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) »
Out of School and Out of Work 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 Year Olds in Chicago and Cook County in 2017
Data tables for out of school and out of work 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 year olds in Chicago and Cook County in 2017.
Youth Citizenship in Action
Authors Thea Crum Katherine Faydash Abstract In the spring semester of 2018, high school students at three Chicago Public Schools took part in a participatory budgeting process as part of their civics class. The result? After the process was over, more than 80% of evaluation survey respondents said that they […]
Industrial Restructuring and the Continuing Impact on Youth Employment in Illinois
This report provides a more detailed view of youth jobless and jobless and out of school data throughout the state of Illinois than what has been analyzed to date and has findings that have implications for the direction of future policy aimed at improving employment conditions for young people.
The High Costs for Out of School and Jobless Youth in Chicago and Cook County
This report, "The High Costs for Out of School and Jobless Youth in Chicago and Cook County," is the fourth report produced by UIC’s Great Cities Institute (GCI) for the Alternative Schools Network (ASN).
Abandoned in their Neighborhoods: Youth Joblessness amidst the Flight of Industry and Opportunity
New report on youth joblessness commissioned by Alternative Schools Network for the January 30, 2017, hearing “More Jobs, Less Violence: Connecting Youth to a Brighter Future” at the Chicago Urban League.
Why these schools? Explaining school closures in Chicago, 2000-2013
Authors Rachel Weber, Ph.D. Stephanie Farmer, Ph.D. Mary Donoghue Abstract Our study sheds light on the multiple, often conflicting interests that school districts must balance to plan for the capital needs of school-age populations. We investigate the factors that led to the closure of public schools in Chicago between 2000 […]
Youth Employment Data: Employment to Population Ratios for 16 to 19 and 20 to 24 Year Olds by Chicago Community Area, 2005-2009 to 2010-2014
Author Matthew D. Wilson Abstract Issues of youth employment have gained much attention in Chicago as the number of youth without Jobs has hit historic highs in recent years. As shown in the recent report prepared by the Great Cities Institute, “Lost: The Crisis Of Jobless and Out Of School […]
A Lost Generation: The Disappearance of Teens and Young Adults from the Job Market in Cook County
This was report prepared for the March 22, 2016 Cook County Board of Commissioners Workforce, Housing and Community Development Committee hearing.
Lost: The Crisis of Jobless and Out of School Teens and Young Adults in Chicago, Illinois and the U.S.
This report contains compilations and calculations of various employment data for males and females 16 to 24 years old by race/ethnicity from 2005 to 2014, comparing Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. and in some instances, adding Los Angeles and New York.