A DNAinfo Chicago story on Chicago's "Shakespeare in the Parks" program hosting a performance in the South Chicago neighborhood cites the local chamber of commerce's work with GCI to develop a business district revitalization plan.
Matt Wilson, GCI economic development planner, was quoted in an article on the use of public parks for private events such as music festivals.
A DNAinfo Chicago story highlights efforts to revitalize the Commercial Avenue business district in South Chicago and cites the local chamber of commerce's partnership with Great Cities Institute.
Great Cities Institute's report on youth joblessness was mentioned in a The Week article on issues facing the city of Chicago.
Great Cities Institute's planning process for Commercial Avenue in South Chicago is mentioned in article that quotes Dan Lira, executive director of the South Chicago Chamber of Commerce.
David Doig, president of Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives and GCI advisor, was quoted in an article detailing the strategy behind the Pullman Park industrial revival.
The Boston Globe quotes John Hagedorn, UIC professor of criminology, law, and justice, in an article about the impact of gentrification in the East Boston neighborhood.
Tim Imeokparia, director of research and planning, spoke at Temple University solidarity economy of Ecuador and some of its theoretical benefits and shortcomings.
The Economist quotes Maria Krysan, professor and department head of sociology and former GCI scholar, in an article comparing racial segregation patterns in urban and suburban communities.
The Redeye quotes Dick Simpson, professor of political science and former GCI scholar, in article on a Brookings Institute report that found Chicago is the country’s third-most segregated large city.