Equity: Youth Unemployment Hits Blacks Hardest

Feb 15, 2016

 Youth unemployment is at crisis levels in Illinois, especially in Chicago among blacks and Latinos, according to a study released last month by the Great Cities Institute at the University of Chicago. An author of the study, the institute’s director Teresa Córdova says, “the crisis of joblessness for young people of color is chronic and concentrated.”

To see the study, go to https://greatcities.uic.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/ASN-Report-v3.2.pdf