2020 Elevate Conference: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

2020 Elevate Conference: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap
Morgan Graves Consultants, LLC is looking forward to hosting the 2nd Annual 2020 Elevate Conference: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap virtual series. The conference will offer invaluable tools and resources for community and business development opportunities, to decrease the existing racial wealth gap. The addition of the Vendor Hall will be offered in support of […]

Nooses, hangings and cross burnings: Imagery of America’s dark racial history sparks fear nationwide

Nooses, hangings and cross burnings: Imagery of America’s dark racial history sparks fear nationwide
PALMDALE, Calif. — Some of the ugliest, most resonant symbols of the nation's history of racial violence have returned after more than half a century to galvanize national demonstrations in recent weeks driven by the Black Lives Matter movement. On both coasts, black men have been found hanging from tree branches, suspected suicides that have […]

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Vibrant Emotional Health’s Black Racism and Mental Health Webinar

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Vibrant Emotional Health’s Black Racism and Mental Health Webinar
On Thursday, June 18, 2020, our very own Principal Investigator, Dr. Sean Joe, and Lab Manager, Robert Motley, Jr., spoke at a panel discussion on the examination of racism, violence, and mental health hosted by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Vibrant Emotional Health's Black Racism and Mental Health webinar. Watch the National Suicide Prevention […]

HomeGrown StL Professional Development Grant Awardees

Congratulations to the HomeGrown StL Professional Development Grant Winners! Homegrown STL at Washington University created an opportunity for 11 staff from agencies in our Preferred Provider Network (PPN) to attend at no cost, the 14-week Community Health Worker program through the Workforce Solutions Group at St. Louis Community College. The program runs August 11th through November […]

WashU Expert: Explaining push to ‘defund police’

WashU Expert: Explaining push to ‘defund police’
In the wake of national protests following the death of George Floyd, some activists are calling on cities to defund their police departments. But what does that mean exactly? Robert Motley, a PhD candidate in the Brown School and manager of the Race & Opportunity Lab at Washington University in St. Louis, explained it’s more of a […]