Authors Yannet Lathrop Matthew D. Wilson William Lester Introduction and Executive Summary Ten years ago, on November 29, 2012, a group of 200 fast-food workers in New York City— fed up with low pay and roadblocks to organizing—walked out of their jobs demanding a $15 hourly wage and a union. […]
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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.
Author Matthew D. Wilson firstname.lastname@example.org Abstract Chicago community area map and graphs and data tables for Chicago, Illinois, and the U.S. of Hispanic or Latino population data from the 2020 Census and Aggregate Household Income and Specific Origin from the 2019 American Community Survey. Produced for the Puerto Rican Arts […]
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 email@example.com 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 […]