Four multidisciplinary research projects were selected to receive funding this year from the Global Health and Wellbeing Seed Grant program.
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago are cited in a Chicago Tribune article about Yolobe, is a new social media app that features jobs and training opportunities for teens.
Matt Wilson, economic development planner for the Great Cities Institute is quoted in an article on the impacts of the Nabisco plant closing.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington wrote about the recently released findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on joblessness in Chicago.
The Cook County Chronicle reported on a UIC Great Cities Institute talk featuring Marc J. Lane, an attorney and economic development expert.
Nearly 60 students from the UIC School of Architecture are taking part in a competition to help revitalize the South Chicago neighborhood by planning recreational and open spaces on land under the Chicago Skyway.
An article from the Chicago Tribune highlights a new report from Great Cities Institute and commissioned by Alternative Schools Network for a January 30, 2017 hearing on youth joblessness at the Chicago Urban League.
New report on youth joblessness commissioned by Alternative Schools Network for the January 30, 2017 hearing “More Jobs, Less Violence: Connecting Youth to a Brighter Future” at the Chicago Urban League.
A report on school closures by Rachel Weber and fellow authors was highlighted in an article from The Chicago Reporter
GCI youth employment reports were cited in several publications over the holidays. Jack Rocha also spoke with DNAinfo about a beatification plan for the Calumet River that calls for more public green space.