News in “MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions”

"Watchdog Group Polices US Prisons"

Voice of America
Related Grantee: John Howard Association
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"How I Learned to Listen"

TED Blog
David A. Isay , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: StoryCorps
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Addressing Unfair Citizenship Practices in Mexico

Sin Fronteras has helped to win Mexican citizenship for 14 individuals whose cases were plagued with undue delays and obstruction resulting from corrupt and unfair practices by the Mexican government. Read More
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Database Tracks Political Contributions to State Legislators

The database, which was created by the National Institute on Money in State Politics, enables citizens, journalists, and public officials to sort the data by legislator, legislative committee, and specific legislation. Read More
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Nine Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

From tracking money in U.S. elections to protecting the vulnerable in Mexico to reinvigorating civics education, these extraordinary organizations are tackling some of the most difficult social challenges and achieving outsized impact. Read More

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Cecilia A. Conrad

Managing Director
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Cate A. Fox

Senior Program Officer

Susan M. Salaba

Program Administrator

Mariela Evans

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Andrew Solomon

Managing Director, Communications

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer, Evaluation