The Chicago Tribune published an article about Great Cities Institute's newly released report on the changing nature of gang violence in Chicago and the need for policies and policymakers to adjust.
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"
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute survey are featured in a Chicago Tribune story looking at how, and if, family-owned manufacturing companies in Chicago’s six collar counties are planning for future company leadership succession.
Austin Weekly News quotes Teresa Cordova, director of the Great Cities Institute at UIC, in an article recapping the Chicagoland Manufacturing Renaissance Council’s recent panel that explored ways manufacturing companies can become more racially and ethnically diverse.
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.
Lawndale News highlights a recent report from Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, that examines factors behind decisions to close Chicago schools.
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.
In an opinion piece for Crain's Chicago Business, Gloria Castillo, CEO of Chicago United, discusses workplace diversity in Chicago and a study Chicago United has commissioned from Great Cities Institute to measure inclusion in the Chicago and Illinois business ecosystem.