Date: October 22, 2019, 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Location: Clark-Fox Forum, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
A conversation featuring
Robert E. Friedman, author of A Few Thousand Dollars: Sparking Prosperity for Everyone
Malik Ahmed, Chief Executive Officer, Better Family Life
Ray Boshara, Director, Center for Household
Financial Stability, and Senior Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Tishaura O. Jones, Treasurer, City of St. Louis
Esther Shin, President, Urban Strategies
Moderated by Michael Sherraden
Introductory remarks by Adrienne Davis
A book signing will follow
Robert E. Friedman, Founder of CFED (now Prosperity Now) and leader in the field of inclusive asset building, will discuss policies to reduce wealth inequality and strategies for community-driven innovation to build a stronger, more inclusive economy. Community leaders will discuss the implications of Friedman’s recommendations for the St. Louis region.
Lunch will be provided.
Organized and sponsored by the Center for Social Development
Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity
Clark-Fox Policy Institute
Collaboration on Race, Inequality, and Social Mobility in America
Grand Challenges for Social Work