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CHICAGO PROMISE: A Policy Report On Reinventing the Harlem Children’s Zone By Chicago Policy Research Team
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During his 2008 presidential campaign, Barack Obama proposed an initiative to combat urban poverty called Promise Neighborhoods. A Promise Neighborhood (PN) is a multifaceted anti-poverty program... More > that addresses the needs of children and their families in areas of concentrated poverty. Obama drew inspiration from the accomplishments of the Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ). HCZ, founded by Geoffrey Canada, is a results-driven, place-based initiative that aims to break the generational cycle of poverty and transform Harlem. From January through July 2009, the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) in the Public Policy Studies Program at the University of Chicago analyzed the possibility of implementing a Promise Neighborhood in Chicago through policy analysis and extensive field research. This report summarizes the CPRT’s findings and recommendations.< Less
DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Chicago Neighborhoods By Chicago Policy Research Team
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The problem of “food deserts” in Chicago is a serious one. Low-income neighborhoods are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to healthy fresh food options, and individuals... More > living in them disproportionately suffer from diet-related illnesses. The goal of the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) in this report is to analyze the food access experiences of specific neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side, and in doing so, contribute a rich, fieldwork-based examination of the food desert question to the existing literature that predominantly features quantitative data and city-wide analyses. The report also highlights local, state and federal efforts underway to address barriers to healthy food access and makes neighborhood-specific policy recommendations. Additionally, please check out the color map addendum: http://www.lulu.com/product/item/deserted-the-color-map-addendum/11053535< Less
DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Chicago Neighborhoods By Chicago Policy Research Team
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The problem of “food deserts” in Chicago is a serious one. Low-income neighborhoods are disproportionately affected by the lack of access to healthy fresh food options, and individuals... More > living in them disproportionately suffer from diet-related illnesses. The goal of the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) in this report is to analyze the food access experiences of specific neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side, and in doing so, contribute a rich, fieldwork-based examination of the food desert question to the existing literature that predominantly features quantitative data and city-wide analyses. The report also highlights local, state and federal efforts underway to address barriers to healthy food access and makes neighborhood-specific policy recommendations. Additionally, please check out the color map addendum: http://www.lulu.com/product/item/deserted-the-color-map-addendum/11053535< Less
Governance at the University of Virginia By Virginia Policy Review
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Special Issue of the Virginia Policy Review: Governance at the University of Virginia
Volume VII, Issue II By Virginia Policy Review
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This is the Virginia Policy Review's second issue of the 2013-14 academic school year.
DESERTED?: The Color Map Addendum By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This map addendum to the CPRT's report DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Neighborhoods displays the maps of the original report in full page color as well as some... More > additional maps. Please check out the full report at: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/deserted-a-policy-report-on-food-access-in-four-south-side-chicago-neighborhoods/11053425< Less
DESERTED?: The Color Map Addendum By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This map addendum to the CPRT's report DESERTED?: A Policy Report on Food Access in Four South Side Neighborhoods displays the maps of the original report in full page color as well as some... More > additional maps. Please check out the full report at: http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/deserted-a-policy-report-on-food-access-in-four-south-side-chicago-neighborhoods/11053425< Less
REALIZING PROMISE: Nurturing Children and Building Community in Chicago's Woodlawn Neighborhood By Chicago Policy Research Team
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Initiated in 2009 by Bishop Arthur M. Brazier, the Woodlawn Children’s Promise Community (WCPC) is a community-based organization acting as a catalyst for change in Chicago’s Woodlawn... More > neighborhood. The WCPC models itself after the Harlem Children’s Zone and other “Promise Neighborhoods” in its effort to create a “pipeline” of programs to support children from early childhood through young adulthood. In conjunction with the WCPC, the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) investigated how to best address challenges related to early childhood development, public schools, after-school programs, children’s health care, and public safety in Woodlawn. This report is a culmination of that research and our rewarding collaboration with the WCPC. The CPRT is comprised of 73 undergraduates in the University of Chicago’s Public Policy Studies Program.< Less
REALIZING PROMISE: Nurturing Children and Building Community in Chicago's Woodlawn Neighborhood By Chicago Policy Research Team
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Initiated in 2009 by Bishop Arthur M. Brazier, the Woodlawn Children’s Promise Community (WCPC) is a community-based organization acting as a catalyst for change in Chicago’s Woodlawn... More > neighborhood. The WCPC models itself after the Harlem Children’s Zone and other “Promise Neighborhoods” in its effort to create a “pipeline” of programs to support children from early childhood through young adulthood. In conjunction with the WCPC, the Chicago Policy Research Team (CPRT) investigated how to best address challenges related to early childhood development, public schools, after-school programs, children’s health care, and public safety in Woodlawn. This report is a culmination of that research and our rewarding collaboration with the WCPC. The CPRT is comprised of 73 undergraduates in the University of Chicago’s Public Policy Studies Program.< Less
Amplifying Arts: Establishing Sustainable Community Partnerships on Chicago's South Side By Chicago Policy Research Team
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Amplifying Arts outlines ways the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, the Washington Park Arts Incubator (WPAI), and the DuSable Museum of African American History can amplify artistic and... More > cultural activity through creative place-making efforts based on the South Side of Chicago. Historically, the South Side has been a major center of black culture in the United States. In recent decades, however, the artistic and cultural life of the South Side community has suffered from the effects of economic, demographic, and cultural shifts. Recently, local organizations and institutions, including the University of Chicago, have tried to reverse this trend.< Less