On Wednesday, November 16, 2016, nearly 200 people joined us for the anniversary celebration of the Great Cities Institute.
A new study from UIC’s Great Cities Institute shows that significant stress on households is a common problem across the Chicago area, and not just because we’re worried about the economy.
So many of you will be joining us on Wednesday, November 16 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Student Center East, East Terrace Room. We are excited that you are coming. For those of you who have not yet sent an RSVP, it isn’t too late.
Great Cities Institute Director Teresa Córdova and Timothy Imeokparia traveled to Quito, Ecuador to attend the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, known as Habitat III.
Please join us this Friday for a talk by Professors Marie Kennedy and Chris Tilly where they will share insights from their recent participatory planning project in a village in Mexico.
We are excited that Wim Wiewel, the first director of the Great Cities Institute, will be able to attend the November 16 anniversary celebration.
Racial segregation, concentrated poverty, and physical deterioration of neighborhoods continues to define conditions of inequality across Chicago neighborhoods.
Last week, the Chicago Tribune utilized a new data report prepared for them by GCI in the article “Chicago tackles youth unemployment as it wrestles with its consequences.“ The report was utilized to determine which neighborhoods experienced short-term changes in youth employment.
Please join us November 16 for a celebration of GCI and the Great Cities Concept. We are very excited that former UIC Chancellor and University of Illinois President, James J. Stukel will be our featured guest.
The Great Cities Institute is pleased to announce a new economic fact sheet series that will provide research and data to the public in the areas of economic restructuring, income inequality, employment disparities, and more.