2014 Events, Conferences & Symposia
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December 1, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
November 17, 2014
​St. Louis, MO​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
November 12-14, 2014
​Detroit, MI​​Select experts in the field of asset building will meet in Detroit to discuss ongoing efforts to advance inclusive state and federal policy development and policies that will expand incentives and opportunities for low-and moderate-income families across the life spectrum. Coalition participants from Arkansas, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington will gather for a day and a half of training, discussions, and presentations. The focus of this final convening is retirement savings.
November 12-13, 2014
​St. Louis, MO The Brown School Policy Forum will present a major Symposium on the subject of Child Well-being on November 12-13, 2014, sponsored in part by the Center for Social Development. The event is intended to develop an action-based approach to improving public policy regarding children.
November 10, 2014
​St. Louis, MO​The Brown School, in partnership with the Office of the Provost and the Center for Social Development, has invited Larry Davis, Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, to the Danforth Campus to present a talk titled The University, the Community, and Race.
November 3, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
October 23, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​This forum will focus on action steps to create economic opportunity for low- to moderate-income families. We'll hear from community, business, and academic leaders; explore model policies and programs; and release our Action Toolkit and Discussion Guide to help you implement policies and programs in your communities.
October 20, 2014
​St. Louis, MO Join us for a lecture by Jennifer Taub, of Vermont Law School, "Other People's Houses: How Decades of Bailouts, Captive Regulators, and Toxic Bankers Made Home Mortgages a Thrilling Business" at noon Monday, October 20, 2014, in the Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310), Anheuser-Busch Hall.
October 20, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
October 6, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
September 24-26, 2014
​New Orleans, Louisiana​The Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition Project (SRABC) and partners from across the Gulf Coast States will hold the 7th annual Southern Regional Asset Building Coalition conference September 24-26, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference, titled Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Innovative Solutions for Change, will take place at the Astor Crowne Plaza Hotel in the French Quarter.
September 22, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
September 8, 2014
​St. Louis, MO ​A biweekly seminar series featuring topics relating to labor, households, health care, law, and social welfare.
June 11-13, 2014
​Seattle, Washington​Select experts in the field of asset building will meet in Seattle to discuss ongoing efforts to advance inclusive state and federal policy development and policies that will expand incentives and opportunities for low- and moderate-income families across the life spectrum. Coalition participants from Arkansas, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington will gather for a day and a half of training, discussions, and presentations.
May 30, 2014
​St. Louis, Missouri​For the Sake of All is a multi-disciplinary study on the health and well-being of African Americans in St. Louis. The study area includes St. Louis City and County.  The project will culminate in 2014 with the release of a final report at a community conference.  The conference and report release will coincide with the 60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
May 12-15, 2014
​St. Louis, Missouri​The Financial Capability and Asset Building (FCAB): Curriculum Workshop and Training is a 2.5 day workshop for social work and human service educators participating in CSD’s FCAB Initiative.
May 8-9, 2014
​St. Louis, Missouri​The Center for Social Development at Washington University and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host the 2nd annual symposium, which will be held at the St. Louis Fed.
April 14, 2014
​Seigle Hall, Room 348, Washington University in St. Louis​​Jeffrey Smith of the University of Michigan will present "The Consequences of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges" as part of the Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series, at noon on Monday, April 14.
April 6-8, 2014
​St. Louis, Missouri​Participants selected from the US and abroad will gather at Washington University in St. Louis to assess policy challenges, research on policy practice, and professional training of social workers. All three themes will be under-pinned by an evidence-based perspective. We use the title social policy innovation and engagement to describe the broader agenda, emphasizing innovation, knowledge building, and professional capacity.
March 27-28, 2014
​New York, New York
Leaders in the field will learn about unpublished research findings, discuss strategic and tactical considerations for expanding CSAs in the United States, and identify strategies that could assist a greater number of children from low- and moderate-income communities in the U.S. to attain post-secondary education.

3/3/2014
​Seigle Hall, Room 348, Washington University in St. LouisChinhui Juhn, University of Houston (Part of the Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series)
February 25, 2014
​Washington, DC ​Millions of Americans are waiting for their big tax refund. Most have already spent the money before it arrives. What if there were a way to turn that moment upside down? What if we could get millions of Americans to apply their refunds to building financial security by paying down debt, saving for an emergency, or building a nest egg?
2/17/2014
​Seigle Hall, Room 348, Washington University in St. LouisDavid Wiczer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Part of the Work, Famliy, and Public Policy Seminar Series)
2/3/2014
​Seigle Hall, Room 348, Washington University in St. Louis​​Sean Williams, University of Texas Law School (Part of the Work, Famliy, and Public Policy Seminar Series)