Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Advancing Innovation and Equity

On October 3, 2018, the Clark-Fox Policy Institute and the Center for Health Economics & Policy hosted Missouri health-policy makers, healthcare professionals, and keynote speaker Dr. Gloria Wilder at part two of Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Advancing Innovation and Equity. Participants developed policy recommendations to address some of the most pressing issues in Missouri healthcare, […]

Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Ideas for Innovation and Investment

The Clark-Fox Policy Institute partnered with the Center for Health Economics and Policy to organize Transforming Healthcare in Missouri: Ideas for Innovation and Investment on Friday, October 13, 2017. Over a hundred stakeholders participated, including healthcare providers, payers, consumers, researchers, economists, advocates, and policymakers. ACTIONABLE IDEAS GENERATED BY PARTICIPANTS: TRANSFORMING HEALTHCARE IN MISSOURI_2017_IDEAS & INNOVATION Hosts […]

Visioning Equity: Writing the Story of an Equitable St. Louis

An Evening with Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equity and Priority Initiatives for the City of St. Louis Wednesday, June 13, 2018, Clark-Fox Forum | The Brown School5:00 pm | Reception6:00 pm | Presentation Tragic and highly politicized events in the past several years have brought to light deep-rooted racism and inequities in our region. Through her work with the […]

Moving Toward Re-uniting, Healing and Change

“Students want to feel empowered – we should listen to them and make their voices part of our long-term strategies.” Listen. Reflect. Connect. In the face of wide-spread and pervasive disparities prevalent in our nation, the St. Louis region is uniquely prepared to lead the advancement of racial equity by building upon the extensive work […]

Aligning Our Work with Action: Communicating During Times of Unrest and Uncertainty

Aligning Our Work with Action: Communicating During Times of Unrest and Uncertainty January 18, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Events , Past Events 2017 St. Louis History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File Do you find it hard to communicate about social justice? Are you […]

Human Trafficking and the Impact on Children and Families: A Congressional Briefing

NOVEMBER 14, 2017, 3:00 – 4:30 PMCAPITOL BUILDING, WASHINGTON, D.C. The Clark-Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School, in cooperation with the Human Trafficking Collaborative Network (HTCN), housed in the Institute for Public Health, is leading a delegation of Missouri researchers, advocates, representatives from law enforcement, service providers and survivors to Capitol Hill to bring […]

Campaign Crash Course Fall 2017

Campaign Crash Course From November 9, 2017 to November 11, 2017 Events , Past Events 2017 Cortex Innovation District, The Cortex Innovation Community is home to a vibrant 200-acre innovation hub and technology district integrated into St. Louis’ historic Central West End and Forest Park Southeast residential neighborhoods, surrounded by nationally ranked universities and medical […]

Angela Onwuachi-Willig – “Mothering After Trayvon”

Angela Onwuachi-Willig – “Mothering After Trayvon” October 23, 2017 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Events , Past Events 2017 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File Washington University Law School’s Public Interest Law & Policy Speakers Series, in partnership with the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, presents Angela Onwuachi-Willigas a keynote speaker this fall. Onwuachi-Willig is a leading scholar […]

Thomas Shapiro and “Toxic Inequality”

Thomas Shapiro and “Toxic Inequality” October 5, 2017 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Events , Past Events 2017 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File 1:00 pm,  Brown Lounge, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis (Danforth Campus) The Department of Sociology, in partnership with the Brown School’s Center for Social Development and Clark-Fox Policy […]

Community Organizing and Advocacy, Brown School Summer Institute

Community Organizing and Advocacy, Brown School Summer Institute From June 19, 2017 to June 23, 2017 Events , Past Events 2017 Hillman Hall, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File During the weeks of June 19 and June 26, the Brown School offered nearly 20 different skill-building classes as part of its Summer […]

‘Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics’: Contextualizing Populist Resistance to Data Driven Policy-Making

‘Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics’: Contextualizing Populist Resistance to Data Driven Policy-Making June 20, 2017 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Events , Past Events 2017 Hillman Hall, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File The Clark-Fox Policy Institute sponsored a special luncheon program during Summer Institute (2017) which […]

Influencing Social Policy Conference: Policy Conference 2.0 Successes and Solutions: Policies that Work

Influencing Social Policy Conference: Policy Conference 2.0 Successes and Solutions: Policies that Work From June 1, 2017 to June 3, 2017 Events , Past Events 2018 Hillman Hall, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File Policy Conference 2.0 provides a collective space for social work students, faculty, and practitioners […]

Amplifying Impact: Launching a platform for connecting evidence to policy

The Maxine Clark and Bob Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School officially launched on April 19, 2017. The launch event, “Amplifying Impact: Launching a Platform for Connecting Evidence to Policy,” featured an outstanding slate of speakers who highlighted the importance of using evidence-informed policy to improve the lives of children, youth and the adults who care […]

