Category: St. Louis County

St. Louis Regional Data Alliance launches COVID-19 dashboard: STL Response

Paul Sorenson, Interim Co-Director of UMSL’s Community Innovation and Action Center, worked with the St. Louis Regional Data Alliance and other community organizations to aggregate useful COVID-19 information, including newsfeeds from major publications, social media feeds and resource guides. In an era of social media and fake news, it can be difficult to find and organize reliable

Social Work symposium tackles youth policy in criminal justice

Mikel Whittier (left), Wesley Bell, John-Paul Voss and Laura Berry discuss their work on criminal justice reform and the challenges they face during a panel at the School of Social Work’s 2020 Critical Issues Symposium: Reforming 4 Justice: Youth Engaged Policy and Practice. (Photo by Burk Krohe) Laura Berry was sentenced to life in prison at