Tag Archives: World Business Chicago

Changing the Narrative of Communities: Highlights from a Symposium on Business Growth and Employment in Chicago’s African American Neighborhoods

By Robin Newberger and Maude Toussaint-Comeau Narratives about place – the stories that surface in the news and in popular culture – have implications not only for the perceptions and impressions that circulate about neighborhoods, but for the economic potential … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Changing the Narrative of Communities: Highlights from a Symposium on Business Growth and Employment in Chicago’s African American Neighborhoods

The New World of Data and its Potential to Advance Community Change

By Robin Newberger Hyper-local data, whether aggregated by municipal agencies or independent researchers, is providing policymakers and ordinary citizens with the information to answer countless questions affecting the lives of Chicago residents. For example, parcel-level data assembled from a variety … Continue reading

Posted in Community Development and Policy Studies | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The New World of Data and its Potential to Advance Community Change