Creating Whole Communities (CWC) brings together UMSL faculty, students, and community leaders to research important community challenges through rigorous issue- and practice-based research. Scholarship on a broad range of issues is drawn from multi-disciplinary perspectives. The leadership team and partners of CWC share a commitment to connecting research findings to public policymakers, practitioners, and citizens.

Research conducted through CWC will uphold the following values:

CWC supports neighborhood-focused research by offering a research fellows program open to UMSL Faculty.