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.

Reflections From the Front Lines: Ideas and Evidence to Policy

Boshara, R. (2016, October). Reflections from the front lines: Ideas and evidence to policy (CSD Perspective No. 16-41). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development. https://doi.org/10.7936/K78P600W

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.

CDA Legislative Challenges and Opportunities

Goldberg, F. T., Jr., Friedman, B., & Boshara, R. (2010). CDA legislative challenges and opportunities. Children & Youth Services Review, 32(11), 1609–1616. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2010.04.005

The Basics of Progressive 529s

Boshara, R., Clancy, M., Newville, D., & Sherraden, M. (2009). The basics of progressive 529s. St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development, and New America Foundation.

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.

Toward Progressive 529 Plans: Key Points

Clancy, M., Sherraden, M., Huelsman, M., Newville, D., & Boshara, R. (2009, April). Toward progressive 529 plans: Key points (CSD Policy Brief). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development, and New America Foundation. doi:10.7936/K7NK3DKQ

Federal Policy and Asset Building

Boshara, R. (2003). Federal policy and asset building (CSD Working Paper No. 03-03). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.