The UIC 2016 Urban Forum and Chicago Community Trust Announce Funding Opportunity focus on "The Inclusive Economy." Deadline October 10, 2016
September 29, 5 pm
Survey Research Laboratory Webinars Survey Sampling - Oct. 5,
Advanced Web Surveys - Oct. 12, Conducting Focus Groups - Oct. 19, Preventing and Detecting Interviewer Falsification - Oct. 26.
Free to University faculty, staff and students with registration.
Center for Public Safety and Justice's Building Blocks Forum - Restorative Approaches to Public Safety,
October 27, 2-4 pm
IN THE NEWS
Next City, an online urban planning news outlet, quotes PA Prof Rebecca Hendrick in an article examining Cleveland’s possible annexation of the troubled suburb East Cleveland. Hendrick addresses similar circumstances facing a cluster of suburbs in southern Cook County.
A Chicago Tribune article highlights a UIC Great Cities Institute report ranking economic hardship in Chicago’s 77 communities. Matthew Wilson, GCI economic development planner, is quoted on the rankings and local conditions.
Great Cities Director Teresa Cordova spoke on WBEZ's Morning Shift about GCI's Economic Hardship Index.
Assoc Dean and UPP Assoc. Prof Phil Ashton commented on financing models used for privatization of public assets in the San Antonio Express News.
PA Head and Prof Jered Carr says,
"Civic mergers offer "far less savings than people think," in the
Kheir Al-Kodmany publishes New Suburbanism: Sustainable Tall Building Development. Read about it in Crain's Chicago Business.
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