Sparking Prosperity for Everyone

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Washington University in St. Louis Brown School, Hillman Hall, ​Clark-Fox Forum
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130
United States

Please join us on October 22, 2019 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Washington University in St. Louis for a lecture and panel discussion, Sparking Prosperity for Everyone: How Asset Building Can Close the Racial Wealth Gap.

Our own Bob Friedman, Founder of Prosperity Now and leader in the field of inclusive asset building, will offer lessons for building a community of stakeholders, discuss policies to reduce wealth inequality and propose a pathway toward a more inclusive and stronger economy.

Longstanding partner Ray Boshara of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and community partners Malik Ahmed, Better Family Life, Tishaura Jones, St. Louis City Treasurer, and Esther Shin, President of Urban Strategies will discuss implications of Friedman’s policy recommendations for the St. Louis region.

Lunch will be provided.

This event is sponsored by the Center for Social Development.