POLICY MAKING, ADVOCACY AND ANALYSIS IN THE U.S. LEGISLATIVE SYSTEM 2017

POLICY MAKING, ADVOCACY AND ANALYSIS IN THE U.S. LEGISLATIVE SYSTEM From March 13, 2017 to March 17, 2017 Events , Past Events 2018 United States Capitol Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File Social science professions, historically and currently, seek to promote social justice through the equitable provision of benefits and services to assist all […]

Misguided and Misdiagnosed: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Misguided and Misdiagnosed: Mental Health and the Criminal Justice SystemFriday, February 9, 2018, 2:30 – 4:00 pmClark-Fox Forum, Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis On any given day in the United States, between 300,000 and 400,000 people with mental illnesses are incarcerated in jails and prisons. All too often people with untreated mental […]

“Creating A New Public Discourse” with Julian Castro, Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Under the Obama Administration

“Creating A New Public Discourse” with Julian Castro, Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Under the Obama Administration March 22, 2018 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Events , Past Events Hillman Hall, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130 Add to: Google Calendar | iCal File Presented by the Incarnate Word Foundation & the […]

2018 Youngdahl Lecture: Toward Healing & Health – Advancing Equity in Healthcare

Featuring Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Former United States Secretary of Health & Human Services Thursday, April 5, 20185:00 pm | Reception6:00 pm | LectureClark-Fox Forum | The Brown SchoolWashington University in St. Louis The 2018 Youngdahl Lecture will be delivered by Louis W. Sullivan, MD, President Emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine, Chairman of […]

2018 Annual Fair Housing Conference: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act

Featuring keynote speaker Richard Rothstein, author of bestselling book The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America April 25, 20188:30 am – 4:00 pmUMSL in the J.C. Penny Conference Center Join the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council (EHOC) and For the Sake of All at the 2018 annual Fair Housing […]

Clark-Fox Policy Institute inducts inaugural class of Graduate Policy Scholars

08 June 2018 Dear Friends, I am thrilled to announce the Clark-Fox Policy Institute has inducted its very first cohort of Clark-Fox Policy Institute Graduate Policy Scholars. Spanning an academic year, the program offers accepted Brown School students a specialized learning opportunity to build capacity for policy practice. It is a rigorous and immersive experience […]

Clark-Fox Policy Institute Graduate Policy Scholars

Clark-Fox Policy Institute Graduate Policy Scholars   The desire to engage in policy leadership continues to grow among students, and in response the Clark-Fox Policy Institute launched a new program in the Fall of 2017 to help students prepare for policy practice. As Graduate Policy Scholars, Brown School students have the opportunity to supplement their robust […]

Credit Where Credit’s Due: Establishing an Earned Income Tax Credit for Missouri’s Working Families in Need

The Missouri government is considering legislation that would create a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The EITC is a refundable tax credit that benefits low- to moderate-income working individuals and couples, particularly those with children. The EITC has a proven track record of effectiveness in lifting low-income families out of poverty and improving educational […]

1 in 3 Children Investigated for Abuse/Neglect by 18

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December 20, 2016 The first academic study to estimate the cumulative lifetime risk of a child maltreatment investigation, completed by researchers at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, reveals that 37 percent of U.S. children prior to their 18th birthday are the subject of an investigated child neglect and abuse report — […]

Clark-Fox Policy Institute launches

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April 23, 2017 The Clark-Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School officially opened with a launch event April 19 in Hillman Hall. The launch event, “Amplifying Impact: Launching a Platform for Connecting Evidence to Policy,” was held in the Clark-Fox Forum. In addition to the launch event, the institute has released its first policy brief, “Credit Where It’s […]

Expiration of CHIP: Putting the Health Care of Millions of Children at Risk

On September 30, 2017, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) expired without reauthorization. Even though a bipartisan bill for extension of CHIP was introduced last month, it was never brought to a vote. If no action is taken, 8.9 million children in the United States will lose their health insurance coverage. In Missouri, about 87,790 children are in danger of losing their coverage. The […]

From Budget Cuts to Baby Wipes: Will Teen Pregnancy Be Back On The Rise?

The Trump Administration has eliminated over $213 million in funds for teen pregnancy prevention programs and research, raising concerns that teen pregnancy rates will begin to rise. The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (TPPP) was established by the Obama Administration in 2010 to promote evidence-based interventions for reducing teen pregnancy rates among young people at higher risk. Administered by […]

CHIP-ing Away At Health Care Coverage For Children

If funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) is not extended by Congress this month, millions of children in the United States will be at risk of losing their health insurance coverage in just six months. Currently, 8.9 million children throughout the United States and between 60,000 and 70,000 children in Missouri have coverage through CHIP. In 1997, CHIP was […]