Bob Herbert has released a new book titled "Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America". He is a former New York Times columnist, pundit, and author who spoke at GCI on April 24 as part of the Poverty to Prosperity lecture series.
Paul Brandt-Rauf, Dean, UIC School of Public Health, "Global Environmental Justice: Footprints, Fairness, and the Future of the Planet"
Jennifer Hill and Joel Williams discuss the depth of homelessness in Chicago suburbs and policies and strategies to eliminate homelessness.
Drawing on more than a decade of practical experience and extensive research, Josh Lerner, the Executive Director of the Participatory Budgeting Project, explains how games have been integrated into a variety of public programs in North and South America.
A recent poll conducted by Latino Decisions on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council and Voces Verdes shows that an overwhelming majority of Latinos (9 out of 10) want the government to take action against the dangers of climate change.
In 2010 and 2011, a team of faculty and graduate students, under the auspices of the Chicago Area Study, embarked upon a large-scale data collection effort in 6 communities in Lake County, Illinois.
Yue Zhang, Assistant Professor of Political Science, presents the central arguments of her recent book, "The Fragmented City: Politics of Urban Preservation in Beijing, Paris, and Chicago."
Rob Anthony of Community Partners for Affordable Housing and CUPPA Respondent, Janet Smith, discuss affordable housing in the Chicagoland suburbs.
Dr. Pedro Noguera, a professor of Education at New York University and Linda Lutton, the education reporter of WBEZ, have a discussion on the reforms of urban schools over the past 30 years.
CAN TV taping of The Poverty Puzzle: Ending Poverty in America featuring Bob Herbert, Former New York Times Columnist, Pundit, and Author.