In collaboration with Great Cities Institute, a researcher with Huff Post has mapped San Antonio's "Hardship Index," revealing striking patterns of poverty.
This report, which was commissioned by Metropolitan Family Services to further its delivery of social services, presents demographic characteristics of Latinos in Chicago and examines the neighborhoods with a majority Latino population.
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.
UIC’s Great Cities Institute assisted with Crain’s Chicago Business for special report that examines the connection between joblessness and violence in Chicago neighborhoods.
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.
Matthew Wilson, economic development planner with the UIC Great Cities Institute, assisted with a WBEZ interactive online story estimating the number of jobs needed in a program that would eliminate a significant amount of violence in Chicago.
This report, The High Costs for Out of School and Jobless Youth in Chicago and Cook County, is the fourth report produced by UIC’s Great Cities Institute (GCI) for the Alternative Schools Network (ASN).
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.