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Tara Magner

Director

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Statement on Recent U.S. Immigration Policy Decisions

We share the concern of many organizations and individuals about recent U.S. immigration policy decisions that have resulted in the separation of families at our borders. These developments are an affront to the MacArthur Foundation ... Read More
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Enhancing Community Safety Through Successful Youth Mentoring Programs

Chicago Commitment Director Tara Magner shares how our investment in evaluating youth mentoring programs helped us identify effective programs that would benefit from additional support—from modernizing their technology to making their facilities more welcoming. Read More
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Advancing Leadership in Chicago

As members of MacArthur's Chicago Commitment team, we are committed to co-designing our strategy with an array of individuals, organizations, and other civic actors. Read More
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Chicago Responds to Federal Immigration Orders

Chicago organizations quickly responded to President Trump’s shift in federal immigration policies and MacArthur awarded $1.2 million in grants to help groups meet the extraordinary demand. Read More
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Strong Organizations and Effective Partnerships

The Chicago Commitment team spent months seeking input from individuals and organizations, which informed our Chicago strategy to strengthen organizations, support civic partnerships, advance diverse and influential leaders, and revitalize communities. Read More
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On the Ground in Chicago

An overview of our work in Chicago with Tara Magner, Director of the Chicago Commitment Read More
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