Our MissionThe Race and Opportunity lab examines race, opportunity, and social mobility with an emphasis on informing policies, interventions, and intra-professional practice

In The News

We are excited to announce that HomeGrown StL has made Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper Alliance list as one of the Communities to Watch. Check it out here.“The experience of young black males was represented by the experience of Michael Brown and others who have followed over the years,” says Joe, also associate dean for faculty and research at the Brown School. Read more here.

Stay Up to Date: Upcoming Events

Strategic Networking Breakfasts

Save the Dates

HomeGrown StL 4th Annual Regional Summit on Black Boys and Young Men: Disrupting the Systems of Dehumanization

2020 Census Challenge

HomeGrown StL is challenging every Black fraternity, sorority, or social organization in our region and nationally to be the first organizations to document they have achieved a complete and accurate count of:

  • Every Black Male household among their members by April 15, 2020
  • Every chapter achieve 100% complete count among their members by April 30, 2020

Join the Lab!

If you are interested in being a part of the lab, please contact our Lab Manager Robert Motley at raceandopportunitylab@wustl.edu or call us at (314) 935-6678.