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GENTRIFICATION INDEX SHOWS GROWING INEQUALITY IN CHICAGO
The Voorhees Center at UIC released a new report examining neighborhood change across Chicago over the past forty years…  more »
UIC / NORTH LAWNDALE SUBMITS PROPOSAL FOR OBAMA…
UIC is one of four finalists to host the Obama Presidential Library and Museum…  more »
READY FOR ELECTION DAY?
Election Day is one week away. Are you equipped with the information you need to cast your vote?…  more »
'ON THE TABLE' IMPACT REPORT
The Chicago Community Trust has released the 'On the Table 2014 Impact Report prepared by the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement…  more »
VOTER REGISTRATION ENDS TODAY!
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MAPPING YOUTH VOTER TURNOUT AND REGISTRATION
A new interactive map from CIRCLE visualizes key election data illustrating youth voting trends by state…  more »
INTERACTIVE MAP EXPLORES CIVIC EDUCATION BY STATE
How does Illinois stack up against the other 49 states in its civic education requirements and standards?…  more »
ILLINOIS PRIMARY POLLS OPEN FOR VOTING
It’s primary election day in Illinois, and we’re hoping residents across the state put democracy first and make heading to the polls a priority…  more »
COLLABORATIVE SEEKS TO STRENGTHEN CHICAGO'S PUBLIC SCHOOL…
CEJE's current research project focuses on last spring's massive school closings and the impact on students, parents, and communities…  more »
CNN'S CHICAGOLAND SERIES PREMIERES THURSDAY
This 8-episode series explores "where policy meets real people's lives" and chronicles the challenges facing this heartland city…  more »
'SUFFRAGE AT 17' LAW CREATES MORE HIGH SCHOOL VOTERS IN…
Nearly 3,500 17-year-olds across Suburban Cook County are now registered to vote just ahead of the primary state election…  more »
GREAT CITIES, GREAT SCHOOLS: A CONVERSATION WITH PEDRO…
Professor Noguera from New York University is visiting UIC to talk educational policy and reform…  more »
CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST INVITES CHICAGOLAND TO SHARE IDEAS…
On May 12, residents from across the Chicago metropolitan region will put their ideas "on the table" and shape a public agenda to build better,…  more »
GOV. QUINN TO DELIVER STATE OF THE STATE AT NOON
Today in Springfield, Gov. Quinn will focus his speech on building the middle class and growing the economy…  more »
STATE OF THE UNION 2014: A CONVERSATION WITH THE AMERICAN…
Tune in tonight 8 p.m. CT to hear President Obama address Congress and the nation, and follow-up with one of the many interactive opportunities…  more »
CHICAGOCODE.ORG DELIVERS CITY LAW TO THE HANDS OF CITIZENS
A joint initiative from the OpenGov Foundation and the City Clerk’s Office has opened up the City’s Code and turned it into an accessible online…  more »
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Illinois seeks auditor general, just third in history(via The Dome - The State Journal-Register)

Illinois officials are seeking an auditor general for just the third time in state history.The bipartisan Legislative Audit Commission announced…more »  (0 Comments)

The money raised by outside groups for Republican presidential candidates is likely to dwarf what their campaigns bring in.  (0 Comments)

A survey reveals a huge gap between Americans’ pessimism about the nation and their optimism about their own lives.  (0 Comments)

Americans Remain Split Over Obama(via Politics : The Atlantic)

Views of the president are tightly correlated with voters’ assessments of their own financial prospects.  (0 Comments)

The Limits of Religious-Freedom Protections(via Politics : The Atlantic)

The Supreme Court rules that a woman should not have been denied a job over her head scarf, but a Muslim chaplain says her hijab made her a target…more »  (0 Comments)

 This is the true story of 25 strangers picked to live together on a train for 10 days, working together to refine and promote their social…more »  (0 Comments)

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