The story validates much of my personal experience as a Puerto Rican in the U.S., so I feel the need to share it and continue a difficult dialogue.
“Slavery was a racial and economic injustice,” says Jessica Vásquez, Adler’s Community Project Coordinator, explaining this year’s theme. “While slavery ended, its mechanisms of oppression through labor are still prevalent today.
For those who are amid a job search like me, or will soon be entering one as a graduate, one of my most enthusiastic tips is to find ways to fill in gaps in your abilities and proficiencies. I promise you – it’s worth it to spend time expanding your resume.
Chloe Gurin-Sands, a master’s student at University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health, is completing her MPH field practicum at Adler’s Institute on Social Exclusion (ISE). Recently, she blogged about conversations with the Chicago’s region’s Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) about the Great Rivers Chicago project. She provides social exclusion perspective on the multi-year project, and correlations to the ISE’s work with health …
Presenting gives me the chance to remember why and how I came into my field. It provides me a real opportunity to teach others about what I’ve come to know from my education, internship, and professional networking.
This year I nominated Joseph Troiani, Ph.D., for his outstanding military service, his devotion to our school’s student veteran community, and for his dedication in developing the Military Psychology track for Adler’s doctoral and masters programs.
I have found it very easy to become overwhelmed and stressed out by the job search process. I have needed to take time to rest my brain, and my body, while actively engaging in the process of looking for employment.
Workers across the country are going on strike on April 15th to lead the largest low-wage worker mobilization in modern history.