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We
stand for
social
 justice.

If you’re going
to take a stand,
ensure your footing.

It’s one thing to take a stand, quite another to have the training and experienced teachings to back it up. Get ready to stand and deliver.

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87%
graduation rate for the 2019-2020 academic year, including 86% of ethnic minority students
$5.1M
in scholarships make our programs more accessible to socio-economically diverse students

Real work.
Real world.

Social justice is real work. You can think about it, talk about, and read all about it. But you’ll never really know what to do about it until you’re actually doing it. At Adler, every student has the opportunity to get real world hands-on experience as they pursue their advanced degree.

HERE’S HOW WE DO IT

1,500+
community partners offer clinical and social justice practica for students
358k
direct service hours provided by our students to nearly 14,000 people in their communities annually

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