Atef Said, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Clare Mouat, Human Geography and Planning, University of Western Australia
José Rivera, Resource Center for Raza Planning, Community and Regional Planning, University of New Mexico
Tingwei Zhang, Senior Fellow, UIC Great Cities Institute, Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago
Graeme Stewart discusses recent developments in Toronto’s Tower Neighbourhood Renewal initiative.
CW Chan and Jenny Yang discuss how Guan-Xi is manifest in their practices within the Chicago business community.
Scheherazade Tillet and Jasson Perez consider Street Harassment. Rachel Caidor leads a post lecture discussion.
Tracy Baim, Carrie Kaufman, and Devin Redmond present their work to support LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness.
Maria Belen Loor, advisor to the Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, discusses Ecuador's alternative growth strategies. Her talk is followed by a discussion on the relationship between poverty, economic growth strategies, urban development, the environment and international trade at this event hosted by the UIC’s Great Cities Institute.
Panelists discuss the evolving needs for the growing Latino population in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, and how their organizations have adapted.