Revamped Fund Helps Build Strong Communities

By giadmin on October 28, 2015

The WashU campus is teeming with students, faculty, and staff who have the ideas, knowledge, and drive to make an impact in the community. The Civic Engagement Fund, now reinvigorated with additional funding and new categories, is the institute’s vehicle to help catalyze these efforts to strength...

SLACO Presents “The Power of Neighborhoods” Conference

By giadmin on October 15, 2015

St. Louis Association of Community Organizations (SLACO) presents the 2015 conference, “The Power of Neighborhoods.” The conference will take place at Harris-Stowe State University on November 14 and is co-sponsored by Community Builders Network. Topics that will be discussed in this ...


In the News: Reuben Riggs, Student Protest Leader Marches for a Better St. Louis

By giadmin on May 5, 2015

Riggs, both an Ervin Scholar and a Cantor Family Civic Scholar, helped form St. Louis Students in Solidarity, a group of concerned college students from across the region. He joined protests in St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri, and organized demonstrations on the Danforth Campus. Read WUSTL Comme...


Protests and Beyond: Civic Reengagement

By giadmin on December 2, 2014

Amanda Moore McBride, PhD, Bettie Bofinger Brown Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Social Work, Brown School; Director, Gephardt Institute for Public Service I write as a scholar of civic engagement who lives in St. Louis. I write having just returned from Hong Kong where I visited the “...