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Audio and Transcript, NPR (March 12, 2017)

"In A 'Sanctuary City,' Immigrant Residents Still Fear...

Dear Members of the SSA Community:

We wanted to provide you with an update on our efforts to address concerns raised about requiring disclosure of prior criminal justice involvement on our application for admission to the School of Social...

Article, Chicago Maroon (March 3, 2017)

"Students Provide Free Legal Aid to...

This letter was sent by the faculty of SSA to all SSA alumni, students, and staff.

February 21, 2017

Dear SSA Alumni,

We are writing as a unified faculty of SSA to ask you to join us in support for the four DACA students...

"Springfield: Want to reduce shootings and killings in Chicago? Pass this bill"
Op-Ed,...

Alumni Spotlight

Skylar Cole

Skylar Cole, AM ’14

Cole has quickly advanced to a leadership role that includes training staff and supervising social work interns. She developed a professional development plan that emulates what she learned at SSA regarding policies, practices, and perspectives. She also believes that SSA prepared her very well to work on teams, both professionally and in the community.