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.
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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.
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.
A NBCNews.com article on health and safety issues facing warehouse workers amid the pandemic and the busy holiday season includes comments from Nik Theodore, fellow at the Great Cities Institute.
Teresa Cordova is interviewed during WGN-TV News’ latest “Back to Work” segment that explores the shift some people are making from certain downtown Chicago zip codes to the suburbs or North Side neighborhoods due to the pandemic.
In a Q&A with Crain’s Chicago Business, Teresa Córdova, director of GCI, along with Samuel Kling, discuss the future of Chicago—and of cities in general—in a post-pandemic world.
Matthew Wilson, a senior research specialist Great Cities Institute, is quoted in Chicago Tribune story on whether or not millennials are moving from Chicago in the wake of COVID-19.
Roberto Aspholm, one of the authors of GCI's report The Fracturing of Gangs and Violence in Chicago, is quoted in a WTTW Chicago Tonight story on the need to change the police departments response to gangs and violence in Chicago.