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Stories from Chicagoans working to improve their communities.

Stories from Chicagoans working to improve their communities.
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United States

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Stories from Chicagoans working to improve their communities.

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@theuc3p

Language:

English


Episodes

Cathy Cohen and David Knight

5/26/2019
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Produced and Edited by Kyra Sturgill and Steve Crano University 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 Chicago.”

Duration:00:54:03

Vincent Lane

4/30/2019
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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 the initiation of a plan to better integrate public housing properties into the city. It was also scarred by the some bad press and legal encounters with both the ACLU and NRA. Credits: Steve Crano and Kyra Sturgill for producing, interviewing, and...

Duration:00:54:45

Laura Washington

3/31/2019
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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 Preckwinkle and Lori Lightfoot and what issues each candidate must address to persuade voters. Ms. Washington also discusses her experience as a follow at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics. Credits: Steve Crano and Kyra Sturgill, for...

Duration:00:35:47

David Orr

2/24/2019
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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: https://interactive.wbez.org/2019/mayoral-questionnaire/quiz/ Ballotpedia: https://ballotpedia.org/Mayoral_election_in_Chicago%2C_Illinois_%282019%29?fbclid=IwAR29-bHa8ftEEeXaayOOCmVphcxngwJJxHXw5OuLrxUq610M6DEFMZM32Bk#Overview Chicago Board of Elections:...

Duration:00:41:55

Trina Tyler

2/17/2019
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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! Credits: Kyra Sturgill, for co-hosting Steve Crano, for co-hosting and music Iszy Licht, for editing Edoardo Ortiz, for producing Blake Daniels, for music

Duration:00:32:53