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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

"Interview with the Dean: A Vision to Cure Blindness"

Weill Cornell Medical College News
Sheila Nirenberg, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
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America’s First Investigative Public Radio Show

The show will feature investigative stories with a focus on informing the public about the actions of governments, businesses, and communities out of public view. Read More
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Grantees’ Work Prompts Systemic Reforms to Immigration Courts

Federal immigration courts have adopted two reforms that will expand access to legal protection for unaccompanied child migrants. Read More