A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women
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A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women

Spearheaded by Adler University’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, the Social Exclusion Simulation is an experiential learning tool that shows participants what it might actually feel like to re-enter society after being released from prison. Each participant takes on the role of an individual in that situation, with his or her own specific story and … Continue reading »

Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act
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Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act

Dan Cooper, Ph.D., is the executive director for Adler University’s Center for Equitable Cities. He has spent more than a decade working with community-based organizations and coalitions on issues including violence prevention, youth development, housing, economic development, program evaluation, and strategic planning. Here, he recaps the center’s recent work pushing for Illinois’ immigrant rights. During the spring of 2017, … Continue reading »

Social Exclusion Simulation Gives Participants ‘Heartfelt, Human Experience’
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Social Exclusion Simulation Gives Participants ‘Heartfelt, Human Experience’

Have you ever put yourself in the shoes of someone who is trying to overcome societal barriers after incarceration? Most likely, you haven’t — at least not in the same way you would while participating in Adler University’s Social Exclusion Simulation. Spearheaded by the university’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, the simulation is … Continue reading »