What We're Learning

We are committed to sharing the results of our grantmaking and the lessons we learn as we carry out our work. We believe it is important to evaluate and reflect regularly, study the findings of research and reports generated with our support, and communicate the results with those in the field and with the public.Read more about our learning philosophy

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Digital Media, Youth, and Credibility

Today we have access to an almost inconceivably vast amount of information, from sources that are increasingly portable, accessible, and interactive. More

Digital Media Use and Identity

As young people today grow up in a world saturated with digital media, how does it affect their sense of self and others?  More

Games as a Tool For Learning

In the many studies of games and young people's use of them, little has been written about an overall "ecology" of gaming, game design and play—mapping the ways that all the various elements, from coding to social practices to aesthetics, coexist in the game world. More

Chicago Arts Generate Over $1 Billion in Economic Activity

At a press conference at the Chicago Cultural Center, Americans for the Arts announced the local and comparative results from its Arts & Economic Prosperity III. More

Survey of Government Internet Filtering Practices

Twenty-five countries around the world out of 41 countries surveyed block or filter Internet content, indicating a global trend towards Internet censorship. More