With poverty affecting one in six Americans, a new report by leaders in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors proposes innovative ideas that can bring new vitality to struggling communities. Investing In What Works for America, by MacArthur-supported Low Income Investment Fund, offers solutions for expanding access to affordable housing, good schools, transportation, jobs, and even supermarkets and parks. The publication advocates a holistic approach to lifting people and their communities out of poverty. Read the report or request a copy.
Community & Economic Development
The Foundation supports prevention of youth violence and the use of information technology to enhance governance, the social sector, and quality of life. MacArthur is exploring new ways to understand the challenges faced by cities around the world, and how to plan, manage, and govern to address them.