In the News
In the Sunday New York Times’ print and online editions, Lynn Todman, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Adler School’s Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE), comments on a recent Times story covering the Equal Employment Opportunity Commissions ruling on employers’ use of criminal records in hiring decisions.
“For the last year, I’ve studied the horrific effects of this type of discrimination. I’ve led a research team to measure how the mental health of an entire neighborhood — Englewood, one of the most disadvantaged in Chicago — is undermined by exclusionary employment decisions,” Dr. Todman writes, referring to the ISE’s groundbreaking Mental Health Impact Assessment project.
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