We hope that you can make it for one or both of our events on Wednesday, February 20th. At noon, at Great Cities Institute, we will host Adina Hoffman and later in the evening, we will host Haki Madhubuti at the UIC Hull-House Museum.
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Yesterday was an important day in Chicago – Congress Parkway between Grant Park and the Eisenhower Expressway is now officially renamed Ida B. Wells Drive.
The Great Cities Institute is releasing its report on the Fracturing of Gangs and Violence in Chicago: A Research-Based Reorientation of Violence Prevention and Intervention Policy.
Teresa Córdova serves on Governor-Elect J.B. Pritzker transition committee on Job Creation and Economic Opportunity, speaks at WTO, interfaces with entrepreneurs from the Balkans and other news.
We at UIC’s Great Cities Institute wish everyone a wonderful holiday season!
We are delighted to release Citizens of the Future, an evaluation report on the Participatory Budgeting in Schools pilot program. Public schools in the United States play a critical role in preparing students to become citizens and to participate in civic life.
On the morning of Wednesday, October 10, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) board voted to adopt a new regional plan for Chicagoland.
Please join us on Friday, September 28, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at UIC Student Center East 750 S. Halsted to hear practitioners, advocates and researchers speak about context, impacts and strategies related to the psychosocial impacts of deportation and detention on migrant youth and families.
We were so pleased to host The Whole World is Still Watching, on August 28, 2018 on the 50th Anniversary of the infamous 1968 Democratic National Convention held here in Chicago.
Alex Linares, author of the report, will present his research at the Chicago Cooperative Alliance’s Chicago’s 1st Cooperative Economy Summit being held tomorrow, August 25.