The Great Cities Institute (GCI) is happy to announce that its Spring Semester theme of the Real Time Chicago lecture series will focus on the environmental activism over the span of Chicago’s 185-year history.
We are very excited to announce panelists for the March 1 event along with a week of activities to commemorate the February 29, 1968 release of the Kerner Report.
Please join us on March 1, 2018 to commemorate the release of the 1968 Kerner Commission Report with the last remaining original member of the Commission, Dr. Fred Harris.
Guest bloggers Kari Moe and Robert Giloth remember the impact of Mayor Harold Washington on the 30th anniversary of his passing away while in office.
We were very proud to collaborate with the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy (IRRPP) to produce a report for Metropolitan Family Services on Chicago’s Latino neighborhoods.
We hope that all of you are well, though we all have many friends who are suffering through the devastation of hurricanes, earthquakes and fires. We do what we can to support them. Meanwhile, we continue to plug along at Great Cities.
Guest blogger Juan Carlos Linares recaps the September 19th panel discussion "The Impact of Infrastructure on Communities: Three Rail-to-Trail Projects" and shares his organization's strategies to preserve affordable communities.
Welcome to the Fall 2017 semester. As the new academic year starts, Great Cities Institute has many exciting things in the works.
Director of Neighborhoods Initiative, Thea Crum, had the honor of speaking about public participation and Participatory Budgeting Chicago at the international conference Energy & Smart Cities.
We are so happy that Michael Leon Guerrero will be joining us at Great Cities Institute on Friday morning, 10:00 a.m. June 9, 2017 to present on “Jobs for Climate and Justice: A Worker Alternative".