Center for Social Development
We work to advance equity for girls of color. This project focuses on building resiliency, and it identifies assets that are protective factors.
We sponsored the Child Well-Being Symposium in 2014 and continue to build this program to test strategies and use knowledge to inform policies and practices.
This study assesses African-American freshman and sophomore students’ decisions to remain in high school and their opinions regarding dropout prevention programs.
HomeGrown StL's research focuses on building capacity in St. Louis City and County to better serve and foster the positive development of young black males ages 12 to 29.
We examine race, opportunity and social mobility with an emphasis on informing policies and interventions to reduce inequality in adolescents’ transition to adulthood.
We explore how black youth draw on personal and cultural resources to thrive despite challenges to their identities from institutional racism.
We work to expand the audience of testimonies from youth and children affected by the cycle of incarceration, violence and disenfranchisement.