Office of Civic Engagement Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report
The Office of Civic Engagement’s annual reach and impact report from Fiscal Year 2022 includes highlights of our work alongside campus, community, and philanthropic partners to strengthen neighboring communities by supporting nonprofits, small businesses, civic leaders and youth.Read more
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.Read more
UChicago Medicine Community Benefit Report
The University of Chicago Medicine contributed $606.9 million in benefits and services to residents of the South Side and Southland areas in fiscal 2021, according to the latest annual report that outlines the academic health system’s investments in and support of the community.
READI Chicago: A community-based approach to reducing gun violence
Results are released by Harris Policy's Crime Lab and Inclusive Economy Lab of a randomized controlled trial of the READI Chicago program, which has recently been lifted up by Attorney General Merrick Garland as a model approach to reduce gun violence.
Office of Civic Engagement Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Report
The Office of Civic Engagement’s annual report highlights how the office advanced its strategic priorities in fiscal year 2021 by working alongside campus, community, and philanthropic partners; supporting South Side neighbors; and helping to reinforce the integral role civic engagement plays at the University.
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.
UChicago Medicine Community Advisory Council / Blue Hat Foundation
Candace Henley, founder of the Blue Hat Foundation, is helping to shape the creation of the city's first freestanding clinical cancer center, initially as a member, and now as president of UChicago Medicine's Community Advisory Council (CAC).
Neighborhood Schools Program
In the five years that she’s worked with the University of Chicago’s Neighborhood Schools Program (NSP), Bronzeville principal Mellodie Brown says that in addition to the increased academic perform...
Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Introduction to Molecular Engineering Course for City Colleges of Chicago Students
The three-week, non-credit course Deairra Fox-Brown participated in aims to show City Colleges of Chicago students paths to four-year STEM degrees and help address the underrepresentation of minority students in science and engineering.
Youth Internship Program
High school senior Samia Chatman spent her summer classifying Oriental Institute specimens as part of the UChicago Youth Internship Program, a paid employment opportunity for local Chicago Public Schools and charter school students facilitated by the Office of Civic Engagement.
An Environmental and Urban Studies major and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies minor who grew up on Chicago’s South Side, rising fourth year Julian Green says participating in the Summer Links internship program channeled passion into meaningful impact.
Neighborhood Schools Program, MathMatch Tutoring
University of Chicago Psychology and Comparative Human Development professor Susan Levine partnered with UChicago's Neighborhood Schools Program to launch a unique math tutoring program for South Side second graders.