Long-term Collaboration: Building Relationships and Achieving Results through a Neighborhoods Initiative Program-The Resurrection Project

  • Wim Wiewel University of Illinois at Chicago
Keywords: Higher Education, Community Partnerships


This article describes the University of Illinois at Chicago's Neighborhoods Initiative, which is a part of the university's Great Cities Program. The Neighborhoods Initiative includes a partnership with The Resurrection Project, a community-based development corporation. Jointly they work to strengthen the quality of life in the Pilsen and Near West Side neighborhoods.