Cleveland.com talked to Thea Crum, associate director of the neighborhoods initiative at the UIC Great Cities Institute, about the institute’s role in PB Chicago, a partnership to guide citizen involvement in participatory budgeting in the city.
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NBC 5 Chicago’s latest “Violence in Chicago” segment, which examines disinvestment in city neighborhoods, features findings from a 2017 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness.
A New York Times article about a new California law that requires warehouses like Amazon to disclose quotas and work speed metrics to employees and government agencies includes comments from Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC.
Nik Theodore, UIC professor and head of urban planning and policy, director of the Center for Urban Economic Development and fellow at the Great Cities Institute, is quoted in an online story from NBC News on the booming business of disaster recovery due to increasing weather and climate events.
In an online story from WBEZ, Jim Lewis, a senior research specialist with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, offers insight on the process and laws surrounding the remapping of Chicago’s aldermanic ward boundaries.
Beth Gutelius, research director for the Center for Urban Economic Development at UIC and senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, addresses warehouse work surveillance in comments featured in a Los Angeles Times article.
In a story from the Chicago Tribune, Rob Paral, senior research specialist with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, addresses Chicago and suburban population rates from the 2020 census.
Rob Paral, senior research specialist with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, joined WBEZ’s “Reset” for a segment on the process of redrawing Chicago’s ward maps and what is at stake.
A Crain’s Chicago Business story about the Chicago City Council ward remapping process includes analysis from Rob Paral, senior research specialist with UIC’s Great Cities Institute, who reports on what changes would take place if wards were allocated based solely on Chicago’s demographics.
NPR Illinois interviewed Beth Gutelius, research director for the Center for Urban Economic Development at UIC, in a story about Illinois maintaining pandemic-enhanced weekly unemployment benefits as business leaders point to a labor shortage. Gutelius addresses the argument that heightened unemployment benefits keep people from pursuing jobs.