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.
“For Today I Am A Boy” by Kim Fu tells the story of Peter Huang, a first-generation Chinese-Canadian growing up in Ontario, while awakening to his transgender identity.
As a future mental health professional, I would say one of the main reasons to vote is to advocate for our clients.
Adler University doctoral student Juan Manuel Hernandez is helping VA researchers recruit, interview, and conduct neuropsychological tests on patients with Parkinson’s, through a research clerkship with Adler’s Consortium for Military Psychology Research and Service.
Selecting a cause was easy: as a sibling of someone diagnosed with a mental illness, I know how limited resources and education can affect families of people with mental health issues. One of my personal and professional goals is to change that.
On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to announce the Civil War had ended and all slaves were to be set free. This day, known as Juneteenth, was the last official day of slavery in the United States. While slavery ended, its mechanisms of oppression through labor are still prevalent today.
As the U.S. prison system continues to be vastly over-represented by youth of color and costs of incarceration continue to skyrocket, The Woods Fund Chicago launches its Right On Justice Initiative in partnership with the Adler School’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice (IPSSJ), and the Albany Park Neighborhood Council, with an October 22 …