Nik Theodore, UIC professor and head of urban planning and policy, director of the Center for Urban Economic Development and fellow at the Great Cities Institute, is quoted in two recent articles from The American Prospect magazine.
A Chicago Reader article explaining the participatory budgeting process highlights the UIC Great Cities Institute’s work in this area and its role in PB Chicago. Comments from Thea Crum are also included in the story.
A recent ABC 7 Chicago news story and virtual town hall covering the fatal police shooting of Adam Toledo includes perspective from Alex Linares who addresses the need for investment in Chicago communities such as Little Village.
ABC 7 Chicago interviewed Teresa Córdova in a segment on Illinois’ population loss, including reasons behind the decline, why and where it’s happening, and what can be done to address the issue.
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on Black population loss in Chicago are cited a story from The New York Times Magazine that details the author’s Chicago connections and the life expectancy racial gap in the city.
In an op-ed published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Beth Gutelius and Nik Theodore write that the unionization effort at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama won’t be the last as automation continues.
Data on youth joblessness from the Latino Neighborhoods Report is cited in a story on youth in Chicago in the wake of the police killing of Adam Toledo.
The Chicago Tribune published an op-ed from UIC professors Chris Kanich, Dick Simpson, and Kathleen Yang-Clayton about the process of the redistricting Chicago’s 50 wards.
A Chicago Sun-Times article on how some Latino-owned businesses in Chicago are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic includes comments from GCI Director Teresa Cordova.
Matt Wilson participated in a panel discussion ABC 7 Chicago's Our Chicago program which examined "the long lasting effects of the discriminatory real estate and banking practices of redlining."