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Arts Conversation & Reception with Steven Tepper

Join a conversation about the arts with Steven J. Tepper, a leading writer and speaker on cultural engagement and everyday creativity. After his talk there will be time for questions, followed by a reception Read More

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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

A forum featuring danah boyd and Sam Dyson, moderated by Alison Cuddy. Read More
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Understanding the Activity of Cities

The Array of Things project seeks to create a bounty of data to better understand the environment, infrastructure, and activity of cities, creating a new public instrument for research, education, and applications that improve the lives ... Read More
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"Architect Jeanne Gang to Help Museum Campus Planning"

Chicago Tribune
Jeanne Gang, 2011 MacArthur Fellow
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Chicago Premiere of "The Homestretch"

The Homestretch, a documentary film by Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, features three homeless teenagers who brave Chicago winters, the pressures of high school, and life alone on the streets to build a brighter future. Read More

"How Civic Hackers Are Helping Local Journalism"

Columbia Journalism Review
Related Grantee: Chicago Community Trust
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