Conversation - Home with a Heart - Michael Sosin, the Emily Klein Gidwitz Professor at SSA, and Nancy Radner, CEO of the Chicago Alliance to End Homelessness, discuss new approaches to end homelessness in Chicago.
Grand Vision - Gary Comer wanted to help the children of Greater Grand Crossing, the neighborhood where he grew up. With an investment of more than $75 million and help from SSA, the scope of his impact keeps growing.
Spring Award Season - Mental health luminaries receive the Edith Abbott and Distinctive Innovation in Social Services Awards
Behind the Numbers - Protecting Policy Gains - 2 million+: Number of children who receive child care subsidized by state and federal government. Threats to government investments in child care are shortsighted (with full citations)
“I have built upon my life experience to establish a professional career in working with victims and perpetrators of violence … I want to instill hope, providing inspiration, optimism, and especially solutions.”