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Elena Quintana, Ph.D., IPSSJ Executive Director
Adler School Leaders Interviewed at Rally on Incarceration, Deportation

On April 5, more than 500 people gathered to hear policy experts, rights advocates and speakers from the Adler School and partner organizations that co-sponsored “Forced Out: A Unity Forum at the Crossroads of Deportation & Incarceration.” The mass teach-in took place at the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC), organized by the Adler School’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice (IPSSJ) and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) in partnership with the UIC Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and more than 50 other organizations.

Among the event speakers were Adler School President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D.; Elena Quintana, Ph.D., IPSSJ Executive Director; and Lynn Todman, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Adler School’s Institute on Social Exclusion. 

All three were interviewed by media covering the event, speaking to current mass detention and deportation policies, the enormous cost to communities, and the need for social justice in addressing them.

Among the stories were a Univision television news interview with Dr. Todman that aired April 5 and these print stories:

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Kim McCullough
Director of Communications
Adler School of Professional Psychology
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