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The Keys to Fixing a Divided City’s Flawed Approach to Public Safety
Centers & Institute

The Keys to Fixing a Divided City’s Flawed Approach to Public Safety

Dan Cooper, Ph.D., is the executive director for Adler University’s Center for Equitable Cities. He has spent more than a decade working with community-based organizations and coalitions on issues including violence prevention, youth development, housing, economic development, program evaluation, and strategic planning.  What happens when the primary investments in a community are policing and incarceration rather than human and … Continue reading »

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists’ Role to Better Workplaces, Life and Communities
Academic Programs

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists’ Role to Better Workplaces, Life and Communities

How do you establish a socially just, equitable environment for all employees? What methods can you use to help your team stay engaged? How can staff members from four different generations work harmoniously together? Well-trained industrial-organizational (I/O) psychologists can answer all of these questions, and more, and studies show that the demand for their expertise is only … Continue reading »

Transcending Help to Create Healing: How to Guide Youth Through Grief
General / In The Classroom

Transcending Help to Create Healing: How to Guide Youth Through Grief

Working with clients who are faced with grief can feel intimidating. When those clients are children and teens, the task can feel monumental. Many helping professionals receive little to no training in grief and bereavement, and feel ill-equipped to work effectively with clients who are facing related challenges. Adler University faculty members are hoping to help … Continue reading »

What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?
Academic Programs / In The Classroom / Social Justice

What the ‘Health’ Drives Trump’s Repeal and Replace Goal for the Affordable Care Act?

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. He applies the knowledge gained through his program to modern human rights issues (in this case, access to health care). In a 2011 interview with CNSNews, then-TV personality Donald Trump was quoted affirming, “It starts with increasing competition between … … Continue reading »

Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants
Center for Adlerian Practice and Scholarship / Social Justice

Mental Health Resource Guide: Support Undocumented and ‘DACAmented’ Immigrants

As uncertainty for undocumented immigrant learners continues to build, mental health professionals across the country are uniting to support them. Adler University’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action welcomed panelists March 21 to a Chicago campus Common Hour centered on exactly that. The professionals shared tips and a list of resources for those who … Continue reading »

Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo
Social Justice

Adler Student and Childhood Sex Trafficking Survivor Weighs Impact, Longevity of #MeToo

Ailey Jolie is a graduate student at Adler University’s Vancouver campus who devotes her advocacy efforts to sexual assault and sex trafficking awareness. Most recently, Jolie published a personal memoir centered on her own healing after surviving as a victim of childhood sex trafficking, “My Body, My Story“. All profits support ending child sex trafficking in … Continue reading »