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.
Chicago Sun-Times columnist Laura Washington wrote about the recently released findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on joblessness in Chicago.
New report on youth joblessness commissioned by Alternative Schools Network for the January 30, 2017 hearing “More Jobs, Less Violence: Connecting Youth to a Brighter Future” at the Chicago Urban League.
A report on school closures by Rachel Weber and fellow authors was highlighted in an article from The Chicago Reporter