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Forum focus: Financial capability and asset building for low-income families
To celebrate Financial Capability Month, the Center for Social Development and the Center for Household Financial Stability convened “Coin a Better Future: Reaching Out to Financially Vulnerable Families.”

The high price of U.S. childhood poverty
The annual cost of childhood poverty in the United States is more than $1 trillion, according to a new study.

Student founds social work profession in her home country
Growing up in war and chaos, Aytakin Huseynli knew she wanted to help others, but  “social work” didn’t exist in Azerbaijan.

Initiative takes on barriers to voting
Our new Voter Access and Engagement initiative aims to strengthen democracy.

Grinstein-Weiss named Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor
“One of the secrets for making an impact is connecting innovative ideas with strong partnerships,” Michal Grinstein-Weiss said in her remarks.

On the agenda in D.C.: How to advance Child Development Account policy
Researchers, practitioners, policymakers and funders gathered for an invitation-only meeting in Washington, D.C., to discuss how to make the accounts sustainable and scalable to reach millions.
In St. Louis: New report on housing segregation 
The 115-page report, “Segregation in St. Louis: Dismantling the Divide,” was released by local partners in the fields of public health, law, fair housing and community development.
Asia Pacific Journal of Social Work calls for papers
For a special issue dedicated to the studies of Child Development Accounts, the journal invites submissions from scholars in multiple disciplines and research fields studying program design, policy development  and impact evaluation of CDAs or asset-building programs for children in the global context.