February 03, 2015Dorothy Stoneman
The lecture will also be live streamed in Goldfarb Commons.
Dorothy Stoneman is the Founder and CEO of YouthBuild USA, Inc., a program that aims to enhance education and job skills of low-income youth. YouthBuild USA, Inc is the national support center for over 265 YouthBuild programs in the USA and the sponsor of YouthBuild International. Stoneman is a leader in advocating for youth engagement in civil society. She is chairman of the National YouthBuild Coalition, with nearly 1,000 member organizations in 45 states, Washington D.C., and the Virgin Islands.
This lecture is part of the Ferguson and Beyond Lecture Series and is sponsored by the Washington University’s Provost Office, the Brown School's Center for Social Development 20th Anniversary, and the Policy Forum.
RSVP to Jacque Martinez Pullen at firstname.lastname@example.org by January 30, 2015.
February 03: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM at Brown Lounge
March 12, 2015For the Sake of All Community Action Forum: Investing in Early Childhood
For the Sake of All presents the second in a series of six forums that will provide actionable steps to improve the health and well-being of St. Louis residents. This event will explore ways to invest in quality early childhood development for all children.
For more information visit http://forthesakeofall.org/.
March 12: 5:00 PM-7:00 PM at Parents as Teachers (2228 Ball Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146)
April 09, 2015Louis Sullivan
Louis W. Sullivan, M.D is an active health policy leader, minority health advocate, author, physician, and educator. He served as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services during President George H. W. Bush‘s Administration and was Founding Dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine.
This event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School Distinguished Lecture Series and the Institute for Public Health.
Event Time TBD
April 09: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM at Brown Lounge, Brown Hall
April 28, 2015Eldar Shafir
Eldar Shafir is William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and co-founder and scientific director at ideas42. He conducts empirical studies of decision-making and is interested in the tension between normative assumptions and people’s actual behaviors. His current research focuses on decision-making in contexts of poverty and on application of behavioral research to policy. In 2012, Barack Obama appointed him to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability. Shafir is co-author of the book, Scarcity.
The event is being co-sponsored by the Brown School Distinguished Lecture Series.
*Event time TBD
April 28: 12:00 AM-11:59 PM at Brown Hall, Brown Lounge