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"Civic Federation Sides Against Rauner in Fiscal Plan"

Crain's Chicago Business
Related Grantee: Civic Federation
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An Evaluation of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

This evaluation was commissioned to learn how the MacArthur Award has been used by recipient organizations, and to inform decisions about how to maximize the benefits of providing institutional support to grantees in the future. Read More
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What We Know About Chicago’s 2016 Spike in Violence

Chicago experienced a 58 percent increase in homicides and 43 percent more non-fatal shootings in 2016, according to a University of Chicago Crime Lab report. Read More
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Applying Neuroscientific Lie Detection in Court

A brief from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience assesses the potential and pitfalls of using neuroscientific lie detection technology in court. Read More