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18 Chicago Arts Groups Receive MacArthur Support for International Collaborations

“Cross-cultural learning and sharing of artistic experiences can bring fresh perspectives to the creative organizations involved, and help inform, engage, and entertain diverse audiences in Chicago and around the world,” said MacArthur President Robert Gallucci. Read More
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Assessing Cities’ Vulnerability to Bankruptcy

A study takes an in-depth look at the fiscal health of six major urban centers to explore whether Detroit’s bankruptcy is an anomaly or the beginning of a trend that could spread throughout the country. Read More

"Is Detroit Contagious?"

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Wells Fargo NEXT Awards for Opportunity Finance Honor Three Community Development Lenders

A MacArthur-supported awards program for community development financial institutions (CDFIs) announced it will award $8.25 million to three top-performing CDFIs. Read More
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Investigation Tracks Down Wall Street Players Who Sparked Financial Crisis

A three-part investigative series on the 2008 financial meltdown revisits the subprime lenders, Wall Street banks, and government regulators most responsible for the crash. Read More
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Number of Immigration Measures Passed by U.S. Increases in 2013

The number of immigration-related laws passed by U.S. states rebounded sharply in the first half of 2013, spurred in part by a 2012 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Arizona's clampdown on immigration. Read More
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Assessing International Labor Recruitment

In April 2013 MacArthur and the Open Society Foundation convened experts, advocates, policy specialists, and representatives from international and national organizations to discuss international labor recruitment. Read More
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The Cost of Being 'Crime Free'

A growing trend in Illinois and across the country of establishing crime free rental housing and nuisance property ordinances has costly consequences for tenant families, landlords, and entire communities. Read More