Areas of research
The Voorhees Center uses a collaborative model to create new knowledge aimed at solving problems.
The Voorhees Center works with UIC faculty, community groups and other stakeholders, and involves UIC urban planning graduate students to help them acquire practical experience while providing valuable service to communities.
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Change is defined best by each neighborhood or community. Change is negative for some and positive for others. Providing meaningful assistance to a community requires understanding change at all levels. The Voorhees Center analyzes change using a broad scope to better understand the issues affecting Chicago neighborhoods, identifying trends that can aid in the development of effective strategies.