As Adler University’s Associate Director of Communications, Evan Bryson helped facilitate the creation of Social Change magazine. In what ways does an online magazine facilitate activism? How do you hope readers navigate and leverage the new platform? It’s like the Washington Post’s masthead says, “Democracy dies in the dark.” Movements, manifestos, research, reportage — those …
Adler University’s mission is to advance social justice. Our institution has consistently taken a stand against the kind of injustice seen in the past week’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia — From our iconoclast Alfred Adler denouncing Nazis in the early 1930s; to our founder, Rudolf Dreikurs, writing about issues of inequality in the 1970s; to our president, Raymond Crossman, …
The politicians who want to limit our response and close our borders to some imagined and unfounded risk are not protecting us. Their response makes us smaller and weaker, not bigger, not bolder.
An open letter to President Obama and U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic James Brewster: We collaboratively support the work of all those advancing social justice in the Dominican Republic and beyond.
It breaks my heart and sunders my soul to observe the sex workers here, to see young girls and women the same age as my nieces wooing white male tourists for sex in order to eat, to have a roof overhead or beds to sleep in, to care for a sick family member, to survive. A selfish part of me wishes I didn’t know what I know.
This morning stood out apart from my typical graduate student morning. I woke up knowing that we were going to meet with officials from the United Nations. Our aim is developing a mental health assessment for refugees migrating to the Dominican Republic.
This has been my experience for the past two weeks in the Dominican Republic. Other women have been subjected to much worse, and you could spend hours listening to the harassment they’ve faced for their gender identities. This is among the struggles that transgender women face.