News Focus on “The Latino Neighborhoods Report”

The Chicago Sun-Times, WBBM-AM, and DNAinfo Chicago have stories on “The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago,” a new report released by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and UIC’s Great Cities Institute.

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Should Chinatowns Stay Chinese?

Teresa Córdova, director of the UIC Great Cities Institute, was interviewed by Stateline regarding the gentrification of Chinatowns across the country, and how Chicago’s Chinatown is an outlier experiencing a growing Asian population.

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Chance and Chief Keef: A tale of two rappers

A Chicago Tribune article profiling the divergent styles and backgrounds of Chance the Rapper and Chief Keef cites figures from an early 2017 report by the UIC Great Cities Institute on youth unemployment in Chicago and Cook County.

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The Cost Of Jobs

Matthew Wilson, economic development planner with the UIC Great Cities Institute, assisted with a WBEZ interactive online story estimating the number of jobs needed in a program that would eliminate a significant amount of violence in Chicago.

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