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Director Joe Hoereth

Winter 2022 Letter from Director Joe Hoereth

Friends of IPCE, I hope everyone has had a great end to the fall semester.. I always look forward to this time of year, as reflecting on our impact catalyzes the work ahead.…

Director Joe Hoereth

Fall 2022 Letter from Director Joseph Hoereth

Friends of IPCE, I hope everyone had a great and smooth start to the fall semester. I am happy to share that the Institute for Civic and Policy Engagement celebrated a full summer…

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Meet the 2022-2023 UPPF Fellows

IPCE, in partnership with the African American Academic Network (AAAN) and Latin American Recruitment and Education Services (LARES), is pleased to welcome the 2022-23 cohort of undergraduate students to the Urban Public Policy…

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Master of City Design's Chicago Charrette

McKinley Park is a thriving working-class neighborhood on the city’s southwest side. Having grown up in Evanston – a sister city that hugs Chicago’s north side – I always associated McKinley Park with…

Director Joe Hoereth

Spring 2022 Letter from Director Joseph Hoereth

Friends of IPCE, May always arrives at once as a surprise and hard-earned finish line. I always look forward to this moment of fresh air and reflection, as a reminder of all that…

Director Joe Hoereth

Winter 2021 Letter from Director Joseph Hoereth

Friends of IPCE, I hope everyone has had a great end to their fall semesters, especially through all the adjustments of the pandemic. It has been a fluid transition back on campus this…

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2021 National Student Issues Convention Recap

On October 22, 2021, over 250 college and university students from around the United States convened online to discuss what issues most affect them. The students used ranked choice voting to determine that…