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Dear Students and Members of the SSA Community:

As many of you know, last year students expressed views that their experience at SSA fell short of our stated aspirations of promoting social justice and a more humane society, notably with...

Michael Sosin

For release, November 24, 2105
Media contact: Julie Jung, 773. 702.1168

Endowment bequest from former faculty member supports...


A groundbreaking study launches in 30 Gap stores this month to pilot best practices aimed at promoting schedule stability for hourly workers.

CHICAGO – November 17, 2015 –...

Article, The Chicago Maroon (November 17, 2015)

Letter: Contingent faculty’s petition to unionize

Article, The New York Times (November 13, 2015)

How Gun Traffickers Get Around State Gun Laws

Audio, WGN Radio (November 12, 2015)
“James VanOsdol: Urban Warriors” 

Article and videos, ...

Alumni Spotlight

Jeff Simms

Jeff Simms, AM '12

"I chose to study social work, and especially policy, because I believe working at that level is where one can truly affect some of the wider causes of poverty and homelessness."