The Wall Street Journal interviews Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute and professor of urban planning and policy at UIC, in a story about the ongoing battle over the remap of Chicago’s wards and Latinos gaining more clout as the city’s demographics have changed.
Professor Kathryn Bocanegra, faculty affiliate with the Great Cities Institute, is committed to making sure those people working to prevent shootings get more support than she gave her employee 10 years ago.
A Chicago Sun-Times story looking at pandemic recovery by Chicago features perspective from Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute and professor of urban planning and policy at UIC, and Matt Wilson, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute.
A Bloomberg News story detailing safety guidance to Amazon employees in advance of the recent southern Illinois tornado includes comments from Beth Gutelius, research director for the Center for Urban Economic Development at UIC and senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC.
Comments from Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, are featured in a Los Angeles Times article about the possible need to adjust warehouse and factory emergency response plans and infrastructure to improver worker safety.
A WBEZ story on community continuity and racial equity in the Chicago aldermanic remap process includes perspective from Jim Lewis, senior research specialist at UIC’s Great Cities Institute, who addresses the difficulties and politics involved in achieving majority representation.
An Associated Press report on the tornado striking an Amazon delivery center in southern Illinois last week features analysis from Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, who addresses workplace safety issues, the potential impact of climate change on the warehouse industry, and American consumer demand for fast shipping.
In an article from the Sacramento Bee, Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, addresses the role of pay and working conditions leading to unionization efforts at some warehouses across the country, including at a Dollar General warehouse in the Sacramento area.
Kathleen Yang-Clayton, UIC clinical associate professor of public administration and research associate with UIC's Great Cities Institute, joined WTTW-TV for a segment on the Chicago City Council’s remap process and Asian American political representation in the city.
A Block Club Chicago article on participatory budgeting taking place in Chicago’s 1st ward cites an online portal run by UIC’s Great Cities Institute that gives residents the opportunity to vote on potential projects.