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Article, Newsweek (April 13, 2015)

State Prison Populations Show Upswings, Declines

Article, CNN (April 6, 2015)

Why these American workers can't get ahead...

Article, (March 31, 2015)

Don't force kids out of foster care at 18

Audio, WDET (March 26, 2015)

The Mistreatment Of Young African American Men Is "An American...

Article, WTTW (March 18, 2015)

Master’s student Eddie Bocanegra on why he developed Urban Warriors

Mark Courtney: "Every dollar Illinois invested on extended [foster] care, youth and society received $2 in benefits"

Alumni Spotlight

Silvia Acosta

Silvia L. Acosta, AM '14

“I chose SSA because of its reputation as one of the top programs in the nation. I was attracted to the idea of being intellectually challenged by renowned faculty and classmates in discussionbased lectures. Additionally, I saw that the comprehensive curriculum offered a balanced approach, encompassing both macro and micro training in social work.”