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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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Fulbright Canada establishes research chair at Adler University focused on community mental health

It is also the first time Fulbright Canada has established a chair at an institution with campuses in the U.S. and Canada.

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Abilities Symposium turns 10, explores connections in disability and social justice

The event includes several sessions exploring the role of advocacy in creating more accessible communities and the importance of student allyship.

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Adler University, After School Matters partnership expands Chicago’s youth access to mental health

After School Matters and the Division of Teen Wellness Opportunity within the University's Adler Community Health Services formed a strategic partnership in early 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, to provide free, accessible mental health services to teens in marginalized communities.

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