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"We Have an Unwavering Commitment to Chicago"

In this commentary originally published in Crain's Chicago Business, MacArthur President Julia Stasch reaffirms the Foundation's enduring commitment to Chicago.
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Rental Housing Affordability Remains a Challenge in Cook County

This report found Cook County's affordability gap — the difference between demand for affordable housing by lower-income households and the supply — is still seven percent higher than in 2007 when the housing market collapsed.

MacArthur Fellows at the 2016 Chicago Humanities Festival

At the Chicago Humanities Festival, four MacArthur Fellows talked about cities, storytelling, and eviction. Rewatch the conversations below, with moderators Alison Cuddy, Natalie Y. Moore, and Alex Kotlowitz.   Community Leader Juan Salgado   Photographer Camilo José Vergara ...

"Our Cities: Dave Isay & Camilo José Vergara"

Chicago Humanities Festival
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Camilo José Vergara , 2002 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Chicago Humanities Festival
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Undocumented Students Face Barriers to College

Undocumented students in Illinois face difficulties accessing and completing postsecondary education due to its cost, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Latino Policy Forum. The report finds that lack of access to student financial aid ...
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Benefit Chicago

Benefit Chicago, an innovative collaboration among The Chicago Community Trust, MacArthur, and Calvert Foundation, aims to mobilize $100 million in impact investments for nonprofits and social enterprises in Chicago.
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On the Ground in Chicago

An overview of our work in Chicago with Tara Magner, Director of the Chicago Commitment


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Stephanie Platz

Managing Director, Programs
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Tara Magner

Portrait of Craig Howard

Craig Howard

Director, 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
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Tawa Mitchell

Senior Program Officer
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Karen S. Hott

Team Administrator
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Mindy Martinez

Team Coordinator
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Louise Powell

Team Coordinator
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