Community Development

A collection of content related to community development from across the Foundation's grantmaking

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Exploring Urban Governance Worldwide

An online platform offers new ways of communicating and mapping the vast landscape of urban governance models and approaches to challenges faced by cities around the world. Read More
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Assessing Prisoner Reentry Programming

The report evaluates a community-based reentry program that attempted to help more than 700 formerly incarcerated people transition to home life in East Garfield Park, Chicago, between 2008 and 2013. Read More
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Data Ethics in the Age of the Quantified Society

MacArthur grantees and other leading thinkers from business, government, civil society, and academia convened at the Aspen Ideas Festival to explore and debate ethics in the age of the quantified society. Read More
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Assessing Urban Governance in Europe and China

Two papers from the London School of Economics New Urban Governance Project, supported by MacArthur, explore the evolution of urban governance in Europe and China. Read More
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Supporting Innovation to Curb Youth Violence

Three innovative Chicago-based projects that focus on youth violence prevention have been selected for funding through the University of Chicago Crime Lab’s Chicago Design Competition, which is supported by MacArthur. Read More
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Video: Leveraging the Disruptive Power of the Internet

MacArthur President Julia Stasch joined a panel discussion that explored issues of equity, access, safety and security when it comes to the Internet and information and communication technology more broadly. Read More