In keeping with GCI’s continued effort to elevate worker cooperatives as an important community development strategy, we are pleased to feature a report back from Lucas McGranahan, GCI Senior Research Specialist.
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GCI Senior Research Specialist Beth Gutelius shares highlights on the release of a new report authored by her along with Nik Theodore, Ph.D.
As we come to the end of Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to highlight two recent studies on Latinos in Chicago along with a relevant video.
In August, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Teresa Córdova, Director of Great Cities Institute and Professor of Urban Planning and Policy, as her choice for Chair of the Chicago Plan Commission.
As we enter the Fall season, we send you good wishes for an enjoyable season. In the last couple of months, GCI released two new fact sheets on shifts in population and on October 8th we have two events.
On July 25, 2019, we are pleased to host Glyn Ford, a former member of the European Parliament for over twenty-five years, during which time he served on both the International Trade and Foreign Affairs Committees.
Please join us Thursday, June 6, at noon at GCI to hear more about Jam and Justice and exchange ideas with Liz Richardson.
As part of its continued efforts to provide research and data on issues around youth employment, GCI has provided the Alternative Schools Network with data for their new report.
Two reports provide fodder for why and how Chicago needs to think differently about its problems of violence.
From 1976 to 1982, David Ranney worked in several factories in Southeast Chicago and Northwest Indiana. In his newest book, he shares an account of his experience working in several jobs in a region that once contained one of the largest concentrations of heavy industry in the world.