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Report Examines Social Impact of Corporate Investing

Some leading corporate venture capital funds are investing in deals that provide financial return as well as social and/or environment impact, according to Volans. Read More
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SAMHSA, MacArthur Collaborate to Improve Early Diversion for Justice-Involved American Indian Youth with Behavioral Health Needs

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and MacArthur are collaborating on an effort to support early diversion for justice-involved American Indian youth with behavioral health needs. Read More
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Study Finds Increased Internet Use in Underserved Chicago Areas

Results from a MacArthur-supported study shows increased Internet usage in low and moderate-income communities in Chicago where a concentrated effort was made to educate residents about the internet and how it can improve their quality of ... Read More
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Online Tool Tracks Juvenile Justice Policy and Practice Changes

The Juvenile Justice GPS (Geography, Policy, Practice & Statistics) site monitors juvenile justice system change by examining state laws and juvenile justice practice, combined with the most relevant state and national statistics. Read More
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Civic Federation Warns Against Using Extended Tax Increase for New Spending in Illinois

The report calls on the state to use any increased revenue generated in the budget to stabilize state finances by significantly reducing the massive backlog of unpaid bills. Read More
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Competition, Leadership Summits Urge Millennials to Find Tech Solutions to Improve Latino Lives

A total of $500,000 in grants will be distributed to 10 to 15 millennial-led projects that leverage technology to improve conditions and learning in Latino communities as part of the recently launched VotoLatino Innovators Challenge. Read More
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Online Tool Catalogues Affordable Housing Preservation Programs

The National Housing Trust has developed a new, online, affordable housing preservation tool, PrezCat, a catalog of state and local policies and programs. Read More