A new planning framework developed by the Great Cities Institute offers strategies to address environmental and economic issues in communities located along the Calumet River on Chicago's Southeast Side.
A Forbes article cites a study by Great Cities Institute on manufacturing ownership succession. The article talks with Dan Swinney of Manufacturing Renaissance about the newly launched Ownership Conversion Project.
The Chicago Tribune published an article about Great Cities Institute's newly released report on the changing nature of gang violence in Chicago and the need for policies and policymakers to adjust.
This report is a follow up to a May 2018 gathering of researchers, street experts, and service delivery professionals sponsored by the Great Cities Institute.
Great Cities Institute was a part of the working group that helped to shape the "first-of-its-kind tool to identify the experiences, resources, opportunities and supports that have the most impact on Chicago’s youth"
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute survey are featured in a Chicago Tribune story looking at how, and if, family-owned manufacturing companies in Chicago’s six collar counties are planning for future company leadership succession.
Austin Weekly News quotes Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute at UIC, in an article recapping the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council’s recent panel that explored ways manufacturing companies can become more racially and ethnically diverse.
Nik Theodore, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, is quoted in a blog post from In These Times that examines proposed federal legislation to improve wages and labor conditions for domestic workers.
Beth Gutelius, a senior research specialist with Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a New York Times article on Somali worker negotiations with Amazon in Minnesota.
Lawndale News highlights a recent report from Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, that examines factors behind decisions to close Chicago schools.