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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
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
Building Vibrant Communities By Chicago Policy Research Team
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This report explores the meaning of 'vibrancy' in the context of the Chicago Housing Authority's neighborhood transformation efforts. Over the course of five months, the Chicago Policy Research Team... More > at the University of Chicago has examined vibrancy through five different lenses: the built environment, civic society, services and amenities, the economy and housing policy. From these perspectives, we have asked questions such as, ‘how important is access to technology for educational success?’, ‘what role do religious spaces play in creating social networks?’, and ‘how can the design of a park foster a greater sense of community?’ Our findings are aimed at informing the agency and its partners on how to cultivate vibrancy in Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods, not just by achieving specific metrics, but also by affording Chicago residents a voice and sense of belonging.< Less
Avenue of Sculpture By Chicago Sculpture International
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The best collaborations come from the purest of intentions. "Avenue of Sculpture" showcases 25 sculptures from the membership of Chicago Sculpture International (CSI). The Chicago... More > Sculpture International advances the understanding and creation of sculpture as a unique and vital contribution to society. The CSI seeks to expand public understanding and appreciation of Chicago sculpture through exhibits and public forums on sculpture. To engage artists and art professionals in a dialogue to advance the art form, and promote a supportive environment for sculpture and sculptors.< Less
Avenue of Sculpture By Chicago Sculpture International
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The best collaborations come from the purest of intentions. "Avenue of Sculpture" showcases 25 sculptures from the membership of Chicago Sculpture International (CSI). The Chicago... More > Sculpture International advances the understanding and creation of sculpture as a unique and vital contribution to society. The CSI seeks to expand public understanding and appreciation of Chicago sculpture through exhibits and public forums on sculpture. To engage artists and art professionals in a dialogue to advance the art form, and promote a supportive environment for sculpture and sculptors.< 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
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
The Beginning of New Poetry By Chicago Children's Museum
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Poetry by Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Students, as sponsored by the Words Alive Project(Chicago Children's Museum)
The Beginning of New Poetry By Chicago Children's Museum
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Poetry by Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School Students, as sponsored by the Words Alive Project(Chicago Children's Museum)
Top Tap Tips By Chicago Tap Theatre
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Chicago’s premier tap dance ensemble celebrates the joy and artistry of tap dance with a stunning view of the company in performance and rehearsal. Unexpected and evocative photographs capture... More > the essence of what it means to be a tap dancer today, while instructional and inspirational quotes from the masters of tap, both past and present, give readers quirky, inside tips and anecdotes from those who have risen to the heights of the profession. Designed for dancers and fans alike, Top Tap Tips is just the book for the dancer in your life.< Less

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