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The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know
Social Justice

The DACA Repeal: What You Need To Know

In the wake of sweeping changes to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, stakeholders from across the U.S. have been making a collective effort to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses. Adler University is no exception. A longtime champion of DACA, President Raymond Crossman, Ph.D., most recently joined more than two … Continue reading »

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights
Academic Programs

Marxian Insights on Colin Kaepernick, Human Rights

David Louridas is an Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration. Here, he applies his teachings to current events centered on modern human rights issues. “Society does not consist of individuals, but expresses the sum of interrelations, the relations within which these individuals stand.” The legacy of Karl Marx reflected … Continue reading »

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community
In The Classroom

Unity, Positivity and Resolutions ‘Blanket’ Chicago Campus Community

“You are enough.” “Bloom.” “You decide.” “The world is better because you’re in it.” “Inclusion.” “You gotta nourish to flourish.” “Peace by Piece.” These are just a few of the many expressions Adler University Chicago community members are using to mark the end of one year and start of a new one. The phrases, drawings … Continue reading »

A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women
Centers & Institute

A by-the-Numbers Look at Barriers to Success Facing Formerly Incarcerated Women

Spearheaded by Adler University’s Institute on Public Safety and Social Justice, the Social Exclusion Simulation is an experiential learning tool that shows participants what it might actually feel like to re-enter society after being released from prison. Each participant takes on the role of an individual in that situation, with his or her own specific story and … Continue reading »

Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act
Centers & Institute

Adler Helps Secure ‘Sweet Victory’ for Illinois Immigrant Rights by Supporting TRUST Act

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. Here, he recaps the center’s recent work pushing for Illinois’ immigrant rights. During the spring of 2017, … Continue reading »

Honoring Faith Through Social Justice: My Sunday Morning With President Jimmy Carter
Social Justice

Honoring Faith Through Social Justice: My Sunday Morning With President Jimmy Carter

Kathleen Harter is an Adler University Online Campus student pursuing a master of arts degree in nonprofit management. She was one of three winners of the 2016-2017 Student Affairs Essay Contest, which centered on spirituality and social justice; and in Harter’s case, a morning with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Containing my excitement was difficult as I … Continue reading »

Adler Displays Place Setting for One, Table for All to Honor Military POWs and MIAs
Academic Programs

Adler Displays Place Setting for One, Table for All to Honor Military POWs and MIAs

The tradition of setting a separate table in honor of U.S. military prisoners of war and missing comrades has been in place since the end of the Vietnam War. Members of Adler University’s Military Psychology Student Organization and its related programs followed the custom in advance of Veterans Day on Saturday, Nov. 11. They arranged … Continue reading »