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Read highlights and view photos from the 2017 Smart Decarceration Conference.

Article (November 2017)


Assistant Professor Marci Ybarra to join panel studying state-based social insurance programs

Prof Jens Ludwig discusses improving police early intervention systems

Article, UChicago News (November 15, 2017)

"One in ten young adults experience...

Lecturer Jessica Darrow on why refugees struggle to make a livable wage
Article, Deseret News (...

Article, Boston Fed (Fall, 2017)

"Changing Schedules, Part I: Policy, Technology, and...

Article, The New York Times (November 6, 2017)

"Nonprofits Give ‘Disconnected’ Youths Another...

Senator Dick Durbin Addresses Smart Decarceration Conference


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Kelli Bosak

Kelli Bosak, AM '15

“SSA has set me on the path toward gaining the skills and knowledge I need as a social worker. It has given me a professional identity, a network of motivated advocates, and a way to channel my passion by opening me to a variety of experiences.”