Our Commitment to Chicago
This document provides a snapshot of UChicago’s positive impact for the city and its social fabric—including contributions that will have a lasting effect for generations to come.
UChicago Medicine Community Benefit Report
According to its recently published annual Community Benefit Report, the University of Chicago Medicine provided more than $519 million in benefits and services to the South Side community in Fiscal Year 2019.
Inclusive Construction Initiative FY2020 Report
This annual report is designed to not only provide a culmination of goal progress at the close of Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020) on projects in construction during that timeframe, but provide some insights as to exactly how ICI has impacted the minority and women-owned contracting community along with local hires.
UChicago Inclusive Construction Initiative
The UChicago Inclusive Construction Initiative is a joint effort between the University of Chicago Office of Civic Engagement, Facilities Services, and UChicago Medicine to create economic opportunities for minorities, women, and local residents through our campus construction and renovation projects.
Community Programs Accelerator
As an anchor institution on the South Side of Chicago, the University of Chicago is in a unique position to help local nonprofit organizations build their capacity for present and future impact. Th...
Since its implementation in 2014, UChicago Local has worked with more than 300 South Side businesses to help grow their capacity and connect with opportunities at the University.
Lead Violence Response Specialist, University of Chicago Medicine
Dwayne Johnson came to violence recovery work after losing his uncle to gun violence. He is now the lead specialist at UChicago Medicine’s Violence Recovery Program, the only hospital-based program of its kind in Chicago that serves both adults and children.
Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School
During the pandemic, Chicago Booth students in the Booth COVID-19 Volunteers and Booth Social Impact programs helped Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School (CTK) find grant opportunities, create a new framework for CTK's work-study training, and identify ways to improve CTK's curriculum.
The Provident Foundation
A timely mission: addressing racial disparities in healthcare during the COVID-19 era As the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified long-running racial disparities in healthcare access and education in...
HBCU and HSI Bridge Scholarship
Brittany Read majored in legal communications at Howard University and assumed she would go onto law school en route to a career in government and social policy. Then a merit-based, full tuition HBCU and HSI Bridge Scholarship from University of Chicago Professional Education put her on a new path to her goal.
UChicago Veteran Scholars program
Now a second-year undergraduate at UChicago, Ricky Holder was placed in foster care system when he was nine years old. His childhood is part of the reason he hopes to become a public defender.
UChicago College partners with Braven through best practices and meaningful job and internship experiences for students.