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Nuclear Security and Chicago

Coinciding with the announcement of grants supporting nuclear security, the Chicago Tribune spotlights MacArthur President Robert Gallucci’s background as a diplomat and nuclear expert. Read More

Financial Challenges for the New Chicago Mayor

The Civic Federation, a MacArthur grantee, released a new report that details the fiscal challenges facing the next Mayor of Chicago. Read More

Completed Foreclosure Auctions Increase in Cook County

A new report by the MacArthur-supported Woodstock Institute finds that foreclosures continue to rise from the fourth quarter of 2010 to the first quarter of 2011. Read More

ChicagoQuest Charter School Approved to Open in Fall 2011

The Chicago Board of Education approved CICS ChicagoQuest's application to open the first of three planned 6-12th grade charter public schools designed to prepare the thinkers that tomorrow needs – creative, flexible, collaborative, and innovative. Read More

Foreclosures May Cost Chicago $36 Million

The city's more than 18,000 abandoned foreclosures and unregistered vacant homes may be costing Chicago as much as $36 million, according to a new report by the Woodstock Institute, a MacArthur grantee. Read More

Public Housing Residents Train Green

Chicago public housing residents learn home improvement skills, reading, and math to help prepare them for advanced green job training. Read More

Many Vulnerable Chicago Public Housing Residents Enjoy Better Health, Housing, and Employment, but Youth Still Distressed

An Urban Institute project shows that the most disadvantaged Chicago residents have improved quality of life indicators. Read More

Opportunity Chicago Helps 5000 CHA Residents Find Jobs

Opportunity Chicago, a MacArthur-supported workforce development initiative for Chicago public housing residents, has helped more than 5,000 people find employment, according to a new report. Read More