2024 Distinguished Visiting Scholar Heather McGhee spoke about “The Sum of Us: Moving Beyond the Myth of Equity as a Zero-Sum Game.”
The room was buzzing with ideas and inspiration last Tuesday night when the Clark-Fox Policy Institute hosted Bright Futures Ahead: Essential Techniques and Policies for Supporting and Uplifting Today’s Youth. The event brought together child well-being experts from research, policy, and practice to discuss how we can work together to improve child well-being in St. […]
Mallory Rusch, Executive Director of Empower Missouri, joined Gary Parker, Director of the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, and students from the Graduate Policy Scholars program on Friday, November 17th for an intimate conversation over pizza. Mallory shared stories of her biggest policy wins and losses and how she works to advance progressive legislation in a conservative […]
The 2023 St. Louis Racial Equity Summit brought together more than 750 advocates, activists, and allies committed to addressing systemic inequities from education to housing to healthcare and beyond. For three days, attendees explored the theme of “Together We Rise: The Power of Community,” featuring thought-provoking presentations and conversations focused on the signature priorities of […]
Professor Colin Gordon writes on the history of American public policy and political economy. His book “Patchwork Apartheid: Private Restriction, Racial Segregation, and Urban Inequality,” on the use of racial convenants in the Midwest, including St. Louis and St. Louis County, is scheduled to come out next month.