Jason Jabbari, of the university’s Social Policy Institute, received a $325,373 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation to examine social mobility and equity in certificate and apprenticeship programs.
A deep dive by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and the Brown School found gaping health disparities resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, which looked at St. Louis County residents, shows that Black women suffered disproportionately higher rates of employment loss and food insecurity.
HomeGrown STL, a Brown School program aimed at improving community-level capacity to reduce inequality in Black adolescents’ healthy transition to adulthood, has won an inaugural Social Justice Innovation Award from financial firm Morgan Stanley and the nonprofit Centri Tech Foundation.
As schools around the country have ramped up security efforts in response to recent school shootings, a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis suggests that increased surveillance is having a detrimental impact on academic performance.
While water pressure has been restored in Jackson, Miss., the water is still not safe to drink and a boil order remains in effect. The ongoing issues are a result of years of neglect and of environmental racism, says Tara Rocque at the School of Law.
Staggeringly disproportionate startup funding available to founders who are women or underrepresented minorities has inspired the next project of the Olin Brookings Commission.
Disparities in cancer stage at diagnosis among racial and ethnic minority children and adolescents may be partially explained by health insurance coverage, finds a study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Jeremy Goldbach, the Masters & Johnson Distinguished Professor in Sexual Health and Education at the Brown School, has received a five-year $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to better understand intimate partner violence among LGBTQ adolescents.
Jason Jabbari, research assistant professor with the Social Policy Institute at Washington University, received a $512,000 grant from The William T. Grant Foundation to understand if and how the Choice Neighborhood Initiative reduces racial inequalities in academic outcomes for children and youth.
New research from the lab of psychologist Calvin Lai in Arts & Sciences shows that the racial demographics of a county, more than other factors, help predict discrepancies when it comes to who gets pulled over by police.