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Make Room Campaign Highlights Lack of Affordable Rental Housing

A national campaign called Make Room is staging concerts, convening forums, and sharing stories to deepen awareness about the lack of affordable rental housing and the impact that is having on American families. Read More

"David Simon on Baltimore’s Anguish"

The Marshall Project
David Simon, 2010 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Marshall Project
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Court Upholds Ban on Personal Campaign Solicitations by Judges

Research by MacArthur grantees Justice at Stake and the Brennan Center was cited by the Court, and Justice at Stake filed an amicus brief in the case. Read More
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Campaign Building Awareness of Importance of Forests

A viral video featuring celebrity activist Prince Ea is leveraging the power of social media and crowd funding to encourage people to take action to reduce deforestation and curb climate change. Read More

"Is Investigative Journalism a Joke?"

Pacific Standard
James Longley, 2009 MacArthur Fellow
Laura Poitras, 2012 MacArthur Fellow
Errol Morris , 1989 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantees: Center for Investigative Reporting, ProPublica
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Report Examines Nuclear Security and Disarmament Link

Foreign Policy Institute Fellow Deepti Choubey examines how nuclear-armed and non-nuclear-weapon states view the relationship between preventing nuclear terrorism and reducing and eliminating nuclear weapons. Read More
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Assessing Views on Open Government Data

Americans are generally optimistic that government initiatives to use open data can make government more accountable, but they are less confident that open data will improve government performance, according to a national survey. Read More
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NEXT Award Recipient First CDFI to Receive Bond Rating

Clearinghouse CDFI, a California-based organization focused on lending in low-income and distressed communities, has become the nation’s first organization of its kind to receive a credit rating from S&P Ratings. Read More