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Building Relationships and Earning Trust to Reduce Gun Violence

Senior Program Officer Tawa Mitchell shares how building relationships, establishing trust, and acknowledging and repairing harm are effective strategies to reducing gun violence in Chicago.
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Digital Education in the Summer

Chicago Learning Exchange granted 11 programs a total of $100,000 to support digital learning in the summer for youth in Chicago.
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Art Exhibition to Honor 40th Anniversary of MacArthur Fellows Program

The Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago will organize an exhibition in 2021 in honor of the 40th anniversary of the MacArthur Fellows program.
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‘Radical Inclusion’ to Combat Racial Injustice

BYP100 is a grassroots collective of young community organizers focused on transformative leadership, advocacy, and political education using a black, queer, feminist lens.
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Promising Solutions to Reducing Gun Violence in Chicago

A panel discussion on how community and civic leaders are partnering to contribute to a comprehensive violence reduction plan for Chicago.

Staff

Portrait of Stephanie Platz

Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Director
Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Internal Advisor, Community & Economic Development
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director, Impact Investments
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Senior Grants Manager
Portrait of Cate A. Fox

Cate A. Fox

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Patrick Griffin

Patrick Griffin

Senior Program Officer, Criminal Justice
Portrait of Geoffrey Banks

Geoffrey Banks

Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Karen Hott

Karen Hott

Administrator
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Coordinator
Portrait of Louise Powell

Louise Powell

Coordinator
Portrait of Kristen Mack

Kristen Mack

Senior Communications Officer
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