Monthly Archives: July 2013

Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) Update

In the course of CDPS field work on varying projects throughout the Seventh District, employers, educators, economic development groups and others – in varying contexts – have all raised concerns that the current high level of unemployment in the region … Continue reading

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The Chicago Regional Healthy Communities Summit Explores the Converging Visions of Public Health and Community Development

By: Susan Longworth and Jason Keller A large body of research and evidence demonstrates inextricable linkages between economic success and physical and mental wellbeing in communities. People who live in economically challenged areas endure more stress and demonstrate higher levels … Continue reading

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