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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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81%
graduation rate for the 2018-2019 academic year, including 80% of ethnic minority students
$4.1M
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

700+
community partners offer clinical and social justice practica for students
556k
direct service hours provided by our students to nearly 65,000 people in their communities annually

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Adler University President Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D., addresses this week’s events, including the lack of justice for the shooting of Jacob Blake, unprecedented community mobilization and voter registration in Georgia, and the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol building.

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Turning the Challenges of 2020 into Opportunities for Change

Pulling from her expertise as an educator and practicing family therapist, Chicago Campus Associate Professor Marla Vannucci, Ph.D., provides advice for coping with uncertainty, embracing change, and setting realistic expectations for 2021.

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Dr. Coleman Discusses Adoption in the Black Community on Windy City Live

Samantha Coleman, Ph.D., Online Campus Faculty and Director of the Student Experience and Academic Advising and Sandria Washington, who together founded a podcast to amplify Black adoptee voices, discussed normalizing adoption in the Black community.

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