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.
Stoneman, D. (2015, February). Beyond Ferguson: Empowering low-income people to build the future of their communities (CSD Perspective No. 15-17). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.
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.