A Forbes article cites a study by Great Cities Institute on manufacturing ownership succession. The article talks with Dan Swinney of Manufacturing Renaissance about the newly launched Ownership Conversion Project.
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Great Cities Institute was a part of the working group that helped to shape the "first-of-its-kind tool to identify the experiences, resources, opportunities and supports that have the most impact on Chicago’s youth"
Nik Theodore, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, is quoted in a blog post from In These Times that examines proposed federal legislation to improve wages and labor conditions for domestic workers.
Beth Gutelius, a senior research specialist with Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a New York Times article on Somali worker negotiations with Amazon in Minnesota.
Jack Rocha, a community development planner with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a WBEZ/Better Government Association project story examining Dolton, Illinois, and the impact of deindustrialization.
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.
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.
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.