February 7, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Clark-Fox Forum, Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
December 13, 2018, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Washington University in St. Louis
April 9, 2018, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Washington University
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.
More than 120 people working to improve the lives of black boys and young men in St. Louis participated in the second annual HomeGrown STL Summit on February 8.
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
Motley, R. O., Jr., & Joe, S. (2018). Police use of force by ethnicity, sex, and socioeconomic class. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 9(1), 49-67. doi:10.1086/696355
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.
Thursday, June 8, 2017, 8:00 am to 10:30 am, Brown Lounge, Brown Hall at the Brown School of Social Work
The HomeGrown STL Inaugural Summit, February 9 at the Brown School, drew about 120 people committed to improving the lives of black boys and young men in St. Louis City and County.
February 9, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall, Brown School
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.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Brown Lounge, Brown School of Social Work
Thursday, June 9, 2016 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Washington University in St. Louis
Thursday, February 25, 2016 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Brown Lounge, Brown Hall, Washington University in St. Louis
Rufa, A. K., & Fowler, P. J. (2016). Kinship foster care among African American youth: Interaction effects at multiple contextual levels. Journal of Social Service Research, 42(1), 26–40. doi:10.1080/01488376.2015.1077187
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.
April 15, 2015, Graham Chapel, Washington University in St. Louis
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.
Young people from Kansas, Missouri and Illinois gathered to hear Dorothy Stoneman, the founder and CEO of YouthBuild USA Inc., speak about transforming themselves and their communities.
February 3, 2015, Brown Hall, Room 100, St. Louis, MO
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this academic year, the Center for Social Development is expanding by bringing in new leaders and new bodies of work.
November 12-13, 2014, St. Louis, MO
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.