Research and Reports

 
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A World-Class City: A FINANCIAL BLUEPRINT FOR THE CITY THAT CHICAGOANS DESERVE

Written by the Action Center on Race and the Economy, this report details a $3.7B city revenue plan for the incoming city administration for universal early childhood education, free community college, free public transit, and homelessness alleviation. Read the full report here.

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progressive solutions for city pension systems

First presented at our November 2018 Policy School for the endorsed Chicago City Council slate, this brief by Stephanie Farmer and Sean Noonan provides candidates and lawmakers with the research and language they need to defend retirement security. Read the full brief here.

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Overview of housing in chicago political units

Prepared for our Elected Officials Chapter by Roosevelt University Professor Stephanie Farmer, this powerpoint provides a snapshot of the state of housing, gentrification, evictions, and homelessness in Chicago and Cook County. Read the whole presentation here.