Community & Economic Development

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Data Portal Provides Detail on Chicago Employment, Housing

A data portal launched by the Woodstock Institute will make available information on foreclosures, mortgage lending, housing, income, and employment for counties, community areas, and municipalities throughout the Chicago area.

"Summer Program Teaches Students Technology Skills"

WTTW Chicago Tonight
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Engaging Chicago’s Youth in Civic Innovation

July and August marked the inaugural Civic Innovation Summer, an experimental summer jobs program for teens focused on civics, media, and technology.

"Hackers Called Into Civic Duty"

From The Wall Street Journal

"A Summer of Data Hacking Social Problems"

From The New York Times Blog

"Harris: Finding 'Real People' to Test Civic Apps"

From the Chicago Tribune

"Economic Rejuvenation Rx: Skills + Equity"

From Citiwire.net
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Improving Government through Data Analytics

Harvard Kennedy School’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation has launched Data-Smart City Solutions, an initiative aimed at using big data and analytics to transform the way local government operates.

"Getting Out of Jail and Staying Out"

From the National Journal

"Chicago Tactics Put Major Dent in Killing Trend"

From The New York Times
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Fellowship to Connect Scholars with Policy Practitioners

The University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy has named Brett Goldstein, Chief Data and Information Officer for the City of Chicago, as its inaugural Fellow in Urban Science.

"Goldstein leaving City Hall for University of Chicago"

From Crain's Chicago Business

Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Coordinator
Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer