In episode 1 of our WGN podcast series On Social Health and Change, we discuss the deep problems with the U.S.’s current juvenile justice system and the great potential of investing in restorative justice programs.
Since my first day of practice, I knew that psychotherapy was my calling. Then, several years later, a second mission took over my life without warning: the need to become Lyme literate.
Adler University is teaming up with a prominent Chicago ministry to spur healing, renewal and decreased recidivism for youth in a notoriously violent South Side neighborhood.
It’s crucial to support financial empowerment and freedom for women as a necessary step in ending the cycle of domestic abuse. Empowered women mean empowered communities. Empowered communities mean an empowered world. And that’s something that benefits us all.
Here at Adler University in Chicago, prospective students have been on the phone and exchanging emails with our Admissions counselors about their applications and Interview Days. What is Interview Day? It’s a day that prospective students visit campus to meet with current students, Financial Aid staff, and other faculty and staff to get questions answered. Each applicant also takes …
Restorative justice is a powerfully constructive response to crime and violence, in that it brings offenders and victims together in order to understand one another and bring healing to both parties and the larger community—something that’s not possible with incarceration.
These are institutions of higher education seeking to discriminate against LGBTQ students on the basis of the institutions’ religious convictions—while still collecting taxpayer dollars.
While a college degree is key to a prosperous future, nearly 20 percent of our nation’s students do not even attain their high school diplomas. Typically, those who do not reach high school graduation reside in low-income communities and face substantial barriers that make their educational progress difficult.