Alex Linares, an economic development planner at the UIC Great Cities Institute, spoke to ABC 7 Chicago during a report on Illinois being undercounted in the 2020 census. The U.S. Census Bureau suggests Illinois was undercounted by nearly 2%, and actually gained another 250,000 residents. “We are not going to find out […]
A Chicago Sun-Times article on Illinois being undercounted in the 2020 census includes comments from Rob Paral, a senior researcher with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, who says the state’s outreach program and the pandemic helped keep the undercount from being even worse. The coronavirus might have indirectly helped keep the […]
The impact of Great Cities Institute’s recent report on North Lawndale is discussed in a commentary written by Garland Thomas-McDavid, president and CEO of North Lawndale College Prep. A recent report from the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago focused on revitalizing the North Lawndale community. It […]
A new study by the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Great Cities Institute has documented generations of “disinvestment, systemic racism and neglect” in North Lawndale.
The Chicago Tribune editorial board calls on corporate leaders to step up in the wake of a UIC Great Cities Institute report on the economic conditions in North Lawndale.
A Chicago Tribune story covers a UIC Great Cities Institute report, commissioned by Lawndale Christian Development Corp., that examines the trends for potential growth and the economic needs for North Lawndale residents, and what it will take to revitalize the West Side community following decades of disinvestment.
Findings from UIC Great Cities Institute report on the economic conditions in Lawndale is the subject of a column from the Chicago Sun-Times editorial board.
Chicago’s West Side has been robbed of equitable investment for generations — and it has left legacy Lawndale residents with little economic opportunity, according to a new study from GCI.
Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, spoke to the Seattle Times about the use of automation and robotics to increase the pace of work in warehouses and the risks it poses to employees.
Beth Gutelius, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute at UIC, was a featured expert during a Wall Street Journal online event on the global supply chain.