CSD research spotlighted at U.S. Senate hearing

Research conducted by the Center for Social Development took center stage at the U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s May 21 hearing on proposed federal children’s account policy.

Boshara joins CSD as senior policy advisor

Ray Boshara, a national expert on wealth inequality and household financial security, has joined the Center for Social Development (CSD) as a senior policy advisor. As part of this appointment, Boshara serves as a Legislative Fellow with the Office of U.S. Senator Bob Casey, where he is developing Senator Casey’s “401Kids” proposal. The proposal will […]

From the Grand Challenges for Social Work: Innovations in social policy

Social Work Month may be ending, but social work’s professional commitment to addressing society’s challenges continues in earnest! Today the Grand Challenges for Social Work initiative is sharing insights on moving ideas and evidence into policy, including policy strategies and actions to address critical national problems.

CSD partners with St. Louis Fed on balance sheet symposium

​The Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis built on an already engaged and productive relationship this month when it co-sponsored a symposium with the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

Next Progressive Era offers insights and ideas to move America forward

Please join us on Wednesday, January 27, at noon in Brown Lounge to hear Phillip Longman and Ray Boshara, authors of The Next Progressive Era, offer historical insights as well as bold, fresh—and achievable—ideas to move America forward at this transformative moment in our history.