School Students
Williams, J. H., Davis, L. E., Johnson, S. D., Williams Shanks, T. R., Saunders, J. A., & Nebbitt, V. E. (2007). Substance use and academic performance among African American high school students. Social Work Research, 31(3), 151–161. doi:10.1093/swr/31.3.151
Academic Self-Efficacy Among African American Youth: Implications for School Social Work Practice
Jonson-Reid, M., Davis, L., Saunders, J., Williams, T., & Williams, J. H. (2005). Academic self-efficacy among African American youth: Implications for school social work practice. Children and Schools, 27(1), 5–14. doi:10.1093/cs/27.1.5
Individual, Family and Neighborhood Influences on Teen Childbearing: A Life Options Approach
Scheuler-Whitaker, L., & Pandey, S. (1998). Individual, family and neighborhood influences on teen childbearing: A life options approach (CSD Working Paper No. 98-5). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
Factors Influencing African American Youths’ Decisions to Stay in School
Davis, L. E., Johnson, S., Miller-Cribbs, J., Cronen, S., & Scheuler-Whitaker, L. (1998). Factors influencing African American youths’ decisions to stay in school (CSD Working Paper No. 98-3). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.