Center for Urban Research and Learning

Loyola University Chicago

Here you will find all of CURL's research projects and publications. 

Bethel New Life: Community Demographic Analysis

(06/01/1996 – 08/31/1996)

This project was a comprehensive inventory and analysis of community demographics of West Garfield Park. The first wave was completed from 6/96 - 8/96. The second wave was completed from 8/97 - 12/97.

A report was produced. Anita Jayaraj was hired as director of research at Bethel.

Research Team

  • P. Nyden, CURL
  • A. Jayaraj, Graduate Fellow, Psychology
  • B. Mier, Graduate Fellow, Sociology
  • R. Burwell, Graduate Fellow, Sociology
  • Mary Nelson, Bethel New Life 

Community Partner