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"Phillip Cusic: 'BAM' Program"

WGN Radio
Related Grantee: Youth Guidance
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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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Increasing Internet Access, Civic Engagement in Chicago

Connect Chicago aims to increase the digital and technology skills of Chicago residents so they can better engage in Internet, economic, and civic opportunities. Read More

Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director
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Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget

LaShonda Baldwin

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation