Who is safe in St. Louis? Examining Why Black Male Personal Safety is Critical for A Better STL

If you weren't able to attend our town hall earlier this year it is now on Youtube! View here to understand the current state of Black male personal safety in St. Louis and its impacts on the region, demonstrated through presentations from topic experts. This collaborative effort between HomeGrown StL, the Clark-Fox Policy Institute, and […]

Dr. Joe Quoted in New York Magazine

Dr. Joe was recently mentioned in the article “Deaths of Despair Have Surged Among People of Color: New data shows another disaster unfolding alongside the pandemic. ” for his research on suicidology among Black people in the United States. Below are some excerpts from the article. "Recent studies examining statewide data have found similar patterns, […]

CBA 101

Please take the time to watch this video with Robert Motley explaining the importance of a CBA. Robert Motley, MSW is the lab Manager at our Race and Opportunity Lab and is currently working on his dissertation focusing on the effect of racism based policing on Black emerging adults 18 to 29 years of age. […]