How Housing Matters is an ongoing, five-year, $25 million research initiatives to deepen the literature on the effect that investments in affordable housing have on social and economic outcomes. Read More
With two-thirds of former prisoners in Illinois convicted of another crime within three years of their release from prison, the state's comprehensive program seeks to cut this number dramatically. Read More
The Situated Multimedia Art Learning Lab (SMALLab) program at Arizona State University recently received a nearly $600,000 grant to share with the New York City-based nonprofit, Institute of Play, from MacArthur. Read More
A committee of experts selected and staffed by the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Public Administration will identify and assess a range of options for restoring America’s fiscal health. Read More
The White House lacks the science and technology expertise necessary to adequately address key policy issues, from energy and the environment to national security, according to a new report from the Woodrow Wilson Center for International ... Read More
Prepared for the Illinois Juvenile Justice Initiative by Elizabeth Kooy. The preparation of this document was supported by John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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The 2005 repeal of a state law that once forced children accused of drug offenses into adult criminal courts has not compromised public safety and, instead, has provided hundreds of Illinois youth a greater opportunity to ... Read More