Raising Awareness of Refugee Community in Vancouver
In The Classroom / Social Justice

Raising Awareness of Refugee Community in Vancouver

Alyssa McDonald is a student on our Vancouver Campus studying for a Master’s of Arts in Organizational Psychology. She is also the Adler Vancouver Student Association’s Social Justice Chair. Adler University’s Vancouver community put aside the busyness of school and work on June 1 to participate in the sixth annual Community Action Day, entitled “Un/Settled: … Continue reading »

Top 10 Questions We Answer in Our Online Magazine
Alumni / Community / Faculty & Staff / Social Justice

Top 10 Questions We Answer in Our Online Magazine

For students, alumni and faculty at Adler University, advancing social justice isn’t just our mission. It’s what we do every day. We are excited to share the stories of our work in Social Change, our online magazine. The summer issue of Social Change released today explores how we are strengthening communities. With expertise in counseling, advocacy, … Continue reading »

What Does it Mean to be a Socially Responsible Practitioner?
Academic Programs / Faculty & Staff / Social Justice

What Does it Mean to be a Socially Responsible Practitioner?

Adler University’s programs seek to prepare students to become socially responsible practitioners who are educated to be effective personal and social change agents in the pursuit of justice. What does that mean? Well, the meaning of socially responsible practice can vary by discipline, population and with each client’s unique circumstances. We recently looked to a couple … 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 »