Digital Media & Learning

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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas. Read More
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Building Trust in Online Learning Environments

The 5th annual Digital Media and Learning Competition, dubbed the Trust Challenge, awarded $1.2 million to 13 projects that will help foster trust in online learning environments. Read More
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Tech Solutions Key to VotoLatino Innovators Challenge Winners

A total of $500,000 in grants will be shared among seven winners of the VotoLatino Innovators Challenge, a competition that encouraged millennial-led projects that leverage technology to improve conditions and learning in Latino communities. Read More
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About the Digital Media and Learning Competition

Lissa Soep of Youth Radio and Leba Haber Rubinoff of Mobile Movement discuss the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition Watch
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ICivics, 2015 MacArthur Award Recipient

A recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, iCivics is reinvigorating civics education for a new generation of Americans. Watch

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May 4 Webinar: Reflections on National Campaign Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities in the 2016 Presidential Race
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Reflections on National Campaign Coverage: Challenges and Opportunities in the 2016 Presidential Race
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PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs: Engaging Gen Z with Video Journalism for Students by Students
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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Tawa Mitchell

Tawa Mitchell

Program Officer
Portrait of Karen S. Hott

Karen S. Hott

Team Administrator
Portrait of Julie W. Welgus

Julie W. Welgus

Research Associate

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation