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"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
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$18M in Grants to Advance Public Interest Technology

In a joint commitment to uncover new ways the Internet can be used to foster learning and promote justice, MacArthur and the Ford, Knight, Open Society, and Mozilla foundations have committed a combined $18M in grants ... Read More
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Making Cities Better Places

A series of papers published by the Social Science Research Council explore how core characteristics of big cities can be mobilized to make human life more just and democratic. Read More

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