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In this episode, we will hear from the HCA Fellows team who partnered with MSBARC (Mid-South Business Association and Resource Center). This team completed an asset-based economic landscape analysis in order to aid MSBARC's understanding of nei
In this episode, we will hear from one of the HCA Fellows teams who partnered with Sunshine Enterprises. This team developed a logic model for SE's Community Business Academy (CBA), which is a twelve-session course in basic business planning an
In this episode, we will hear from the HCA Fellows team who partnered with Chicago NORML (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). This team completed an organizational strategic plan to provide NORML with a roadmap for future o
Trigger Warning: this episode contains graphic descriptions of police and racial violence.Recent Harris graduate and former president of Black Action in Public Policy Studies Alexis Pearson chats with Dr. Omar Wasow. He is the Assistant Profess
For today's episode, Steve Crano chats with Dr. William Towns, the Executive Director of Benefit Chicago, and an Adjunct Lecturer of Social Impact at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. This episode was recorded in the summer of 2019.C
In this episode of Chicagoland, Steve Crano and Kyra Sturgill interview Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health. This interview was recorded in the fall of 2019, months before the Coronavirus pandemic had fir
Jacky Grimshaw, Vice President, Government Affairs of the Center for Neighborhood Technology ("CNT"), discusses the state of transportation in Chicagoland, including the implications of the city's implementation of a new ridesharing tax, challe
Steve talks with activist, author, and entrepreneur Jahmal Cole about his organization My Block, My Hood, My City, and growing up in Chicago.Podcast Production Credit: Kyra Sturgill and Steve Crano produced and edited Aishwarya Kumar produced
Produced and Edited by Kyra Sturgill and Steve CranoUniversity of Chicago Political Science professor, Cathy Cohen, and her doctoral student, David Knight, discuss their recent survey project “Race and Place: Young Adults and the Future of Chic
This week, Steve Crano and Kyra Sturgill sat down for an interview with Vincent Lane, former director of the Chicago Housing Authority. Lane’s tenure as chairman led up to the demolition of Chicago’s high rise public housing developments and th
Laura Washington, a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times and political commentator on ABC 7 News and WBEZ Chicago, discusses the upcoming mayoral runoff election on April 2. Ms. Washington discusses the strengths and weaknesses of both Toni Preck
Steve and Kyra talk with David Orr about the upcoming Chicago mayoral election, machine politics, and what it takes for progressive candidates to win in the Windy City.WBEZ Mayoral Questionnaire:
Our guest today is Trina Tyler (MPP '20). She is a native Chicagoan and an advocate for policy accountability and reform in her hometown. She also works with the Invisible Institute.Stay until the end to catch our Chicago Hot Takes segment!Cred
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