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Chicago neighborhood scene

December 3, 2020

Chicago neighborhoods with barriers to social distancing had higher COVID-19 death rates

Neighborhood characteristics include low internet access, health insurance

Chicago skyline

February 1, 2019

Report calls for new strategies to contend with Chicago gangs, violence

Researchers say policies and practices to deal with gangs, drug trade are outdated

Marcus Casey

July 14, 2015

Looking at urban issues through the lens of economics

Economist Marcus Casey studies education, race, crime and labor

Medications on a shelf

February 3, 2015

Nearly 1 million Chicagoans live in pharmacy deserts

Getting to drug store poses challenge on South and West Sides

February 3, 2015

City neighborhoods declining, not gentrifying

Chicago is ‘starkly divided’ by quality of life, UIC researchers report

Gentrification Index

December 15, 2014

Gentrification index portrays Chicago neighborhoods, 1970-2010

Report finds city becoming increasingly divided

Henrika McCoy

November 17, 2014

Strong neighborhoods, parenting can bridge ‘achievement gap’

Helping social workers, teachers, families motivate youngsters

Urban Forum logo

August 5, 2014

Urban Forum explores neighborhoods as urban strategy

Experts consider role of neighborhoods in the city

interior of café

April 8, 2014

Serving a good cup of joe for a good cause

Chicago Hope Café gives back to community

Cecile Carrol

February 4, 2014

Believing in the power of community

Grad student Cecile Carroll: ‘college activism changed my life’

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