Crain’s Chicago Business cites data from UIC's Great Cities Institute on Chicago neighborhood violence in a story about the challenges of developing the former South Works steel plant.
UIC’s Great Cities Institute assisted with Crain’s Chicago Business for special report that examines the connection between joblessness and violence in Chicago neighborhoods.
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.
A BBC News story on ways to address Chicago’s gun crime includes quotes from John Hagedorn, GCI fellow and UIC professor of criminology, law and justice, as well as findings from a GCI report on youth unemployment in the Chicago area.
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.
This report, The High Costs for Out of School and Jobless Youth in Chicago and Cook County, is the fourth report produced by UIC’s Great Cities Institute (GCI) for the Alternative Schools Network (ASN).
The report details the relationship between education and unemployment; education and wages, and taxes paid; and the obstacles to job access such as limited public transportation options in neighborhoods where the unemployment levels are highest.
A Crain's article examines the finding from a IRRPP report that Cook County black households that earn $100,000 or more annually are nearly as likely as those earning under $25,000 to be segregated from whites.
Presentation on the Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness amidst the Flight of Industry and Opportunity report.
Hull House Director Jennifer Scott who hosted a forum called West Side/South Side: Bridging the Divide with folks representing both sides of town is mentioned in a Chicago Sun-Times column.