Great Cities Institute is happy to join the Alliance Francaise de Chicago for the opening night and special panel of the Coldefy Exhibition on November 11, 2021, at 6:30 p.m. at 54 W. Chicago Avenue. Attendance is Free with registration.
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We are honored that we can share the video with you of these iconic women who have blazed trails and fought mightily for the survival of their communities and their homelands.
At a time when the term, environmental justice, is being used more widely, it is worthwhile to learn more about the roots of the term and of the Environmental Justice Movement, particularly to understand how the very poisoning of communities of color is directly tied to the conditions that are pushing us closer to climate catastrophe.
Timuel Black, civil rights activist, educator, and historian joined his ancestors on Wednesday, October 13, 2021. He will be laid to rest on Wednesday, October 20th in a private service at the First Unitarian Church in Hyde Park. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, December 5th.
The 2022 Budget Community Engagement process was the earliest and most multi-faceted engagement process ever conducted for the City’s budget, with the help of UIC’s Neighborhoods Initiative (UICNI) at the Great Cities Institute.
The discussion of the intersection of climate justice and global health is an urgent one, all the more so in the time of COVID-19. With the release of this report we encourage you to circulate it and use it in your classes.
This toolkit has been created to consider multiple variations of process design with corresponding learning objectives and to intentionally consider the flexibility and tools and resources administrators and teachers need to implement PB in their schools.
Join us for a virtual series of conversations taking place on March 4, March 10, and March 16 on major issues facing the nation and highlighting Black mayors’ roles as leaders in the United States.
We are pleased to announce the release of a report on the IDHS Illinois 2020 Census Grant Program titled, Making It Count: Documenting and Building on the Civic Infrastructure of the Illinois 2020 Census Program.
Join Beth as she discusses with frontline organizers and workers from Warehouse Workers for Justice (Chicago) and the Warehouse Worker Resource Center (Inland Empire) about the continuing hazards warehouse workers are facing.