Community Development

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Pathways to Urban Sustainability

A report by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers a road map and recommendations to help U.S. cities become more sustainable, measurably improving their residents’ economic, social, and environmental well-being. Read More
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Promoting Peace on Chicago's Streets

The Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities awarded grants of up to $10,000 each to 70 different nonprofit organizations to keep neighborhoods safe over Labor Day and into the school year. Read More
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"'Good Food Revolution' Comes to Penn State Behrend"

Penn State News
Will Allen, 2008 MacArthur Fellow
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Fighting Foreclosures and Building Community

In a Chicago neighborhood that once had among the city’s highest foreclosure and vacancy rates, the Southwest Organizing Project and its partners have implemented a holistic suite of programs that address the housing crisis directly ... Read More
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"How a Lending Circle Architect Became a 'Genius'"

American Banker
José A. Quiñonez, 2016 MacArthur Fellow
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