A new study by the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Great Cities Institute has documented generations of “disinvestment, systemic racism and neglect” in North Lawndale.
The Chicago Tribune editorial board calls on corporate leaders to step up in the wake of a UIC Great Cities Institute report on the economic conditions in North Lawndale.
A Chicago Tribune story covers a UIC Great Cities Institute report, commissioned by Lawndale Christian Development Corp., that examines the trends for potential growth and the economic needs for North Lawndale residents, and what it will take to revitalize the West Side community following decades of disinvestment.
Findings from UIC Great Cities Institute report on the economic conditions in Lawndale is the subject of a column from the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board.
Chicago’s West Side has been robbed of equitable investment for generations — and it has left legacy Lawndale residents with little economic opportunity, according to a new study from GCI.
The information contained in this Databook makes it clear: diminished opportunities, both economic and educational, are having an adverse impact on the quality of life in North Lawndale and point to the need for substantial investments in the community.
Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, spoke to the Seattle Times about the use of automation and robotics to increase the pace of work in warehouses and the risks it poses to employees.
Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, was a featured expert during a Wall Street Journal online event on the global supply chain.
Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute, was featured in a discussion on KPCC Radio’s “AirTalk” that examined the latest Census data showing Black populations moving from cities to suburbs and how these trends are being reflected in Los Angeles and Southern California.
Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute at UIC, joined a panel on WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices” that covered the future of manufacturing and land use in Chicago in the wake of the city rejecting a permit for a metal shredding and recycling operation on the city’s Southeast Side.