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Kane County Chronicle 
 Spotlights Students' SJP Work 10.31.17
Kane County Chronicle
Spotlights Students' SJP Work
10.31.17

Two Adler University students completing their Social Justice Practicums (SJP) in Geneva were recently highlighted for their work in the Kane County Chronicle.

Laura Esposito, of Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is helping facilitate Faces of the Fox, an interactive community art installation that showcases the diversity present in the Fox River Valley. Brandon Strickland, of Bartlett, Illinois, is contributing to Guiding Lights, an internal do-over.me program that creates and supports partnerships among members and friends.

First-year Adler University students are tasked with SJPs by the school’s Center for Civic Learning and Community Action. Alfred Adler’s focus on community life, prevention, and population health is the inspiration for the internship program.

Meeting the requirement includes participating in a six-month, 200-hour, nonclinical assignment; attending all mandatory workshops; completing hour logs and evaluations; and presenting at the university’s annual Community Engagement Symposium.

Read the full article in the Kane County Chronicle.

About Adler University

Adler University educates students to engage the world and create a more just society. Established in 1952, it enrolls more than 1,400 students in master’s and doctoral programs for social change through its campuses in downtown Chicago and Vancouver, as well as an Online Campus. Adler University’s mission is to continue the pioneering work of Alfred Adler, the first community psychologist, by graduating socially responsible practitioners, engaging communities and advancing social justice.