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.
We are thrilled to announce the release of the first-ever comprehensive analysis of participatory budgeting in the U.S. and Canada by our partner, Public Agenda.
Throughout 2016 the National Park Service (NPS) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its founding. Also occurring this year is a new partnership agreement between the National Park Service RTCA Program and GCI.
The Great Cities Institute hosted the Republic of Ecuador’s Minister of International Trade, Diego Aulestia, for our continuing conversation with the Minister on the connection between international trade and community development.
The Following Blog is Excerpted – and slightly amended - from the Introduction and Conclusion of the March 22, 2016 GCI Report
This past Friday proved to be an engaging and thought-provoking forum on Latino gang structures and their impacts on the wellbeing of both communities and individuals.