Students who experience violence/abuse have lower GPAs than those who do not. Read more.
Most economic well-being measures ignore long-term priorities like saving for retirement and children's college education. Read more.
SEED for Oklahoma Kids is the first experiment examining the impact of CDAs on parental educational expectations for young children. Read more.
Testing Universal Child Development Accounts: Financial Effects in a Large Social Experiment
Clancy, M. M., Beverly, S. G., Sherraden, M., & Huang, J. (2016). Testing universal Child Development Accounts: Financial effects in a large social experiment. Social Service Review, 90(4), 683-708. doi:10.1086/689756
Financial Capability and Asset Building: Building Evidence for Community Practice
Birkenmaier, J., Sherraden, M. S., Frey, J. J., Callahan, C., & Santiago, A. M. (2016). Financial capability and asset building: Building evidence for community practice. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 357-367. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233519
Building Financial Knowledge Is Not Enough: Financial Self-Efficacy as a Mediator in the Financial Capability of Low-Income Families
Rothwell, D. W., Khan, M. N., & Cherney, K. (2016). Building financial knowledge is not enough: Financial self-efficacy as a mediator in the financial capability of low-income families. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 368–388. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233162
Promoting Financial Capability of Incarcerated Women for Community Reentry: A Call to Social Workers
Sanders, C. K. (2016). Promoting financial capability of incarcerated women for community reentry: A call to social workers. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 389-409.  doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233161
Toward Culturally Sensitive Financial Education Interventions With Latinos
Lane, L. B., & Pritzker, S. (2016). Toward culturally sensitive financial education interventions with Latinos. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 410–427. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233476
From Being Unbanked to Becoming Unbanked or Unbankable: Community Experts Describe Financial Practices of Latinos in East Los Angeles
Padua, L. A., & Doran, J. K. (2016). From being unbanked to becoming unbanked or unbankable: Community experts describe financial practices of Latinos in East Los Angeles. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 428–444. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233477
Ethnic Differences in Financial Outcomes Among Low-Income Older Asian Immigrants: A Financial Capability Perspective
Nam, Y., Huang, J., & Lee, E. J. (2016). Ethnic differences in financial outcomes among low-income older Asian Immigrants: A financial capability perspective. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 445-461. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233474
Financial Knowledge and Behaviors of Chinese Migrant Workers: An International Perspective on a Financially Vulnerable Population
Chen, Z., & Lemieux, C. M. (2016). Financial knowledge and behaviors of Chinese migrant workers: An international perspective on a financially vulnerable population. Journal of Community Practice, 24(4), 462-486. doi:10.1080/10705422.2016.1233475

​More than 130 people attended the international symposium “People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice” on November 18 at the Brown School.The event, led by Washington University in St. Louis, National University of Singapore and the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, was created to sharpen the focus on climate change as a social, economic and environmental justice challenge – and to work toward solutions. 

​The mayor of New York has announced a new child savings account to help thousands of New York City public school children save for college. City officials relied on research from the Center for Social Development to develop the three-year pilot program, which starts next fall.

​More than 200 people gathered for the conference “Young, Gifted & @Risk: Promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color” on November 11 at the Brown School of Social Work.

​A researcher from CSD’s sister center in South Africa met with CSD staff members recently. Jacqueline Moodley is a research psychologist and researcher at the Centre for Social Development in Africa at the University of Johannesburg.  

International experts on flooding, drought, extreme heat, land change and more will gather for a symposium on Friday, November 18, at the Brown School of Social Work. Registration closes at midnight, November 9.

​A program specialist from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau helped to lead a recent professional development workshop at the Brown School, "Behind on Bills: Tools to Help Your Clients Secure Greater Financial Well-Being."