Past Events

Meeting public safety challenges 
with socially just solutions.

Meeting public safety challenges
with socially just solutions.

  • Kids for Cash Movie Screening & Panel & Discussion (+)

    Thursday, December 12, 2013
    4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    Chicago Campus, 15th Floor

     

    Join the Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice for a pre-release screening of Kids for Cash sponsored by Active Voice, the MacArthur Foundation,and SenArt.

    Free admission, RSVP requrired at https://kidsforcashchicago.eventbrite.com.

    Panel discussion to follow, featuring Robert May, Director and Producer of Kids for Cash, and local experts discussing how the film relates to ongoing juvenile justice reform efforts here in Illinois. Panelists include: Marsha Levick, Julie Biehl, Amanda Klonsky and Angela Sedeno.

    Kids for Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids for Cash exposes a shocking American secret. In the wake of the shootings at Columbine, a small town celebrates a charismatic judge who is hell-bent on keeping kids in line…until one parent dares to question the motives behind his brand of justice.

  • Education for Liberation¬† (+)

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
    Chicago Campus, Community Hall

     

     

     

    Education for Liberation is a brown bag lunch program co-sponsored by the Chicago Freedom School and the Adler School of Professional Psychology. This program will feature Dr. Kristin Atkinson, who will share findings and implications from her recent research project, Education for Liberation.

    Education for Liberation was a participatory research project of the Chicago Freedom School's Freedom Fellowship program, which provides a comprehensive education and training experience with Chicago youth of color to develop their own unique voice, power and ability to impact and effect social change in their lives and in their communities.

    Please RSVP by May 20th to Kat Ryan kathleen@chicagofreedomschool.org  to confirm your attendance. Any questions, please call Kat or Lindsay at 312-435-1201 or email to ipssj@adler.edu.

    Contact
    ipssj@adler.edu
    312-435-1201

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