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"2013 National Humanities Medalists Announced"

National Endowment for the Humanities
Stanley Nelson , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
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Next Awards for Opportunity Finance Announce 2014 Finalists

Four leading community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are competing for $8.25 million in grants and low-cost, long-term loans. Winners of the NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance must have innovative strategies to expand housing opportunities such ... Read More
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Free Shakespeare in Chicago Parks

Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream will be performed for free in 18 Chicago parks this summer as part of the Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks program. Read More
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Progress in Juvenile Justice Reform in 3 States

Efforts by the National Campaign to Reform State Juvenile Justice Systems, a multi-funder initiative supported by the Foundation, have secured important juvenile justice reforms in Colorado, Washington, and New Hampshire. Read More

"Youth Program Gets More Funding"

Chicago Tribune Breaking News
Related Grantees: University of Chicago Crime Lab, Youth Guidance
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