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Windy City Harvest Reaps Success and Health

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s urban agriculture programs provide job training and build healthier communities. Read More

"Review: MacArthur Fellows Impress in Evening of Dance"

Chicago Tribune
Susan S. Marshall , 2000 MacArthur Fellow
Merce Cunningham , 1985 MacArthur Fellow
Mark Morris , 1991 MacArthur Fellow
Kyle Abraham, 2013 MacArthur Fellow
Michelle Dorrance, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Harris Theater for Music and Dance
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A ‘Game Changer’ on Teen Health and Empowerment

The Game Changer Chicago Design Lab uses games and new media to advance young people’s social and emotional health. Read More
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Rapid Response Grants for Reducing Violence and Promoting Peace

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities is a $300,000 fund created in direct response to the many people and organizations who are proactively working to keep Chicago neighborhoods safe. Read More
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Preserving Affordable Housing in Chicago

A case study by the Urban Institute shows how a community development financial institution (CDFI) connected with local buyers to bring a long-vacant building back into the housing stock in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood. Read More