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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Professor Kathryn Bocanegra, faculty affiliate with the Great Cities Institute, is committed to making sure those people working to prevent shootings get more support than she gave her employee 10 years ago.
The Chicago Tribune interviewed Rob Paral, a senior research specialist with Great Cities Institute, who is helping the city of Aurora analyze data discrepancies to prepare for a Census Bureau recount ask.
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Beth Gutelius is a featured expert in an article from The American Prospect magazine that looks at the current state of staffing in the warehouse industry.
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Nik Theodore, UIC professor and head of urban planning and policy, director of the Center for Urban Economic Development and fellow at the Great Cities Institute, is quoted in two recent articles from The American Prospect magazine.
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Findings from a UIC Great Cities Institute report on Black population loss in Chicago are cited a story from The New York Times Magazine that details the author’s Chicago connections and the life expectancy racial gap in the city.