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Marchers for science
Brown School faculty and staff, including CSD leaders, participated in the April 22 March for Science in St. Louis with a banner and signs supporting the Grand Challenges for Social Work. Learn about how to move ideas and evidence into policy to address critical national problems.
How to shrink America's sprawling prison system
The United States is the world’s leader in incarceration. Carrie Pettus-Davis, of CSD's Smart Decarceration Initiative, shares how to change that.
Eviction leaves 'jagged scar' on families
Best-selling author Matthew Desmond was the keynote speaker at the Metropolitan St. Louis Equal Housing and Opportunity Council's annual fair housing conference, "Evicted: Poverty & Fair Housing in St. Louis."
Prompts help families save tax refunds
Motivational prompts to save tax refunds can increase saving among low- and moderate-income households, finds a new study from CSD's Refund to Savings Initiative.

Guo named Yangtze River Scholar
Shenyang Guo, CSD’s director of research, has been named a Yangtze River Scholar by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China.  

Chowa directs new UNC global center
Gina Chowa, CSD faculty director for Global Asset Building, leads the new Global Social Development Innovations Center.