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Audio, WGN Radio (December 14, 2014)

SSA alumna Evelyn Diaz, Commissioner for the Chicago Department of Family and Support...

Article, Policy Mic (December 5, 2014)

One State Is Using Drug Testing to Keep Poor People From...

Article, Washington Post (December 5, 2014)

Why it’s rare for someone like...

Article, alternet.org (December 4, 2014)

How Workers in One City Won the Fight Against Too Few Hours on Too...

Article, Business Insider (December 2, 2014)

Article cites study co-authored by Prof. Jens Ludwig, which found that...

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.”