The information contained in this Databook makes it clear: diminished opportunities, both economic and educational, are having an adverse impact on the quality of life in North Lawndale and point to the need for substantial investments in the community.
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Authors Teresa Córdova, PhD UIC Great Cities Institute Janet Lin, MD, MPH, MBA UIC College of Medicine Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH Global Health Institute, UW-Madison Juliana Pino, Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO) Warren Lavey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Rachel Havrelock, PhD UIC Freshwater Lab Pam Tau Lee, Center […]
This report culminates a year of work in 2019-2020 that marked the 50th anniversary of UIC’s Native American Support Program (NASP).
The goal of this report is to increase understanding of re-entry and to inform the development of and to advocate for specific policy initiatives and programs that address re-entry by examining the issues and challenges surrounding prisoner reentry in the city of Chicago
This report offers an in-depth, detailed look at the range of ways in which warehouse work and the industry as a whole might change with the adoption of new technology over the next five to 10 years.
Author Matthew D. Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract Data tables for out of school and out of work 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 year olds in Chicago and Cook County for 2013-2017 5-year ACS estimates. Full Text (PDF) »
Authors Matt Wilson Anish Tailor Alex Linares If you have any questions, please contact Alex Linares, email@example.com. Abstract The aim of this index is to examine the conditions of economic hardship within Chicago community areas. Economic hardship is the difficulty resulting from not having enough collective economic resources available to […]
Authors Joshua Drucker, Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago Carla Maria Kayanan, Post-Doctoral Researcher, School of Geography, University College Dublin Henry Renski, Associate Professor, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Massachusetts Amherst Abstract Innovation districts are a relatively new strategy […]
Author Matthew D. Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Alex Linares email@example.com Abstract The population loss experienced by the state of Illinois in recent years has been of interest to policy makers, researchers, Illinois residents, and the media, all of whom have sought explanations for why the state is losing population in recent years. […]
This report is a follow up to a May 2018 gathering of researchers, street experts, and service delivery professionals sponsored by the Great Cities Institute.