A Houston Chronicle column on the need for employers to be prepared for expanding inspections by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement cites findings from a workers-rights report from Nik Theodore, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, that examined Houston's day labor market and wage theft in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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Nik Theodore has released a new report that examines the employment conditions of informally employed construction workers in Houston, following the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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.
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.
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).
A Crain's article examines the finding from a IRRPP report that Cook County black households that earn $100,000 or more annually are nearly as likely as those earning under $25,000 to be segregated from whites.
Presentation on the Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness amidst the Flight of Industry and Opportunity report.
Four multidisciplinary research projects were selected to receive funding this year from the Global Health and Wellbeing Seed Grant program.
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago are cited in a Chicago Tribune article about Yolobe, is a new social media app that features jobs and training opportunities for teens.