Analysis from Matthew Wilson, senior research specialist with the Great Cities Institute, is featured in a Bisnow article on U.S. Census Bureau figures and trends in Chicago.
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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.
Truthout interviewed Beth Gutelius, research director for the Center for Urban Economic Development and senior researcher at the Great Cities Institute at UIC, in a story about Amazon’s new WorkingWell program, which is designed to address worker’s health issues.
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.
ABC 7 Chicago interviewed Teresa Córdova in a segment on Illinois’ population loss, including reasons behind the decline, why and where it’s happening, and what can be done to address the issue.
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.
In an op-ed published by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Beth Gutelius and Nik Theodore write that the unionization effort at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama won’t be the last as automation continues.
Matt Wilson participated in a panel discussion ABC 7 Chicago's Our Chicago program which examined "the long lasting effects of the discriminatory real estate and banking practices of redlining."
Nik Theodore is quoted in a WBEZ article on the need for warehouse and factory workers to be prioritized for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine during the busy holiday season.
In a co-authored cover story for the Stanford Social Innovation Review winter issue, Beth Gutelius writes that the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how digital tools can foster online engagement that leads to real benefits for working people.