"A just transition is 'an intentional shift toward a society in which the economy and the environment can thrive simultaneously, with social structures in place to make sure equity takes priority in the process as well as the outcome.'"
Taylor Gendel and Dr. Janet Smith|Posted on August 04, 2020
Chicago has grown more segregated by income over time. We review here the racial and economic divisions that need to be acknowledged and addressed through serious investment of public and private resources.
Read our new post on the General Iron move to the Southeast Side. The move would disproportionately impact Latinos, single female mothers, children under 18, elderly residents over 65, and low-income residents. https://voorheescenter.wordpress.com/2018/08/08/general-iron-move-to-southeast-side-triggers-racial-equity-concerns/
When the Trump administration announced a citizenship question would appear on the 2020 census, it was met with concern and skepticism. Now demographers say it could also generate the data necessary to redefine…
Listen to Voorhees Center researcher Jessica Kursman discuss our recent research on geographic disparities in Chicago Public Schools investment on WGN Radio. OTL #615: Disparities in school funding and school discipline, A tribute…
On Wednesday, WTTW’s Chicago Tonight highlighted findings from our report examining geographic disparities in CPS capital investments across the city. https://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2018/07/25/critics-say-cps-budget-promotes-inequality-across-district