University City Council member L. Michael Glickert (left) presents Michael Sherraden, PhD, the Benjamin E. Youngdahl Professor of Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis, with a proclamation during a city council meeting Oct. 18. The proclamation celebrates Sherraden, a University City resident, being named to the 2010 TIME 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Sherraden, the founder and director of the Brown School’s Center for Social Development, is known for his pioneering work on asset building for low-income people. View a news item and video on Sherraden’s current work with child development accounts at news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/20671.aspx.
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