GCI youth employment reports were cited in several publications over the holidays. Jack Rocha also spoke with DNAinfo about a beatification plan for the Calumet River that calls for more public green space.
A WGN-TV three part series on inequality in Chicago includes interviews with Teresa Cordova, director of UIC’s Great Cities Institute, and David Stovall, GCI research scholar and UIC professor of educational policy studies and African American studies.
Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on unemployment in the city are cited in Chicago magazine’s profile of Arne Duncan, former U.S. Secretary of Education.
A Chicago Tribune story on the opening of Starbucks and Whole Foods in Englewood cites neighborhood unemployment data from a January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago.
Teresa Cordova, UIC professor and director of the Great Cities Institute, was interviewed today on Chicago Public Radio’s (WBEZ-FM 91.5) “Morning Shift” about the institute’s index of economic hardship in Chicago’s 77 communities.
Patrisia Macias-Rojas, UIC assistant professor of sociology and Latin American and Latino studies, recently joined PBS' "Tavis Smiley" show to discuss her upcoming book, "The Deportation-to-Prison Pipeline: America's New Immigration Regime."
A Financial Times article on Chicago's violence and issues of inequality and poverty cites findings from a January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago.
A USA Today story about Mayor Rahm Emanuel's newly announced plan to reduce Chicago violence cites findings from a January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago.
A January 2016 UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth joblessness in Chicago is cited in a PBS NewsHour online story about homicides in the city.
GCI Director Teresa Córdova will participate in a panel for Poynter Journal's seminar "Covering the Gap: The Impact of Economic Inequality", October 11-13.