The Chicago Sun-Times, WBBM-AM, and DNAinfo Chicago have stories on “The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago,” a new report released by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and UIC’s Great Cities Institute.
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John Hagedorn, UIC professor of Criminology, Law, and Justice, and a Senior Research Specialist with Great Cities Institute, is quoted in an article from The Economist about the growth of Chicago’s Latino population.
In collaboration with Great Cities Institute, a researcher with Huff Post has mapped San Antonio's "Hardship Index," revealing striking patterns of poverty.
Teresa Córdova, director of the UIC Great Cities Institute, was interviewed by Stateline regarding the gentrification of Chinatowns across the country, and how Chicago’s Chinatown is an outlier experiencing a growing Asian population.
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.
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.
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.
Matt Wilson, economic development planner for the Great Cities Institute is quoted in an article on the impacts of the Nabisco plant closing.
The Cook County Chronicle reported on a UIC Great Cities Institute talk featuring Marc J. Lane, an attorney and economic development expert.