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. Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Chicago Program Cuts Arrests Among Youth

An evaluation of Youth Guidance’s Becoming a Man (BAM) program found that the program significantly reduced violent crime while high-school graduations rose sharply among program participants. Read More

"Chicago’s Murder Problem"

The New York Times
Related Grantee: University of Chicago, Crime Lab
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Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director
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Mindy Martinez

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer