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Human Rights and Technology

A study by Partners for Human Rights Information, Methodology, & Analysis seeks to help funders make strategic investments to harness technology in the service of human rights. Read More
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12 Chicago Arts Groups Receive MacArthur Grants for International Collaborations

Grants to 12 Chicago arts and culture organizations support artistic exchanges in 11 countries, including Brazil, China, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Read More
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Campaign Spending in the States

Since 2010, outside spending in state elections has increased dramatically, according a report by the Brennan Center for Justice, a MacArthur grantee. Read More
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Non-Candidate Spending On the Rise In State Elections

Non-candidate spending has increased in state elections since 2010, in part because of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, according to “Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics?” Read More
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Workshop Explores Changes in Public Science Engagement

Storytelling, standup comedy, and use of the arts are just some of the ways of mainstreaming science, according to a report about contemporary public science engagement. Read More
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Platform Enables Next Generation of Open City Data

The platform is designed to help government officials and researchers harness the potential of data released by governments to advance policy, research, and public engagement in cities. Read More
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Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. Read More
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U.S. Dept. of Justice, MacArthur Renew Juvenile Justice Reform Partnership

First established in 2011, the renewed partnership will provide $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform. Read More