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Institute for Metropolitan Affairs


The Institute for Metropolitan Affairs (IMA) is the public policy research group operated by Roosevelt University. The Institute engages in a broad array of research activities that impact the Chicago metropolitan area including: community development, criminal justice, drug policy, education, poverty studies, race relations, and social service provision.

The Institute follows the guidelines and purposes of Roosevelt University's mission "to be a national leader in educating socially conscious citizens for active and dedicated lives in their professions and their communities."