Community Change in Chicago: How Is the Landscape Shifting?

IPR Policy Briefing

Supported with funding from the Joyce Foundation

rooftop Chicago skyline

Over the years, many factors have created a unique mix of classes, races, and ethnicities in the city of Chicago and its suburbs. What are the contemporary trends in housing, crime, and neighborhood diversity that are shaping how Chicago’s residents work, interact, and live?

Panelists and Presentations

“Crime and Fear Are Down—But Why?”

by Wesley G. Skogan, IPR Faculty Fellow and Professor of Political Science.

“Politics and Promises in the Transformation of Chicago Public Housing”

by Mary Pattillo, IPR Faculty Associate and Arthur Anderson Research and Teaching Professor.

“The Multicultural Metropolis: Neighborhood Diversity and Segregation”

by Juan Onésimo Sandoval, IPR Faculty Fellow and Assistant Professor of Sociology.


Therese McGuire, IPR Faculty Fellow, Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg

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Friday, March 10
12:00-1:30 p.m.

Kellogg School of Management, Wieboldt Hall
Northwestern University
340 E. Superior St., 4th floor