Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell cites findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on youth unemployment in the Chicago area in her column examining factors leading to some of the city’s street crimes.
GCI Director Teresa Córdova was quoted by the Chicago Tribune on disproportionately high unemployment rates for Black Chicagoans, particularly young men.
Dr. Teresa Córdova, director of UIC's Great Cities Institute, is quoted in a Gazette Chicago newspaper story on a City of Chicago arts initiative centered around youth cultural programming and support.
GCI Senior Associate Nik Theodore has released a new report that examines the employment conditions of informally employed construction workers in Houston following the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
Rachel Havrelock, co-founder of UIC's Freshwater Lab and associate professor of English, is the subject of a Great Lakes Now profile highlighting her work on water issues and the Great Lakes from a humanities and social science perspective.
Rachel Weber, UIC professor of urban planning and policy, was interviewed in a WBEZ news story on Chicago Public Schools' enrollment decline and whether the system may need to close more schools next year when a self-imposed five-year moratorium ends.
USA TODAY cites findings from a recent report on Chicago's Latino neighborhoods and population produced by UIC's Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and UIC's Great Cities Institute in a story about undocumented immigrants studying at City Colleges of Chicago, where many are Chicago Star Scholarship recipients.
The Chicago Sun-Times, WBBM-AM, and DNAinfo Chicago have stories on “The Latino Neighborhoods Report: Issues and Prospects for Chicago,” a new report released by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and UIC’s Great Cities Institute.
John Hagedorn, UIC professor of Criminology, Law, and Justice, and a Senior Research Specialist with Great Cities Institute, is quoted in an article from The Economist about the growth of Chicago’s Latino population.
In collaboration with Great Cities Institute, a researcher with Huff Post has mapped San Antonio's "Hardship Index," revealing striking patterns of poverty.