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.
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High-speed Internet can connect remote communities, help coordinate and streamline healthcare services, enable children with unparalleled access to learning opportunities, and spark and support innovation in numerous fields. Read More
A report from National Skills Coalition explores ways that federal policy can better support cities’ efforts to integrate human and physical capital investments, particularly in the areas of public housing and transit-oriented development. Read More
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. Read More
Opportunity Chicago, the MacArthur-supported workforce development initiative for Chicago public housing residents, surpassed its goal of helping 5,000 public housing residents find quality work, according to an evaluation. Read More