The power of research:
GCI offers bold solutions for urban problems
For improving the quality of life in our cities & regions
The Great Cities Institute (GCI) at the University of Illinois at Chicago:
Produces Research on Urban Issues: Promotes research on complex issues facing today’s urban communities.
Serves As A Research Hub: Provides service to the community through sponsorship of community engagement and technical assistance projects.
Facilitates Ongoing Dialogue: Acts as a convener through educational programs that facilitate community and university dialogue on today’s urban challenges.
Our Goal: Improve the quality of life of residents living and working in Chicago, its metropolitan region, and cities throughout the world.