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We honor the contributions and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who has informed and inspired social justice and civil rights work since 1955 and continues to do so in the present through movements such as Black Lives Matter. Explore resources and find ways to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 18 through action within yourself, in your community, and beyond.
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.
Danielle Kokochak, M.A. ’20, shares a children’s story that has impacted her work as a socially just practitioner, and talks about the importance of planting the seeds of Adlerian values for a more inclusive society.
Ahoussi Manuel-Yvan René Ekpini, MPA ’20, congratulates his peers on the hard work and dedication that has led to their academic success, and discusses the importance of listening to each other, and working together as Adlerians.
Dominique Barnes-Walker, Ph.D. ’20, reflects on the challenges and opportunities of the past year and emphasizes the importance of being socially responsible practitioners who stand up against social injustices and inequities.
Adler University student Shelley Walker shares how the Emergency Response Scholarship Fund has helped support her and many other students facing financial challenges because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tricia-Kay Williams, M.A. ’18, recently welcomed Vancouver Campus Adjunct Faculty Samar Shata, M.A. ’12, to her Meta Transitions videos series to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and systemic racism, and to offer advice for self-care.
Chicago Campus Master of Arts in Counseling: Art Therapy student Zachary D. Van Den Berg (he/him/they/them) recently created a video project to archive the lived experiences of LGBTQ+ art therapists.
Online Campus graduate Tracey Burraston, M.A. ’18, is helping veterans manage post-traumatic stress disorder through outdoor activities, sport, and other alternative therapies.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Adler Community Health Services (ACHS) student interns provided both in-person and telehealth services to youth in the foster care system.