Matt Wilson, a senior research specialist at UIC's Great Cities Institute, are among the featured experts cited by the Chicago Tribune in its local breakdown of the Opportunity Atlas, an interactive map of various outcomes for people born between 1978 and 1983 and details their chances of upward mobility.
In an opinion piece for Crain's Chicago Business, Gloria Castillo, CEO of Chicago United, discusses workplace diversity in Chicago and a study Chicago United has commissioned from Great Cities Institute to measure inclusion in the Chicago and Illinois business ecosystem.
Beth Gutelius, a senior research specialist in UIC’s Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a Business Insider article examining the work environment and demands experienced by Amazon delivery drivers.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington highlights tomorrow's event “The World is Still Watching” in her latest column, which reflects on the 1968 Democratic Convention protests and the need for protest today.
This report gives an overview of what worker cooperatives are, reviews the Illinois Co-operative Act 805 ILCS 310/1, and makes recommendations for amending the Co-operative Act.
Metropolitan Planning Council released a blog highlighting the Calumet Connect project and the work of GCI staff Jackson Morsey and Jack Rocha to engage residents, businesses, and community organizations in bringing more resources to the Southeast Side.
Rachel Havrelock, GCI faculty affiliate, director of UIC’s Freshwater Lab and associate professor of English, was a featured panelist on WTTW-TV’s “Chicago Tonight” for a discussion about the health and maintenance of Lake Michigan.
A Chicago Tribune editorial board column on the need for manufacturing jobs in the Chicago region cites findings from a recent report from the Century Foundation and Great Cities Institute.
UIC Center for Global Health director Dr. Stevan Weine co-authored an op-ed about the long-term psychological consequences experienced by children who are forcibly separated from their families at the US-Mexico border.
GCI Director Teresa Córdova co-authored a Crain’s Chicago Business op-ed on the Chicago area’s manufacturing sector, its stabilization in recent years and the potential for future growth by creating pathways for unemployed Black and Latino young people.