Community & Economic Development

What's New

Page 4 of 21. Return to the Community & Economic Development program 

Network to Support City-University Partnerships  thumbnail

Network to Support City-University Partnerships

The MetroLab Network, seeks to strengthen and create partnerships between metro areas and their respective universities to research, develop, and deploy innovative technologies to address challenges facing the nation’s urban areas Read More

"UW, City of Seattle Join ‘Smart Cities’ Network"

University of Washington
Read More
New Model to Improve Accuracy of Cook County Housing Assessments thumbnail

New Model to Improve Accuracy of Cook County Housing Assessments

The new residential assessment model was developed to address “regressivity,” which results in higher-priced homes being under-assessed. Read More
Exploring Urban Governance Worldwide thumbnail

Exploring Urban Governance Worldwide

An online platform offers new ways of communicating and mapping the vast landscape of urban governance models and approaches to challenges faced by cities around the world. Read More
Assessing Prisoner Reentry Programming thumbnail

Assessing Prisoner Reentry Programming

The report evaluates a community-based reentry program that attempted to help more than 700 formerly incarcerated people transition to home life in East Garfield Park, Chicago, between 2008 and 2013. Read More
Data Ethics in the Age of the Quantified Society thumbnail

Data Ethics in the Age of the Quantified Society

MacArthur grantees and other leading thinkers from business, government, civil society, and academia convened at the Aspen Ideas Festival to explore and debate ethics in the age of the quantified society. Read More
Assessing Urban Governance in Europe and China thumbnail

Assessing Urban Governance in Europe and China

Two papers from the London School of Economics New Urban Governance Project, supported by MacArthur, explore the evolution of urban governance in Europe and China. Read More
Supporting Innovation to Curb Youth Violence thumbnail

Supporting Innovation to Curb Youth Violence

Three innovative Chicago-based projects that focus on youth violence prevention have been selected for funding through the University of Chicago Crime Lab’s Chicago Design Competition, which is supported by MacArthur. Read More

Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director, Community & Economic Development
Portrait of Quinn Hanzel

Quinn Hanzel

Grants Manager
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Coordinator

Media Contact

Portrait of Meredith Klein

Meredith Klein

Senior Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer