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.

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.

HomeGrown STL Regional Summit

February 8, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Brown School of Social Work, Clark-Fox Forum, Washington University in St. Louis

HomeGrown STL nearing action ‘on the ground’ for black males

​HomeGrown STL is close to putting its strategy for collective impact to work in St. Louis. The project, part of the Center for Social Development’s Race and Opportunity Lab, aims to support the social mobility of black boys and men between the ages of 12 and 29 in St. Louis City and County.

HomeGrown STL Inaugural Summit

February 9, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Brown School

Event focuses on mental health of college students of color

More than 200 mental health practitioners, scholars, university administrators, parents, students and community leaders 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.

HomeGrown STL

Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., ​Brown Lounge, Brown School of Social Work

HomeGrown STL Networking Breakfast

Thursday, February 25, 2016 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Washington University in St. Louis

$1.06M federal grant for St. Louis YouthBuild expands chances for at-risk youth

The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday confirmed a grant to St. Louis YouthBuild of $1.06 million to support academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth. Washington University is is a partner with YouthBuild, a relationship that was seeded by an event early this year initiated by the Center for Social Development.

Robert Putnam lectures about ‘Our Kids’ on April 15

Robert D. Putnam is famous for his best-selling book “Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community,” which warned that Americans were withdrawing from each other and from civic life.

CSD’s 20th anniversary: Looking ahead

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this academic year, the Center for Social Development is expanding by bringing in new leaders and new bodies of work.

Child finance meeting brings voices from around the world

Researchers and practitioners from around the globe met at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis this week to make strides toward increased financial awareness of children and youth.