CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY

Chicago State University will create the Center for Solutions of Urban Populations, an incubator for pioneering ideas and transformative change. The center will include physical renovations and establishing programmatic, research, outreach and entrepreneurial activities to address some of the most challenging issues in the Chicago region.

The CSUP will:

  • Renovate Douglas Hall to house the Center for Solutions of Urban Populations, an incubator for pioneering ideas and transformative change
  • Establish programmatic, research, outreach and entrepreneurial activities to address some of the most challenging issues in the Chicagoland region
  • Become a hub of activity, creating new collaborative partnerships, garnering external funding, and promoting public-private partnerships to address issues significantly impacting the quality of life in the South Side of Chicago
  • Promote collaborative interactions across the IIN network where Hubs with expertise in areas such as data science, agriculture, and the environment will be able to add value to the community transforming work of CSUP

Hub contact: Mary Daniels