Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Fall 2005

Sep 9 Introduction and orientation to ‘Life at CURL’  
Sep 16 Visit to the Gannon Center for Women and Leadership. Meet at 10:30am at Piper Hall , Loyola University Chicago, Lakeshore Campus  
Sep 23 Is Time Really of the Essence? Conducting participatory evaluation of community technology initiatives Lenore Johnson & Amy Kerr, Loyola University Chicago, Center for Urban Research and Learning
Sep 30 Earnings and Income:  Economic resources of Illinois TANF recipients after welfare reform Vandna Sinha, Northwestern University, Human Development & Social Policy
Oct 14 Community impacts of Chicago's tax increment financing program Jackie Leavy, Neighborhood Capital Budget Group
Oct 21 "We'll get through it eventually": Assessing the applicability of existing stress and coping frameworks in low-income, African American adolescents Dr. Noni Gaylord-Harden, Loyola University Chicago, Psychology Department. Note: We will be meeting at Lakeshore Campus, Crown Center, Room 334
Oct 28 Nonprofits: A Growing Sector but Plenty of Challenges Dr. Kirsten A. Grønbjerg, Efroymson Chair in Philanthropy, Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University & Professor of Public & Environmental Affairs, Indiana University
Locally Owned: A tour of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood
Breakfast and lunch from local restaurants will be provided; Limit: 40 participants; Cost: $8 for LUC faculty/staff; $5 for non-CURL students. 
Meet at 9am at the Swedish American Museum, 5211 N. Clark, 773.728.8111
Nov 4 Mapping positive youth development assets in the community Dr. Scott Leon, Loyola University Chicago, Psychology Department
Nov 11 Discussing the differential impact of gentrification upon Chicago’s communities Dr. Philip Nyden, Emily Edlynn, and Julie Davis, Loyola University Chicago, Center for Urban Research and Learning
Nov 18 Chicago's 10-year plan to end homelessness - Hopes, challenges, and barriers to its implementation" Patricia Crowley, OSB., Executive Director, Chicago Continuum of Care
Nov 26 Thanksgiving. No seminar  
Dec 2 Municipal wireless & urban communications Dr. Harvey Jassem, Loyola University Chicago, School of Communication, Technology and Public Service